Nevada Program Tests Flying Drones to Sniff Out RadiationIf there's ever a radiological catastrophe in the U.S. like the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan, the stewards of the former national nuclear weapons proving ground in Nevada expect to be ready to deploy remote-controlled drones to check for contamination.
Pilot Killed in Lincoln County Helicopter Crash IdentifiedA pilot killed in the crash of a kit-built helicopter at a remote Nevada dry lake bed has been identified as a 58-year-old Utah man with an aircraft operating license.
Pilot Dead in Lincoln County 1-Seat Helicopter CrashAuthorities say a pilot is dead after the crash of a small single-seat helicopter in a remote Nevada canyon about 75 miles north of Las Vegas.
Records: Vegas Stunt Planes Company Had Safety ConcernsBefore a recent stunt plane crash killed an instructor pilot and student passenger, records show that federal authorities had noted multiple safety issues on similar acrobatic flights offered by a Las Vegas tourism company that allows paying customers — even those without any previous flight experience — to fly and control planes.
Vegas Airport Reopens Longest Runway After 5-Month OverhaulThe longest runway at the Las Vegas airport has reopened after a nearly five-month overhaul.
Close Calls For Drone, Helicopter Crashes
1 Injured After Helicopter Engine Fails
Nevada Behind In Commercial Drone Use
FAA Chief Promising Nevada Meeting On Drone Aircraft RulesThe head of the Federal Aviation Administration says a meeting about proposed drone aircraft rules and regulations will be held in Nevada by the end of the year.
Allegiant Faces $260,000 Fine By FAA
Costly Delay For New Airport Control TowerAuthorities say a construction error will delay completion of a $99 million Federal Aviation Administration tower at McCarran International Airport, and could cost millions of dollars to fix.
Drone Testing To Begin In NevadaFirst flight set for summer