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Video emerges of drone flying dangerously close to plane landing in Las Vegas

Video emerges of drone flying dangerously close to plane landing in Las Vegas

The FAA is looking into an incident of a drone hovering above a plane approaching McCarran International Airport in Nevada after video emerged online. (File Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)…. Read more »

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Nevadans Could Pay Millions In Extra Airport Fees

Nevadans Could Pay Millions In Extra Airport Fees

Additionally, Nevada airport facilities have access to $6 billion dollars in federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) trust fund. The tax increase would add up to $85.34 million… Read more »

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Another helicopter company to start flying

Another helicopter company to start flying

Maverick Helicopters employs some of the industry’s top pilots, and has received accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” from 2011-2016; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s… Read more »

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Crashed plane located in Nevada mountains; pilot believed to be Mississippi native

Crashed plane located in Nevada mountains; pilot believed to be Mississippi native

The 26-year-old had been flying from Sacramento, California, to Salt Lake City when the plane went down in “icing and turbulent conditions,” the post said. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian… Read more »

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Nevada economic official Steve Hill praised for accomplishments

Nevada economic official Steve Hill praised for accomplishments

Under Hill’s direction, Nevada successfully pursued becoming one of the Federal Aviation Administration’s original six test sites, and created numerous economic development programs to help employers end up with the… Read more »

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Two men walk away from crash landing at Reno airport

Two men walk away from crash landing at Reno airport

The Piper Dakota took off from the airport at about 3:30 p.m. and experienced issues of some sort and needed to land, airport spokesman Brian Kulpin said. The landing gear… Read more »

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5 steps for establishing risk management processes: NCET Biz Tips

5 steps for establishing risk management processes: NCET Biz Tips

NCET helps you explore business and technology. We were working on a project that came to a screeching halt due to a two-week partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration…. Read more »

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FAA Chief to Step Down Days After Donald Trump Tweet

FAA Chief to Step Down Days After Donald Trump Tweet

Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration Michael Huerta delivers the opening keynote address at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on… Read more »

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Nevada needs modernized air traffic control: Williams

Nevada needs modernized air traffic control: Williams

While the Federal Aviation Administration has done a good job of making our ATC system the world’s safest, our aviation infrastructure continues to rely on WWII-era ground-based radar technology. Although… Read more »

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NV Energy Tests Drones For Power Line Inspections

NV Energy Tests Drones For Power Line Inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration made that designation in 2016. Since then, NV Energy has done three test flights. AviSight is the company that flies the drones. “We’re a small company,”… Read more »

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