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FAA Clears Nevada for Drone Test-Site Flight

Posted by Novel Engineering on June 9, 2014

Source: The Washington Times - Author: Martin Griffith

RENO, Nev. (AP) - The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Nevada to begin flying drones under a federal research program into unmanned aerial systems.

FAA officials announced Monday that the state was granted a two-year certificate of authorization to use an Insitu ScanEagle at a southern Nevada airport.

Plans call for the first flight to take place this summer at the U.S. Department of Energy-owned Desert Rock Airport in Mercury, which is 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

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