Miracle Flights Provides 722 Free Flights for Sick Children in February 2019

The nation’s leading medical flight charity Miracle Flights announced a total of 722 commercial flights coordinated in February 2019 for critically ill children in need of life-changing medical treatment not available in their local communities—up 17 percent from February 2018’s flight count of 617 and nearly 31 percent from 552 flights coordinated in February 2017. […]

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Ainstein Selected to Provide Collision Avoidance Radar Sensor for 2019 NASA UTM Capstone Operation in Nevada

Ainstein has announced its participation in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) Technical Capability Level (TCL) 4 operation lead by the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS). This NASA UTM testing operation promises to develop a safe and reliable airspace platform to integrate drones into the National Airspace […]

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NDOT Imagery Section Launches UAV Program

In April 2017, the Nevada Department of Transportation’s Imagery Section launched their Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program, a culmination of 5 years of planning, lobbying, and research, to develop a comprehensive mapping program that would complement their existing manned aircraft services. Since that time, they have successfully executed over 100 UAV missions to support their Hydraulics, […]

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Airbus Helicopters H145 Makes U.S. Law Enforcement Debut

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) will soon become the first law enforcement agency in the United States to operate the versatile twin-engine Airbus Helicopters H145. The department’s Air Support unit will use the new H145 primarily for high-altitude rescues in mountainous regions of Nevada. LVMPD performs about 170 such rescues each year. “We […]

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Duncan Aviation’s Satellite Facility in Las Vegas Earns Mexican Certification

Duncan Aviation’s satellite avionics facility located at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, recently received certification from Mexico’s Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC), which is the civil aviation authority for Mexico. The certificate is good for two years. Located near Atlantic Aviation at Suite 128, 255 East Tropicana Ave., on McCarran International Airport, […]

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FAA to Hold Airspace Workshops in Las Vegas

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold three public information workshops in late April on proposed airspace improvements over the Las Vegas metropolitan area. The improvements are part of the FAA’s Las Vegas Metroplex project, which proposes to use streamlined satellite navigation to move air traffic more safely and efficiently through the area. The project […]

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