FAA has announced Nevada’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site—the third of six—is now operational. FAA said it granted the State of Nevada team a two-year Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) to use an Insitu ScanEagle at the Desert Rock Airport located in Mercury, Nevada. Desert Rock Airport, owned and operated by the Department of Energy, is a private airport and not for general use. “The ScanEagle will fly at or below 3,000 feet, monitored by a ...

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