NIAS coordinating UAS flights for InterDrone participants and industry professionals

In collaboration with InterDrone the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS), Nevada State College (NSC) and the City of Henderson are promoting unmanned aircraft system (UAS) demonstration flights at the Henderson Unmanned Vehicle Range (HUVR) in advance of InterDrone, the companies said.

The demonstration flights will be coordinated by NIAS and conducted at HUVR located at NSC. Several commercial UAS companies will demonstrate different flight profiles and operations during the event. The flight demonstrations will be conducted from 8:00 — 11:00 AM PST on Tuesday, September 5th. Individuals from local industry, InterDrone attendees and exhibitors are invited to attend.

The HUVR UAS test range is being developed in cooperation with the city of Henderson, NIAS and NSC for the purpose of facilitating commercial UAS testing, development and training. HUVR offers an urban area with easy access, facilities and open airspace.

For more information about the event contact NIAS at 702-479-2989.

About InterDrone: InterDrone is the largest commercial UAV trade show and conference in North America. Occurring annually in Las Vegas, the 2016 show attracted 3,516 attendees and 155 exhibitors. Learn more at

About the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS): The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) and FAA-designated Nevada Unmanned Aviation Test Site leads the growth of the Nevada Unmanned Aviation Systems (UAS) Industry through business teaming relationships, collaborating with primary research institutions on UAS research and development, and enhancing the Nevada UAS Industry knowledge base to attract new and permanent business and create jobs in the State of Nevada. Learn more at