A Nevada firm has become the first company in the nation approved to fly drones over the Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Wednesday that aerospace company AviSight will be able to fly above the resort corridor including the strip.
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Officials in Nevada say they see broad horizons for the unmanned aerial systems industry following the posting of federal aviation rules designed for small drone aircraft. As one of six states picked in 2013 for Federal Aviation Administration-authorized testing — and the first in 2014 to be able to issue airworthiness certificates — the Silver State is emerging as a key hub for the drone industry, said Chris Walach, operations director for unmanned aviation at the Nevada Institute of Autonomous Systems.