Monsoon Awareness in Southern Nevada

We would like to remind all out-of-state visitors and users that our “monsoon season” officially extends from June 15th through September 30th, the time during which associated hazards are most likely to occur.

For more information, please review this web page developed by the National Weather Service and the Arizona Department of Emergency & Military Affairs to promote awareness of life-threatening and damaging weather hazards affecting the Southwestern United States and its residents during the North American Monsoon.

Praxis Executive speaks at FAA Symposium


DAA — State of Play
Ballroom, Level 400 
Dallas Brooks, Director, Raspet Flight Research Laboratory, Mississippi State University
Jonathan Daniels, CEO, Praxis Aerospace Concepts International Inc. 
Ally Ferguson, Director, Airspace Research, PrecisionHawk 
Jarrett Larrow, Aerospace Engineer, FAA Flight Operations Branch 
Edward Lester, Chief UTM Architect, AiRXOS 
Jay Merkle, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office

The ability to detect-and-avoid (DAA) obstacles, including manned and other unmanned aircraft, is one of the biggest challenges facing the drone industry today. How do we adapt one of the most basic responsibilities of a pilot flying a manned aircraft for drones? Come hear panelists discuss the evolving technologies necessary for drones to safely avoid other aircraft and what gaps still exist.

Video available here ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D31v5T4-nUo )