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January 16, 2014
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Drone takeoffs at Carson airport floated

Carson City’s Airport Authority engaged in a brainstorming session Wednesday that produced ideas for airport development including manufacturing or a solar panel array. Talk of manufacturing took on a twist when authority member Phil Stotts brought up a specific idea for the central triangle land that keyed on a recent announcement about Nevada being a state for drone development. “That area might be a good place to manufacture drones,” Stotts said. Steve Tackes, authority counsel, raised the spectre of potential problems from mixing unpiloted drones and piloted aircraft. During a discussion, members countered that making them on Carson City Airport …

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