Dawn Zoldi

RoBird Flying Robot Defends Airport Against Bird Strikes

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a Bird that’s a…Plane!  The RoBird flying robot. At the Edmonton International Airport and Grand Forks International Airport in North Dakota, a Peregrine falcon soars near the runway to deter birds from interfering with air traffic. It looks real. But it’s not. It’s …

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Global Drone Companies Saving Lives in Ukraine

On Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. This year, we also pay homage to some of the global commercial drone companies who continue to contribute in meaningful ways to keep Ukrainian soldiers, volunteers and civilians alive. To all, we …

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Vertical Flight on Dawn of Drones May 18

Don’t miss a deep discussion of vertical flight on Dawn of Drones this week, May 18 at 11:00 am EST.  Dawn hosts two expert guests: Mike Hirschberg of Vertical Flight Society and Jason Pritchard, Editor of eVTOL Insights.  Stream below: This week Dawn hosts special guests Jason Pritchard, Editor eVTOL …

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Drones for Water Management Black Swift Technologies

Black Swift Technologies’ S2 UAS ready for take off in support of soil moisture mapping Black Swift Technologies Delivers First-Of-Its-Kind UAS-Plus-Soil Moisture Sensor to Commercial Market: sophisticated drones for water management On April 4th, Boulder, Colorado-based Black Swift Technologies (BST) initiated the commercial launch of an uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) …

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Promo Drone on Dawn of Drones this Week

Don’t miss Promo Drone on Dawn of Drones this week: Wednesday, March 23 at 11:00 AM EST.  Stream below!   This week, Dawn chats with special guest Jamar Williams, CEO of Promo Drone, a San Diego-based company that has modernized the concept of advertising banners by using drones for flying marketing …

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BVLOS ARC Report Drone Industry Accessibility Inclusion

BVLOS ARC Gives Nod to Drone Industry Accessibility and Inclusion By: Dawn Zoldi The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) final report. Weighing in at almost 400 pages, the document is full of surprises – …

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The Law-Tech Connect Workshop, at Xponential ’22: Drone Law…

Drone laws can have a big impact on business and the development of future applications: BVLOS flight, drone swarms, automated systems, and advanced air mobility will all depend upon the way that drone laws and regulations evolve.  Businesses and investors need to understand how these laws will effect their operations. …

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Fenix Group on Dawn of Drones this Week!

Don’t miss Fenix Group on Dawn of Drones Wednesday, January 12 at 11:00 AM EST.  Dawn speaks with Savanna Horan, Senior Robotics Engineer, on what’s next for drones and robotics.  Stream below:   Join Dawn and Senior Robotics Engineer Savanna Horan of the Fenix Group Inc, leaders in creative applied …

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