Drone Industry

DRONEII Drone Market Drone Industry Growth

Drone Industry Insights (DRONEII) has published their annual flagship product, the Drone Market Report.  This year, the forecast goes out 8 years to 2030 – and gives new insight about where drone industry growth will be fastest, by region and by application As DRONEII’s Ed Alvarado writes, “As autumn begins …

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WingXpand Techstars Accelerator – DRONELIFE

Startup WingXpand Selected to Join Techstars Accelerator Program by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby St. Louis based drone startup WingXpand has been chosen from a pool of over 600 international companies to join the world-renowned Techstars LA & Space Accelerator, a three-month program ending with a demo day for …

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Wingcopter funding round 42 million for drone delivery

© Peter Jülich Wingcopter Secures $42M in Latest Funding Round by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby This week, drone delivery company Wingcopter announced its acquisition of $42 million in funding from a Series A extension round, tripling the company’s total equity raise to over $60 million. Continue reading below, …

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Walmart Drone Delivery Expands – DRONELIFE

It’s one of the biggest announcements about commercial drone operations in the U.S. to come out in years.  Amazon first announced a drone delivery program in 2015.  Since then, regulators, manufacturers, service providers and corporations have worked to establish delivery at scale.  The many pioneering drone delivery trials and limited …

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Skywatch.AI on Dawn of Drones This Week

Don’t miss Skywatch.AI on Dawn of Drones, Wednesday April 20 at 11:00 AM.  Skywatch.AI was early to drone insurance – developing technology and plans designed specifically for the industry. This week, the Dawn of Drones podcast continues “Thought Leaders” month with special guest Elad Shalev, Marketing Manager at Skywatch AI, …

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Terra Drone Financing 70 Million Series B Raise

Terra Drone Financing on a Roll: $70M in Series B Funding by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Drone and Urban Air Mobility (UAM) leader Terra Drone Corporation has announced that it has closed $70 million USD (8 billion Japanese yen) in its Series B funding round, receiving investments from …

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GLOBHE World Record for Largest Album Drone Images

Copyright image of Antarctica used with express permission of GLOBHE. The GLOBHE world record for largest album of drone-collected images was achieved by “crowd-droning.”  Here’s how the concept can be used to help save the planet. *Copyright images used with express permission from GLOBHE. By Jim Magill GLOBHE, a Stockholm …

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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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