Drone Industry

3 Technologies That Could Transform Future Drone Operations

Not that long ago, the industry was dominated by bold forecasts (and VC investment) projecting enormous adoption rates and a huge rise of the number of drones in operation. In reality, the more ambitious projects have been slower to get going than some predicted. Amazon’s Prime delivery service is still more …

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The Advanced Drone Operators Toolkit Offers a Manual for Gov…

At the World Economic Forum’s meeting in Davos, the Advanced Drone Operators Toolkit – a user-manual for governments wanting to scale drone delivery – was released.  This open source resource is a collection of lessons learned, a collaboration with 10 civil aviation authorities from five continents, 8 international government organizations and …

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Drone Industry Rallies With Aviation Stakeholders to End Gov…

Nate Lee [CC BY-SA 4.0], from Wikimedia Commons Last week, the drone industry – including leading drone advocacy group The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) – joined a rally organized by the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) to urge U.S. lawmakers to end the government shutdown. “…participants …

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DRONEII: 2019 Global Outlook for the Commercial Drone Indust…

Guest Post: This article published with permission from our partners at DroneII, Drone Industry Insights.   The Commercial Drones Industry: Global Outlook 2019 Happy New Year from DroneII! Hitting the ground running in 2019, we would like to start a timely conversation this year about the key trends in the …

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What a Long Government Shutdown Could Mean for the FAA – and…

On December 22, the FAA posted a brief (very brief, as publishing news clips on the FAA.gov website doesn’t count as “exempt”) notice about FAA activities during the U.S. government shutdown that is now in it’s second week: Due to a lapse in funding, the FAA will only conduct “exempt” …

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Is the Public Really Ready for Drones in Public Safety? Here…

A new study reveals what the public really thinks about using drone technology to increase public safety.  Published by commercial drone platform provider Cape, the study was the result of a survey of over 684 U.S. consumers.  The study offered several interesting insights, but one theme is clear – communities …

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