Drone Regulation

Will the New Administration Leverage the Power of the Drone …

Source: Verge Aero As the U.S. prepares for a new president, industry stakeholders wait to see what will change with the new administration.  Here, industry leader Lisa Elllman discusses how drone technology could be used to address some of the problems the U.S. – and the world – now face. …

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African Drone Forum: Drones One Piece of a Much Bigger Techn…

courtesy: African Drone Forum Ground-breaking drone programs abound in Africa, with applications including medical delivery, precision agriculture, flood management, and insect control.  At the African Drone Forum today, it is clear that the goals of participating countries and companies are far greater than individual humanitarian projects, however valuable.  African nations, …

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An Important Part of Chao’s Drone Announcements Didn’t Get E…

Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao’s recent address to the Transportation Research Board named three new initiatives for drones: but only one of them garnered the attention of the mainstream press.  Chao’s announcement about the UTM Pilot Project could be even more important for the drone industry than the Notice …

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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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U.S. Sec. Transportation Elaine Chao on “Transformative Tech…

In a conversation with Fortune’s Alan Murray at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech Conference, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao says that drone integration is a top priority for the department. Chao emphasized, however, the “proper role of government,” which she says is to be a regulator, but not to attempt to …

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Insitu’s Million Hour Milestone: “We’re Just Getting Started…

Insitu and BNSF officers launch ScanEagle for the historic first flight. Military and industrial drone firm Insitu introduced that their platforms have flown 1,000,000 hours final week – a significant milestone for the 23-year-old firm. “…I believe we are just getting started,” mentioned Insitu’s president and CEO, Ryan Hartman. The …

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FAA’s Huerta Reaches Out to Industry: “We All Need to Have S…

FAA‘s chief administrator Michael Huerta addressed the drone business on the second annual UAS Symposium this week.  The occasion was co-hosted by the FAA and business advocacy group AUVSI. Huerta’ speech known as clearly for the collaboration between business representatives and authorities companies.  “There’s often a combative relationship between government …

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