Regulatory Updates

Regular BVLOS Operations Begin for Xcel Energy

Last week Xcel Energy made a historic BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) drone flight. On Wednesday, September 12 Xcel Energy, the largest utility company in Colorado, became the first U.S. utility to begin flying drones BVLOS as a regular part of ongoing inspections for power lines and other infrastructure. …

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India Announces Rollout of First Commercial Drone Regulation…

India just announced the rollout of their first ever regulations for commercial drone operations, which will go into effect December 1st. Image source The new rules lay out categories for different types of drone operations, and are scheduled to go into effect on December first. Up to this point India …

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Meet Delair, the Only Drone Company Recognized as a 2018 Tec…

Last month the World Economic Forum recognized Delair as a Technology Pioneer. Their selection was noteworthy for two reasons—not only were they the only drone company to be selected, they were also the only company from France to be included on the list. Those companies recognized were selected based on …

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