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Agriculture, Security and First Responders Drive $15 Billion Commercial Drone Market

A new report forecasts that the commercial drone market will exceed $15.1 billion by 2027.

The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service report, “Commercial UAS Market Outlook 2017-2027” predicts that 49% of demand for commercial drone platforms by 2027 will be in the agriculture, commercial security and first responder sectors.

The report also […]

By |January 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FAA Proposes More Commercial Drone Operations at Night and Over People

Federal air-safety regulators for the first time proposed allowing
small drones to routinely fly over crowds of people and at night,
long-awaited steps toward opening up more airspace and commercial
opportunities for unmanned aircraft.

The preliminary rules, released Monday by the Federal Aviation Administration, call for enhanced training of ground operators and […]

By |January 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State Farm® Granted First National FAA Waiver for Damage Assessment Drone Flights

State Farm has been granted the first national waiver to any company
in the U.S. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The national
waiver allows State Farm to conduct drone operations over people (OOP)
and flights beyond the pilot’s visual line of sight (BVLOS) through
November 2022. Previous waivers State Farm was granted were […]

By |January 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mapping “Camp Fire” with drones, lessons learned

DJI works with 16 first response agencies for disaster response and damage assessment for California’s deadliest wildfire

The towns of Paradise and Magalia in Northern California, nestled in
the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, were once thriving communities with
over 27,000 residents. On November 8th, 2018, the “Camp Fire” changed
all of that within hours. […]

By |January 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Three Forces That Shaped the Drone Industry in 2018

Guest post by leading drone industry analyst Colin Snow of Skylogic Research.

This was a big year for the commercial drone industry as a whole. It
saw a significant increase in the business adoption, the expansion of
the FAA’s LAANC program (the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification
Capability that provides access to controlled airspace near […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ANSI Publishes Standardization Roadmap for UAS

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has published its Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Version 1.0).

The roadmap was developed
by the institute’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization
Collaborative (UASSC), a group established to coordinate and accelerate
the development of standards and conformity assessment programs to
facilitate the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) […]

By |December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DJI & FLIR Make Thermal Imaging Portable with Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments. Read more…

By |December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DJI Launches DJI Pro Website for Professional Cinematographers and Filmmakers

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today launched the new DJI Pro website Since the introduction of the Z15 three-axis aerial gimbal in 2014, DJI has been committed to providing reliable and easy-to-use tools for creative visionaries. The DJI Pro website continues that commitment, providing a comprehensive user experience for cinematographers and […]

By |December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FAA Leadership Changes Set the Scene For Drone Integration in 2019

There’s been a shuffle among FAA leadership positions in preparation to move forward with drone-related provisions established by the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act.

Two executive-level moves include the appointment of a new Director for Aircraft Certification and a new Director of UAS Integration.

Earl Lawrence was internally promoted to the Agency’s Executive
Director for Aircraft […]

By |December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Buzzy the Drone” joins “Smokey the Bear”

“Buzzy the Drone” now joins such well loved cartoon characters such as “Smokey the Bear” to educate and cajole the American public to do the right thing.   While most everyone is familiar with Smokey the Bear,  whose slogan “Only You can Prevent Forest Fires” has been part of the American psyche since WWII, the […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments