Assessing Risk and Establishing Insurance Needs for Drone Operators

In trying to figure out what topics were going to be of critical importance to commercial drone operators in 2017, insurance and risk kept coming up as major areas of interest. Many drone operators are uncertain about what it means to properly assess risk and establish insurance needs. These kind of shortcomings can lead to…

DJI Announces the M200, a Drone Series Built For Enterprise Solutions

Rumors about DJI making a big splash at Mobile World Congress had been swirling the past few weeks, and with the announcement of the M200 series, that talk has been confirmed. Unlike previous major product announcements from the company though, this one is explicitly relevant to commercial drone operators. The M200 series has been specifically…

Insight from an FAA Hosted Drone Safety Seminar in South Florida

On February 23rd the FAA hosted its first safety seminar covering drones in South Florida. The event was called “Drones Flying Around Us: An Introduction and Overview of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and 14 CFR Part 107.” It was held at the Daher-Socata hangar located in the Pompano Beach Airpark airport (KPMP) where 40 attendees…

Analysis from the Second Meeting of the FAA Drone Advisory Committee

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announced the creation of the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) in May 2016. The general idea behind this multidisciplinary committee was to provide an open venue for the FAA and the UAV community stakeholders to work in partnership identifying and recommending a single, consensus-based set of resolutions for the…