Drones, Law Enforcement and Privacy

Law enforcement departments are already making use of drones to help them on different mission types, but laws revolving privacy and safety of a drone’s usage are still a concern of many, especially the public. In January 2017, The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced they will be using a drone to help search and…

Drone Insurance to Maximize Your Efforts and Stay Covered in the Air

Verifly Increases Coverage Areas, Ups Limits and Time Periods Securing on-demand drone insurance for commercial operations isn’t a new concept, and it’s one that we’ve previous explored in great detail with Verfily. The company was launched just last year to easily and simply provide coverage for anyone trying to figure out how they can build…

Cashing in on the Commercial Drone Industry

To say that there are numerous organizations and individuals predicting how much money is available in the commercial drone industry is an understatement. Just as a quick sampling of what’s out there in this regard, we’ve got PwC claiming that the global market for business services using drones is over 127 billion dollars, Business Inside…

Beyond Visual Line of Sight Operations: The Next Target for FAA Regulation

One key element of the FAA’s strategy for 2017 is finding consensus on a rule to extend commercial operations over populated areas and controlled airspace beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of the operator of the UAV. It’s something they are and will be looking at in order to determine regulation that makes sense for…