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…

Establishing Drones as a Tool in Precision Agriculture, Oil & Gas, Construction and More – Commercial Drones FM Podcast Insights

On episode #35 of the Commercial Drones FM podcast, A Drone Can Literally Kill You – But Also Save Your Life with PrecisionHawk’s Thomas Haun, host Ian Smith talked with Thomas about the variety of ways professionals in various industries are using drones. As Executive Vice President at PrecisionHawk, Thomas is focused on the kind…

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…

Airware Teams Up with Caterpillar Ventures to Help Construction, Mining and Quarrying Organizations Utilize Drones

News about Caterpillar Ventures investing in Airware to advance work site intelligence was just announced today, and it signifies a powerful commitment on the part of both Airware and Caterpillar to create and provide drone solutions that make sense for construction, mining and quarrying organizations. What’s especially interesting to consider in light of this news…