Insights Around a New Report on State and Local Drone Laws

On March 28 Bard College, a private higher education institution located in the town of Red Hook, NY, released the first in a three-part series of a very comprehensive study on the current status of state and local laws that are being implemented throughout the USA and might present a potential conflict to the FAA’s…

Enacting Sensible Drone Regulation on a Federal and Local Level

The FAA has and continues to define what it means to legally operate a drone in the United States, but the authors of a recent article laid out why the agency’s position in doing so might need to be reconsidered. Jason Snead and John-Michael Seibler from the Heritage Foundation showcased how and why states and…

Astral Aerial Solutions Developing a UTM System for Africa

UAS Traffic Management systems (UTM) are critically important for the drone industry as a whole. These systems help keeping control over flying drones, and between unmanned and manned traffic. In the past few months, there’s been a noticeable huge growth of UTM systems, developed by many different companies all over the world. Recently, we had…

Solving the ‘Just Drone’ Problem for Building and Oil & Gas Inspections

After connecting with various professionals to get a better understanding around how drones are being used by professionals in 2017, it was easy to see that there are distinct issues and challenges for professionals in every industry. For some operators, regulation remains the biggest challenge, while others need to work through issues with public awareness…