How Will Michael Chasen Lead the FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC)?

In 2016, the FAA created the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), which was designed to advise it on introducing unmanned aircraft into the national airspace system. Committee members came from across the manned and unmanned space, as it included representatives from organizations that ranged from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association to DJI to American Airlines.…

How to Integrate Drones into the Enterprise

Not too long ago, enterprise stakeholders had questions about whether or not a drone would be able to provide enough value to their operation. Integrating these kinds of tools can be a challenge both in terms of cost and technology, which meant that many were hesitant to experiment with the technology, much less consider how…

Updates and Insights from AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2019

While new products like the Elios 2 and AtlasNest debuted at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL 2019, there were numerous other topics that dominated conversations throughout the event. As is often the case, developments that will have a major impact on the commercial drone industry for the rest of 2019 and beyond were discussed during sessions, on the…

Flyability Announces the Elios 2 for Industrial Inspections

While XPONENTIAL is always a great place to connect with drone industry experts and learn about everything from the safe integration of manned and unmanned aircraft to BVLOS flight to drone delivery, it’s also a place where companies debut innovative new products and solutions. At XPONENTIAL 2019, one of the most exciting new products ended…

Live from Commercial UAV Expo Europe 2019

While the big news from Commercial UAV Expo Europe was centered on the next version of the event taking place as part of Amsterdam Drone Week, there were plenty of other insights, developments and happenings that came out of the event. Many talked about how they witnessed the growth of the drone market at the…

The Changing Face of Drone Insurance

Since we last took an in-depth look at what it meant to assess risk and establish insurance needs for drone operators, many things have changed. While companies that offer drone insurance like Global Aerospace are still focused on annual policies and on-demand insurance purchased through a smartphone app, the big difference is the absolute need…

How are Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Reshaping the Energy Industry in Europe?

The digitalization of the energy industry has enabled capabilities related to machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) could completely redefine that could reshape how the entire industry approach individual tasks and entire projects. One company is committed to effectively exploring and leveraging this digitalization in order to apply skills and technologies related to software, technology…

Is the Drone Industry Ready for Remote ID?

The need for a universal system that enables the remote identification of drones (Remote ID) is something that the FAA and many other industry stakeholders have been talking about for a long while now, and these conversations are making an impact. While the delay on Remote ID rulemaking has been disappointing to many, that response…

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