Using drones in agriculture to spray fields with Rantizo

For years, farmers relied on traditional methods like labor-intensive manual spraying, hired crop dusters or even agricultural aircraft to spray fields that were too large for manual labor. With the growth of the drone industry, the way farmers spray their fields could change drastically, as spraying with a drone provides improved benefits. Reduced labor costs…

India Opens the Sky for Drones Under “No Permission, No Takeoff” (NPNT) System

The immense opportunities drones can provide developing nations like India helped drive the Indian government to create and subsequently unveils its policy for operating drones in the country in December 2018. Named the Operations of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) through Digital Sky Platform, this initiative is a detailed policy and regulations for operating drones.…

How Will Extended Flight Time for Drones be Powered?

We’ve been hearing about organ deliveries that have been enabled by drones as well as beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) flights for years now, all of which have been accomplished despite the power bottleneck that has limited the technology for even longer. Now that the era of unmanned airlines has truly arrived, isn’t it…

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…

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