What Does It Mean to Create a Drone Program for Construction Enterprises?

Construction professionals have been working through what it could mean to utilize drone technology in order to create efficiencies for a long time now, but regulation was always cited as a barrier to entry. Many construction stakeholders determined that the potential value of creating a drone program did not outweigh the actual costs and headaches…

A Live Look at the Next Century of Aviation from North Carolina

The North Carolina Drone Summit and Flight Expo promised to show off what the next century of aviation will look like, and it managed to do so in the context of where and how the technology is making a difference today. Featuring a collection of commercial drone representatives, technology providers, influential government officials and users,…

The Top 7 Drone Visionaries in 7 Commercial Markets – Construction

Numerous applications of drone technology in the construction industry have proven to be incredibly powerful not only when it comes to performing tasks in faster, cheaper and safer ways, but also in terms of quantifying those differences. They’re distinctions we’ve explored when it comes to how large and small firms are using drones, whether or…

FAA Declares Exclusive Authority over Drone Operations

On July 20th the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a press release announcing its total control over drone operations in the country’s airspace. The statement unequivocally declares that the federal agency has exclusive authority over aircraft operations—including unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs)—within navigable airspace, although it allows that state and local governments can regulate landing sites.…