What Makes the SAGA and Other GDU Drones Different and Distinct?

With an entire section dedicated to the technology as well as a slew of UAV exhibitors, drones were a big part of CES 2019 in more ways than one. While some of the innovations that were showcased at the event were geared toward consumers, the multi-purpose industrial drone from GDU called the SAGA that debuted…

Connecting and Growing Australia’s Drone Ecosystem

Australia faces many of the same regulatory challenges as other nations do when it comes to utilizing drone technology for a variety of purposes. Being able to integrate drones safely into the air traffic management system is a top priority for stakeholders across the drone ecosystem while demonstrating safety to personnel on the ground and…

FAA Issues an RFI for a Remote ID System for Drones

On December 20th the FAA quietly announced the release of a Request for Information (RFI) looking for partners to help develop a realistic approach to sharing data that would be required to remotely identify small drones in controlled airspace. The data collected would include a unique identifier for the UAV, tracking information as well as…

FlightWave Creates the Tiltpod to Transform the Drone Industry

Over the last couple of years, we’ve covered the rapid transformation of drone technology and the development and commercial deployment of new UAV designs. Of particular focus has been around innovations that increase TiTA (Time in The Air) and offer multi-function platforms in one vehicle, which is something FlightWave Aerospace Inc. has been working on since…

2019 Predictions for the Commercial Drone Industry with Josh Olds

As a professional flight safety organization for operators, enterprises, and organizations focused on integrating and operating UAS safely for civil or commercial purposes, the Unmanned Safety Institute works around the world to delivering award-winning UAS flight safety training and drone certification programs. As part of their efforts to educate the community, USI has previously detailed…

Is Our Airspace Safe? Why Counter Drone Technology is Necessary

Drone technology is pushing the limits of everything from wildlife photography to home security, giving civilians the ability to explore higher and farther without any license or training. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are here to stay, and that means our airspace is changing too. However, along with brand new possibilities come brand new threats. As…

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