FlightSafety Enters the UAV Pilot Training Arena

This year at Commercial UAV Expo Americas, another large manned aviation player entered the fray of the unmanned vehicles industry. Since being founded in 1951, FlightSafety International has greatly contributed to aviation safety around the world, and they’re looking to bring that insight and expertise into the unmanned space with a comprehensive line of Unmanned Systems…

AR Overlays from Edgybees Illustrate What’s Possible with Drone Data

Talk about why we need to focus more on the data drones are gathering rather than the drones themselves is becoming pervasive, and all it is being driven by the need to see this technology create answers for a given issue or workflow. Drones can gather vast and detailed amounts of information, but that information…

Key Takeaways from the Autonomy Track of the Drone Industry Visionaries Series

On the second day of Commercial UAV Expo 2018, we attended a riveting panel discussion about the current state of autonomous drone technology and the constraints this technology is facing in terms of regulation and customer acceptance. The panelists debated and discussed the future of UAS as well as the opportunities and challenges that are…

Drone Safety System from ParaZero Set to Open Up BVLOS Possibilities

Being able to effectively sort through safety concerns in the midst of a commercial drone revolution has been a challenge for many, but regulators will never sacrifice safety for efficiency. It’s why operators and organizations need to take active steps to ensure everyone in the vicinity of a drone operation remains safe throughout that entire…

Alta Devices – The Solar Solution for Extended Flight Mission Time for Drones

Technology and capabilities that will extend flight times and increase payloads took center stage in more ways than one at the Commercial UAV Expo. We’ve already highlighted some of the solutions that are designed to help drones stay in the air longer, but there were numerous companies that showcased and innovative ways to increase TiTA (Time…

DroneDeploy and REIN’s DroneInsurance.com Make Securing Drone Insurance a Seamless Experience

We’ve talked about how REIN’s DroneInsurance.com is set to redefine expectations around insurance for commercial drone operators, as their platform is focused on finding areas of risk where data can be utilized to understand how real-world risks are changing things. However, that redefinition has been more about policy than process, and it’s why their recent…