Why It Makes Sense to Finance Your Technology Investment

The pace of technology is incredible. Stakeholders across industries that range from construction to agriculture to surveying & mapping have lived through changes that have completely changed the way they approach a project. New tools and techniques have created options for professionals that allow them to achieve an incredible level of efficiency, but doing so…

Commercial Drone Financing Options from AP Equipment Financing

The equipment finance area is pretty crowded. Many of the options that are out there are brokers or intermediaries, which means they’d be willing to help someone set up a financing agreement for a drone just as easily as they would for a car. As you can imagine, the differences between someone who is looking…

Forecasting the Future of the Drone Industry

You don’t have to look very far to find predictions about how many billions of dollars the drone industry is worth. It’s a good rule of thumb to not get caught up in the hype, especially since so many of those forecasts are based on a proxy, or estimation. Sometimes they’re nothing more than a…

City of Raleigh Seeking Public Input on Drone Ordinance

On June 29, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department (PRCR) of the City of Raleigh made an announcement on their website seeking public input on a draft policy regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in public parks. The fact that PrecisionHawk, one of the largest drone manufacturers in the country, makes their…

Close Call with an F-22 Has the Air Force on Alert

Last week, an F-22 Raptor fighter jet coming in for landing just missed colliding with a small UAV, thanks to the great reflexes and training of the pilot. This incident has the top brass of the Armed Forces in high alert, especially when another drone sighting happened at the base just a few days prior.…