Sunhillo Works to Make BVLOS Drone Operations a Daily Reality

One of the hottest topics during the recent Commercial UAV Expo was centered on drones operating beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) and the inevitable integration of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles through controlled airspace. Earl Lawrence of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) addressed the topic on the first day of the event, and later…

Inspecting an Airplane with the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise

DJI’s AirWorks bills itself as much more than a showcase of drone industry insight. The event also mentioned it would provide attendees with the opportunity to connect with people who are actually using drone technology to improve operational efficiencies in real, practical ways. In an airport hangar at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport, we got a…

DJI Unveils Mavic 2 Enterprise at AirWorks

When DJI announced the Phantom 4 RTK at the European Drone Summit, I wondered why they didn’t just wait and make that happen at AirWorks, which would be taking place just about two weeks later. Now that AirWorks is here, I have my answer: DJI didn’t want anything to steal the spotlight from the launch…

Showcasing the Intelligent Drone Data Management Platform from Optelos

Talk about how drones are going to make tasks faster, cheaper and safer is pervasive throughout the industry, but what will it mean to actually enable these kinds of efficiencies? That’s something the solutions from Optelos are designed to directly address, as their industry-specific AI machine learning algorithms will quickly and accurately analyze, identify and…

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…

The Top 5 Things to Look for at DJI AirWorks

In preparation for major industry events, we’ve put together lists that explore a handful of the developments and happenings we’re looking forward to experiencing at them. With DJI AirWorks set to kick off next week, we thought it made sense to similarly highlight which developments and trends should be most notable to anyone interested in…

Avitas Receives First FAA Civil BVLOS Approval Using Radar

Since the implementation of Part 107, the drone industry has been lobbying the FAA to make the airspace less restrictive so that operations like flying over people are more easily enabled. The limitations on heavier aircraft have also gotten many operators to express frustration, but there’s been tremendous progress on all these fronts. With the…

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