New UTM System Uses Cellular Network to Extend Flights BVLOS

Terra Drone Inc. a leading Japanese UAV service provider and innovator in the area of Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM), and telecommunications operator LG 4+ have announced the successful completion of their new 4G LTE control system, which allows operators to remotely monitor drones via an LTE network. Terra Drone’s 4G LTE control system is the…

Insitu Performing BVLOS Flight Operations for Infrastructure Inspection

We’ve talked about how Insitu solutions are being used in emergency situations, and it’s always refreshing to be able to detail how drone technology is actually making a difference. It’s a distinction the company has been able to further demonstrate in a different industry, as they’ve announced they they’re working with Shell’s QGC business to…

Central NY Launches New 50 Mile Drone Corridor to Assist BVLOS Research

On September 29th New York State officials announced the launch of an initiative aimed at building a corridor for drone testing between Syracuse and Rome, NY. The announcement came as a follow-up to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $500M Central New York Revitalization Program announced in December 1015 and includes $30M to build the corridor. “If you…

Denmark Set to Receive the First Permanent BVLOS License

Two independent Danish companies, Heliscope and Scopito, are on the brink of acquiring the first permanent BVLOS license in the world from the Danish Transport and Construction Agency. Heliscope, a drone operator, and inspection software developer Scopito, are running a project together with two Danish Universities – University of Southern Denmark and the University of…