Establishing Drones as a Tool in Precision Agriculture, Oil & Gas, Construction and More – Commercial Drones FM Podcast Insights

On episode #35 of the Commercial Drones FM podcast, A Drone Can Literally Kill You – But Also Save Your Life with PrecisionHawk’s Thomas Haun, host Ian Smith talked with Thomas about the variety of ways professionals in various industries are using drones. As Executive Vice President at PrecisionHawk, Thomas is focused on the kind…

Exploring the Must-Have Competencies for Drone Success – Commercial Drones FM Podcast Insights

At the 2016 Commercial UAV Expo, Mark Bathrick, Director of Aviation Services at the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), delivered a keynote address entitled, “Four Must-Have Competencies for Commercial UAV Success”. The presentation showcased his insights and experiences when it comes to drone adoption, and it’s an especially powerful perspective since that’s coming from…

Sorting Through the Complexities of High Precision Survey Missions – Commercial Drones FM Podcast Insights

Mark Blacklin is Data Integration and CAD Supervisor at CGRS, a Colorado-based construction, engineering, and compliance service company that serves the petroleum industry. The company has been providing environmental compliance management for fuel system owners and operators for more than 25 years, and as you might imagine, drones have changed a number of things around…

Exploring the Present and Future of the Drone Industry – Commercial Drones FM Podcast Insights

If you’ve ever done a search for “commercial drone” or something similar, you’ve likely come across one of Colin Snow’s articles. A 25-year technology industry veteran whose interest and expertise in commercial drones stems from his experience making, programming, and piloting UAVs, Colin’s interest and expertise around what is and will be happening in the…