Establishing a Drone Business with Part 107 in Construction

Establishing a Drone Business with Part 107 A three-part series exploring what it means to make drone technology make sense under Part 107 Part 107 in Agriculture Part 107 in Energy Part 107 in Construction In the construction industry, where jobs are fraught with cost overruns, missed deadlines, untended RFPs and more, drone consultants’ services…

Establishing a Drone Business with Part 107 in Energy

Establishing a Drone Business with Part 107 A three-part series exploring what it means to make drone technology make sense under Part 107 Part 107 in Agriculture Part 107 in Energy Part 107 in Construction Energy companies need to monitor thousands of miles of pipelines, tank farms, transmission lines and other assets in order to…

Establishing a Drone Business with Part 107 in Agriculture

Establishing a Drone Business with Part 107 A five-part series exploring what it means to make drone technology make sense under Part 107 Part 107 in Agriculture Part 107 in Energy Part 107 in Construction The potential impact drones may be able to make in a variety of commercial endeavors has been discussed for many…

FAA Remote Pilot Certification Reaches an Important Milestone

On July 26th the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that more than 100,000 people have obtained a Remote Pilot Certificate to fly a drone for commercial and recreational uses (not qualifying as “model aircraft”). The number is calculated based on the number of applicants who have successfully completed the UAS aeronautical test since the small…

FAA Drone Advisory Committee Fails to Reach Consensus

On October 10th the Wall Street Journal reported that the Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) created by the FAA earlier this year, failed to agree on how civilian drones should be tracked by authorities, adding uncertainty to the push for expanded commercial uses. DAC couldn’t reach an agreement on key issues, such as the types of…

New Tool from Kittyhawk Enables Safe and Compliant Drone Operations

It’s no secret that drone operators are using a variety of tools to accurately assess what’s happening with their flight before it takes place, as it’s happening and even once it’s completed. There are numerous apps and processes that allow operators to do everything from access airspace permissions to record flight information to figure out…

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