June 17, 2020

The commercial drone industry has had to fight negative press since its inception.

Five years ago, when drones were just starting to be sold widely for aerial photography and videography, public opinion commonly held that drones were either aerial killing machines or cr...

June 15, 2020

As the drone industry exits its infancy and moves into full adulthood we’re seeing more and more drones being created for specific applications.

The Parrot Bluegrass is made just for agricultural use cases, while Impossible Aerospace’s US-1 is made for public safety use...

May 18, 2020

Image Credit: DJI

DJI’s newest consumer drone offers a perfect balance between value and quality, making it a great intermediate option between higher-end prosumer drones like the Mavic 2 Pro or the Inspire Series and less expensive selfie drones like the Spark.

Up until...

March 25, 2020

Image Credit: Wix Stock Library 

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. This outbreak has changed the lives of people around the world, and altered the way most of us go about our daily lives. For the safety...

February 9, 2020

Location: Buxton, Maine

Tell us about yourself.

 My name is Ryan, but I'm known as Mako Reactra in the FPV community. I fly drones FPV, first person view, from behind goggles. The goggles allow me to see what the drone sees as if I'm sitting in its cockpit. Once your gog...

February 8, 2020

Image Credit: Federal Aviation Administration

Early last year, we reported that the FAA was making major moves towards implementing a remote ID system. Since 2017, the FAA has been trying to figure out how to go about remotely identifying and tracking drones in flight....

February 2, 2020

Company: Birds Eye of Big Sky | Pilot EQ

Location: Kalispell, Montana

Tell us about yourself.

My name is Danielle, and many know me as a professional drone pilot. Although I deeply adore technology, my heart has a calling to share inspiring stories and discuss the power o...

January 14, 2020

Video Credit: TODAY

For a few years now, companies have been relying on drones and drone pilots to inspect buildings and properties rather than risk sending in a human inspector to do so. We’ve discussed drone inspections a few times before on this blog (e.g. drones use...

December 29, 2019

Image Credit: United Parcel Service of America, Inc.

Many companies have been trying to get drone delivery off the ground for a long time. Major companies like Amazon and Alphabet have been racing to create their own drone delivery service, but it was UPS that experienc...

December 8, 2019

Image Credit: The Federal Aviation Administration

There has been another major update in the LAANC systems.

As a quick recap: LAANC (Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability) is the first partnership under the FAA UAS Data Exchange. Its main goal is to brid...

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