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U.S. Sens. Push for Federal Funding to Support Oregon’s UAS Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Oregon Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are urging transportation officials to provide more investment in the federally funded Contract Tower Program, which they say bolsters commercial air service and provides crucial support for eastern Oregon’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) [Read More]

Family-Owned Seed Company Calls Upon Indiana State for UAV Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Beck’s, a family-owned/operated retail seed company, is partnering with Indiana State University (ISU) to bring unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) training to its employees. Under the partnership, Beck’s aims to have 50 pilots become certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [Read More]

New Partnership Mates Autonomous Drone Inspections, On-Demand Insurance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Loveland Innovations, the maker of IMGING, an autonomous drone inspection solution built specifically for property insurance, has partnered with Verifly, a provider of on-demand insurance policies for drone operators. According to the companies, the new partnership will make it easier [Read More]

DroneDeploy Delves into Latest Trends in Commercial UAS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

According to DroneDeploy, its latest report underscores the “tremendous growth” in commercial drone adoption over the last year.

Unmanned Safety Institute Introduces Drone STEM Curriculum

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The Orlando, Fla.-based Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a portfolio company of ARGUS International, has launched a new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curriculum focused on drones. The career and technical education (CTE) workforce development initiative is being launched in [Read More]

3DR Expands Site Scan Drone Solution in AEC Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Diversified technology company Advanced Solutions Inc. has announced a partnership with commercial drone technology provider 3DR. 3DR is the developer of Site Scan, a drone data platform for construction. It enables consumers to inspect, survey and scan worksites in order [Read More]

Proposed Drone Bill Threatens to Upend Privacy Standards, Stifle UAS Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

The Commercial Drone Alliance argues that the “Drone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act” would create an additional layer of regulation that departs significantly from our existing technology-neutral standards.

FAA Unveils Drone Stats, New Rulemaking Committee

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

During his opening remarks at this week’s UAS Symposium in Reston, Va., Michael Huerta, administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), laid out some notable statistics on the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, as well as announced a new drone [Read More]

‘Drone Territory’ Brings Hobbyist Flying to Canada’s First Nations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Drone Territory will soon be launching as a franchise business providing equipment, training, insurance and marketing to Canada’s First Nations to establish recreational drone parks. Drone Territory was created in partnership Klahoose-owned Qathen Xwegus Management Corp. with the support of Indigenext, [Read More]

Remote GeoSystems Offers Google Earth Extension for UAV Footage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Fort Collins, Colo.-based Remote GeoSystems Inc., a geospatial software and hardware company, has released its LineVision Google Earth Extension, software for aerial projects – including from drones – requiring georeferenced video playback, analysis, collaboration and reporting. Unlike its stand-alone predecessor, [Read More]