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Betsy Lillian

Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian has been the editor of Unmanned Aerial Online since 2014. She also serves as an associate editor of sister publications North American Windpower and Solar Industry magazine. She has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.
drone world expo

What’s in Store for This Year’s Drone World Expo?

For the third year, the commercial drone industry is gathering this week at the Drone World Expo in San Jose, Calif., for educational sessions,...

Kittyhawk Adds Risk Assessments to Drone Operations Platform

San Francisco-based Kittyhawk has added a new risk assessment system and workflow to its drone operations management system.Developed in collaboration with CNN AIR, CNN’s...

GoPro Rolls out Follow Feature on Karma Drone

Along with the launch of its new HERO6 and Fusion cameras, GoPro Inc. has introduced a new GPS-based follow mode for its Karma drone.Karma,...

AUVSI’s Wynne Named to FAA Management Advisory Council

Brian Wynne, CEO of the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), has been named as one of seven new members of the Federal...
embry riddle

Florida Police Officers and Professors Send Up Drones for Irma Relief

When Hurricane Irma passed over Daytona Beach, Fla., professors from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) deployed unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) alongside police officers in order...
mt rushmore

FAA Prohibits Drones at 10 DOI Landmarks

Representing the first time it has placed airspace restrictions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) landmarks, the Federal...
new york

Gov. Cuomo Announces NASA, NUAIR Deal to Grow New York’s UAS Industry

Today, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new agreement between NASA and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR) to grow...
sheriff's office

Another Successful Drone Mission for the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office

Not long after it located a missing student, the Stafford County, Va., Sheriff’s Office is once again reporting a success story with the use...
drone education

Washington Prison Provides Drone Education for Inmates

In an effort to prepare inmates for future careers in aviation and unmanned systems, a corrections center in Washington State is offering education on...
low light

Researchers Tackle Drone Imagery Quality in Low Light, at High Speed

Researchers from the University of Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland, along with Swiss research consortium NCCR Robotics, have come up with a way to teach...

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