Winners and Losers in the sUAS Final Rule 14 CFR 107

Everyone’s talking about the new drone rules; what they mean, why they’re important, who is impacted, and why it matters. We all have questions as to the long-term implication for Section 333 approvals, the way UAS operations will need to adapt in order to satisfy the regulatory requirements, and the differences between hobbyist flight and[…]

Top 4 Takeaways from AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016 – New Orleans

My intro will be short and quick for this one so we can get to the good stuff! I go to AUVSI (now XPONENTIAL) every year. It’s my favorite of the drone shows to date, and has the best participation from industry, regulators, and international heavy hitters. I’m sharing notes about my trip to XPONENTIAL[…]

What the Micro-UAS Recommendations Mean for Small Business Operators

What the Micro-UAS Recommendations Mean for Small Business Operators With the Micro-UAS Arc publishing their Final Report on April 1st, there has been a lot company punditry, misinterpretations, and misleading comments from those who don’t really understand what the recommendations mean. Legal representatives want to take responsibility for the push for Micro-UAS as a category[…]

Drones Inspections for the Energy Sector

 UAS Inspections for the Energy Sector Last week we looked at the First Responders and Crisis Management applications for unmanned systems as an introduction to a new series on use cases for UAS (you can find that introduction post HERE). This is the second part in that series and one that will shine some light[…]