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[…]

Integration & Celebration – AUVSI 2015

Integration and Celebration – AUVSI 2015 What a week! I’m coming to you live from the show floor at AUVSI 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia, and as every year previously it has been an exciting extension of all the news from the UAV world. This year was a good one with commercial unmanned systems finally taking[…]

Drones in Hollywood! SMS in UAS!

It has been a lot of hard work, but today it was all worth it when the Section 333 exemptions were granted to the MPAA endorsed Drone filming applications. Where many of the voices in the United States thought the process to be dead, to be simply an excuse to prevent regulations for drones, my[…]

…And so it Begins… Sorta

That’s right.   It happened. It’s the beginning of the end! The very first UAS commercial type certificates have been granted by the Federal Aviation Administration! Now, commercial flights will be everywhere, all the time. No one is safe! The metallic birds, with their electronic chirps and flashing lights will pollute the skies near you –[…]