Drone Industry Updates from AUVSI 2017 – Current and Predicted Trends

For the last seven years, I’ve been privileged enough to take part in the excitement and experience of AUVSI’s largest unmanned aircraft exposition on the planet, now known as XPONENTIAL. Each year is different. Where years ago military UAS and ground robotics dominated the show floor and law enforcement provided the substance of the educational[…]

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[…]

Wolf UAS Attains Section 333 Approval & The International Community Reaches Out

Exemption 333 Approved! Better Late than Never! It’s always exciting to see who is getting what exemption or CoA amendment and for what activity. Today, I am happy to announce, that Wolf UAS LLC was granted their Section 333 Exemption and Blanket CoA for “flight scenarios for the application of unmanned aircraft safety, videography, photography,[…]

Removing the Anonymity – The Biggest Trend in Tech Hits Drones

Drone Registry Announcement The Drone-o-sphere has been abuzz this week with the Department of Transportation announcement regarding the new Drone registry for all unmanned aircraft systems. To be MORE precise, this system is for all drones that meet certain criterion as of yet undefined. It’s interesting to see the tacit embracing of AUVSI, AMA, HAI,[…]