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Drones Are Lighting up The Night

A brilliant idea being demo'd in the UK. Definitely a case where a picture is worth much more than words. youtube.com  

Proof That Autonomous Disobedience Pays

It could be the plot of an Ocean's Eleven movie: A team of daring engineers heads to the wilds of Nevada to create a...

BUSINESS

Drone Delivery: Keeping It Real In The UK, US and Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNySOrI2Ny8 The reality is that the drone delivery service currently services only two customers. Over the next several months it will expand to dozens... The latest...

Why Standards Will Be Critical to UAV Adoption

"There could be as many as 600,000 unmanned aircraft used commercially during the first year after this rule is in place." Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator Do...

INSURANCE & THE LAW

Close Call In Canada Puts Focus On Education

This incident once again shows that the need to educate the public is never ending. For the past several years, people have been warning that...

3 Federal Agencies Will Want To Know When You Crash Your...

Here's how to figure out the reporting requirements when you crash your drone. Below we will discuss the reporting requirements you make to the FAA...

FAA HISTORY

UK To Introduce New UAV Measures

The consultation will also consider whether there is a need for a new criminal offense for misuse of drones. The government plans to introduce new...

Did UTM Turn The Corner At Syracuse?

Last year, the FAA wasn’t enthusiastic about UTM and I could detect a real “not invented here” vibe among the FAA folks who attended. The...

USE CASES

TIME Picks 6 Of The Most Innovative Drone Videos Of 2016

The meditative feel of the video matches the experience of flying above the Norwegian mountains. It’s been a big year for drones. In 2016, there were...

Are The Skies Closing To Dronography?

"For that year, when the whole world was open, it was just a case of hitting famous landmarks and moving as quickly as possible. The...

A Forest Idyll

OP-ED

The Inauguration Day Edition of Dronin’ On 01.21.17

Hi all – Since I first wrote "Hello World" I have studiously avoided discussing politics on these pages. That said, like any highly regulated business, the sUAS...

‘In Memoriam’ Edition of Dronin’ On 01.14.17

Hi all - I have been in LA since last week supporting my mother who passed last night. I would not bring it to your...

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The Colin Snow 2016 Forecast Trifecta

Colin Snow has been tracking the UAV market since 2012. This article combines an article and two interviews in which he reviews 2016 and...