Op-Ed

This section contains opinions and editorials from around the world about the state of the industry, where it’s going and what it might mean. Christopher Korody posts his weekly newsletter under the sub-category Dronin’ On. Guests posts are under that menu and are also tagged.

7 Predictions About The Impact Of Part 107

Everyone in the UAV community has the same question. When will the FAA finalize and implement its proposed Small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) rule, Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations? As...

336: The Great Model Airplane Conundrum

Guest Post by Jim Williams, former Manager of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office On Valentine’s day in 2012, President Obama signed into law the FAA Modernization and Reform Act...

Peter van Blyenburgh On The Future Of UAS Regulations

The real profit lies not in the application of the aircraft but rather in the data collection, processing and analysis... Q Your main concern over the past decade has been the international co-creation...
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Privacy Concerns Likely To Impact UAV Acceptance

Experts believe that privacy protection will likely become a luxury good. After the June 2013 leaks by government contractor Edward Snowden about National Security Agency surveillance of Americans’ online and phone communications,...
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Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report And Drones

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends is one of the most eagerly awaited presentations of the year. The headline for 2016 is that Internet growth is slowing - 3 billion people are now online -...
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Welcome To The 107 Merry Go Round

Most of the folks that get over the FAA regulatory hurdle will soon be getting an education in business economics, supply and demand, as well as free market competition. The announcement and...

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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...
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Karma – It’s Not A Drone