Around The World With A Drone

Around The World With A Drone

Having the opportunity to travel the world is a dream for most people. Imagine having a drone with you and being able to record every memory. The landscapes, the people, and the sports all create a journey never to forget. Please check out the following video, an entry from the drone festival “Rise of the Drones 2016”, and be sure to leave a comment below and let us know what […]

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Smartest Drone Delivery Idea We’ve Seen Yet

Smartest Drone Delivery Idea We’ve Seen Yet

Drone deliveries are the future. Years from now we really will be able to order something online and have it dropped off at our door hours later by a tiny flying robot. But presently there are some issues with drone deliveries. And they’re only partially related to the FAA. Quadcopter-based deliveries have to struggle with the weather, tiny delivery zones, and drones potentially falling out of the sky. Zipline, a […]

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Drone Summer Camp wins Texas Recreation & Park Society Award

Drone Summer Camp wins Texas Recreation & Park Society Award

In July of 2015, Galaxy Aviation, a subcontractor for City of Frisco, Texas, hosted Drone Summer Camp for the kids age 10 to 16. Over four sessions, campers trained to safely fly the high-tech drones and practiced maneuvering techniques by navigating aerial obstacle courses. Through interaction with passionate industry professionals, participants learned about current and emerging aviation and aeronautic career opportunities. Campers studied regulatory and ethical concerns related to Unmanned […]

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Rupprecht Law’s Analysis of the FAA’s New Educational Use Exception for Drones

Rupprecht Law’s Analysis of the FAA’s New Educational Use Exception for Drones

The FAA announced on May 4, 2016 in a memorandum some helpful changes regarding the use of UAS in education. The reason why this memo was created was that many universities were wanting to offer classes where students would be required to fly the aircraft. This brought up questions such as “does the university need a Section 333 Exemption?” or “does the student need a pilot license?” There were also […]

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Here Comes the Latest Drone Army

Here Comes the Latest Drone Army

Here come the drones. And their gray-suited operators. Who are fluent in Polish. As the possibilities for commercial drones expands, it looks like regulation will be one of the key factors in allowing how fast new applications are rolled out (or not rolled out). Consultants PwC are launching a new service this week to help clients in construction and real estate development survey land and buildings. They’re starting it out […]

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Success of drones depends on what?

Success of drones depends on what?

PwC this week has released a study that identifies a broad variety of use cases for the commercial application of drone technologies and has estimated that the emerging global market for business services using drones is valued at over $127 billion. In other words, PwC sees drones as being pretty disruptive to a lot of different industries. It’s briefing document on the technology is actually pretty useful if you’re looking […]

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