DJI Blacklisted by Department of Commerce: U.S. Goverment Adds Company to “Entity” List

DJI Blacklisted by Department of Commerce: U.S. Goverment Adds Company to “Entity” List The U.S. Department of Commerce has blacklisted DJI.  The world’s largest drone manufacturer has been added to the agency’s “Entity” list along with 76 other companies, including other Chinese technology companies and research institutions. As tensions between the U.S. and China increase, […]

Beyond Working UTM: How Supplementary Services Could Benefit the Industry

Beyond Working UTM: How Supplementary Services Could Benefit the Industry The drone industry is aware that a functioning Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) system is necessary to integrate drones into the airspace.  Beyond UTM, however, there is significant potential for supplemental services that come out of a UTM framework, services that would offer benefits to a […]

Royal Mail Drone Delivery! Royal Mail is First UK Parcel Carrier to Use Drones

Royal Mail Drone Delivery! Royal Mail is First UK Parcel Carrier to Use Drones Royal Mail drone delivery for parcels will soon be available on the Isle of Mull, where a local postman says that the walk to the front door alone can be 30 minutes. In a country-wide first for the U.K., Royal Mail […]

Skydio Autonomous Drones: the Autonomy Enterprise Foundation for Skydio 2™

Skydio Autonomous Drones: the Autonomy Enterprise Foundation for Skydio 2™ Skydio autonomous drones stand out because of their ease of use.  Now, Skydio is making it even easier with the Autonomy Enterprise Foundation (AEF) for Skydio 2™, and a new training program for certified Skydio pilots. Skydio Autonomy Enterprise Foundation (AEF) is a broad set of […]

Drones Manufactured in the U.S.: Skydio’s New Partnership will Revolutionize Drone Design and Manufacturing

Drones Manufactured in the U.S.: Skydio’s New Partnership will Revolutionize Drone Design and Manufacturing Drones manufactured in the U.S. are gaining traction – and a new partnership between U.S. manufacturer Skydio and Arris, a leader in advanced manufacturing of high-performance products, could help to revolutionize drone design and manufacturing. Skydio and Arris “have redefined airframe design […]

Percepto Soars Over Three Drone Regulatory Milestones

Percepto Soars Over Three Drone Regulatory Milestones Autonomous drone developer Percepto this week announced three regulatory milestones—completing the certifications and a test flight phase that take the Israeli company a step closer to FAA Certification, countrywide EVLOS in Australia and BLOS in Norway. “The completion of the D&R testing phase is a major achievement in the […]

What’s Next for Drone Regulation in the U.S.? From the Floor at InterDrone

What’s Next for Drone Regulation in the U.S.? From the Floor at InterDrone At InterDrone, the last big virtual drone show of 2020, FAA Executive Director Jay Merkle engaged in an open discussion with audience members on the future of drone regulation in the U.S. When Will Rules on Remote ID and Ops Over People […]

DJI Holiday Deals and Gift Guides – Drones for Everyone on Your List!

DJI Holiday Deals and Gift Guides – Drones for Everyone on Your List! It’s the season for goodwill, cheer – and shopping.  Whether you are buying a gift or a tool to build up your enterprise drone program, you won’t want to miss out on DJI holiday deals.  We’ve even got the DJI Gift Guide […]

Drone Delivery Firm Flytrex Welcomes Thein as COO

Drone Delivery Firm Flytrex Welcomes Thein as COO A new COO is flying into the friendly corporate skies of drone delivery company Flytrex. Last week, the Israeli company announced the hiring of Ben Thein as Chief Operating Officer. Thein will lead global operations and focus on building American partnerships to expand drone delivery in the e-commerce […]

Telecom Giant BT Joins Altitude Angel in Developing UK Drone Corridor

Telecom Giant BT Joins Altitude Angel in Developing UK Drone Corridor Telecom giant BT and leading UTM solutions provider Altitude Angel will lead a consortium to develop a UK drone corridor. “BT took a significant leap into the commercial drones market today, as the company announced, alongside Altitude Angel, the formation of a new consortium to […]