Month / August 2017

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  • Drones, robots…and Mercedes?

    Thanks to the rapid development in technology it is no surprise that there are speculations of drone delivery services to come in the near future. With the unveiling of its Vision Van at its Van Innovation Campus in Stuttgart, Germany, Mercedes has showcased how robots and drones could soon be used more effectively for delivery

  • One Year of Drone Partnerships

    The last year in the drone industry moved at incredible pace – especially when it comes to strategic partnerships. We frequently provided updates about partnerships in the past. Now, why is this so important? Drone companies (hardware and software manufacturers, and service providers) are constantly expanding their product/service portfolio and interdisciplinary expertise. This is extremely

  • “Women to Watch in UAS List” Named by Drone360 and Women And Drones

    Waukesha, WI – (August 29, 2017) – Drone360 and Women And Drones are pleased to announce the 2017 Women to Watch in UAS List. Nine tech-savvy women from around the world were selected for their work disrupting, innovating and shaping the future of the UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) industry. This is the first of an annual

  • How to Improve Your Drone Flying Skills

    Let’s face it, not many of us will be at the top level like one of the best drone pilots Charpu. But we need to have some basic skills to fly safely in all conditions. And not only is safety required. Soon you will need to pass a drone test, just like you need to pass

  • Zephyr Drone Simulator to Streamline SkyOp, LLC Drone Pilot Training

    MANASSAS, VA – August 28, 2017 — Today, Little Arms Studios, a leading developer of professional-grade simulation solutions, announced a strategic partnership with leading UAS training provider, SkyOp, LLC. The partnership will deploy Little Arms Studios’ Zephyr Drone Simulator throughout the SkyOp commercial and consumer drone training network which serves much of the Northeastern United States. Zephyr’s unique Learning Management System makes

  • Coverage On-the-Fly: On Demand Drone Insurance Explained

    The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or unmanned aerial systems (UAS), better known as drones, is increasing rapidly. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has forecasted that hobbyists alone will account for the purchase of 4.3 million drones in 2020 in an industry that PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP estimates will be worth roughly $127 billion at that

  • Big Drone Show Announces Lineup of Technology-Disrupting Speakers

    The Sky Guys Ltd. (“The Sky Guys”), Canada’s leader in drone technology, and Cambridge House International announced the first round of speakers at the 2017 Big Drone Show. The two-day event will take place in Toronto on September 27 and 28 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Now entering its second year, The Big Drone Show is

  • Atlas Dynamics to Launch Autonomous Professional Drone System with 55-Minute Flight Time at InterDrone 2017

    RIGA, Latvia – August 23, 2017 –Atlas Dynamics (, a leading provider of drone-based solutions for the professional user, announced today that it will showcase live demonstrations of its market-ready autonomous professional drone, the Atlas Pro, at InterDrone 2017. On the heels of the company’s recent funding round announcement, Atlas will partner with US-based, Pentagon

  • How Drones are Aiding Scientists in Studying Climate Change

    Climate change is one of the biggest topics facing humanity today and, for climate scientists, data is everything. However, collecting data is rarely a quick or inexpensive task, particularly when that data is best acquired via a bird’s eye view of Greenland’s melting ice sheet or the rising sea levels on California’s coastlines, for instance. Here’s where unmanned aircraft

  • A New Drone First: Capturing a Total Solar Eclipse

    1979 was the last time a total solar eclipse graced the shores of the contiguous United States. It was 38 years ago when the first Sony Walkman came out, when 63 Americans were taken hostage at the American Embassy in Tehran, and when the first Aliens movie hit cinemas. It was a long time ago,