DroneLife Exclusive – part of the Girls Can’t Drone series.  Gretchen West is one of a new breed of business women – smart, effective, and focused on how they can contribute.  And as an influential woman in the drone industry, West is making big contributions to changing the way business thinks about drones. Her career began with a passion for nonprofit […]

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Donan and Datawing partner

Donan is proud to announce they are partnering with DataWing, a national UAS services company based in San Antonio, Texas, to provide nationwide UAV inspection services with fast turnaround times and competitive pricing. This partnership will combine Donan’s expertise in property insurance forensic investigations with DataWing’s vast knowledge of drone technology and aviation training, to…

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What’s the Best Drone on the Market for Beginners? Embry-Riddle Publishes Consumer Guide to Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Novice Users

Do you want to learn how to fly a small unmanned aircraft (drone) for your business? A research team at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus has created the first-ever comprehensive consumer guide to small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for novice users—those individuals interested in purchasing their first small remote controlled or autonomous multi-rotor flying aircraft.…

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On a cold October morning, a drone begins its mission. Flying over all 7,255 yards of greens, the drone is watching, learning, tracking. The U.S. Open will be held here at Oakmont, hosting the worlds best golfers on a legendarily challenging course. Possibly the hardest golf course in America, Oakmont prides itself on bringing the […]

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What do dogs and drones have in common? Well in this East Boston neighborhood they are both prohibited! Massport, is the port authority of Massachusetts and operates Boston Logan International Airport, as well as the Port of Boston. They have been a leader in the dissemination of the drone safety information. With a page dedicated […]

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An ill-fated flight into the safety-drone skies has crashed and burned for a small Minnesota town. At a recent meeting of the Baxter City Council, a measure that would have permitted local police to seek a $50,000 grant for a drone purchase failed to take flight in a 2-2 tie vote. Under the plan, a […]

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ARPAS-UK Working with Farnborough International

Farnborough International became a member of ARPAS-UK, the professional trade association for Remotely Piloted Aircraft and Systems in the UK, in April 2016.  The two organisations are working together on the Drone Safety Awareness Weekend, 16th / 17th July 2016, as part of the UK Drone Show at Farnborough International Airshow.   ARPAS-UK will also be…

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The Kansas City Police Department is teaming up with a geo-location company to mate drones with a special radio-transmitting bracelet in an effort to save the lives of wandering Alzheimer’s and dementia victims. This past month, the department partnered with Care Trak and the local Civil Air Patrol to test the hybrid system. Care Trak […]

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14-15 October 2016 Hamburg, Germany will host the first Specialized Exhibition and Conference Age of Drones. The show will gather worldwide companies from the entire Drone supply chain with customers and end-users in Schuppen 52 Hamburg Expo Center. The emergence of pilotless aircraft in Filming & Photography provides cutting-edge solutions for the realization of creative ideas of film