Tag Archives: UAV

Jason Dolf, CP, CMS-UAS – Aerial Services, Inc.

Jason Dolf is the Flight Operations Manager at Aerial Services, Inc. and he is a key member of the “I am ASI” campaign. ASI is seeking professionals, like you, to share your story. (See below for more information.) Meet Jason … Continue reading

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AUVSI Launches TOP – Trusted Operator Program for UAS

AUVSI has now given unmanned aircraft systems operators a way to increase their safety and boost their standing in the marketplace through today’s launch of the new Trusted Operator Program, or TOP. Interest in becoming a commercial drone operator has … Continue reading

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Skyward Has Enterprise Scale UAV Solutions

Skyward offers software solutions for managing fleets of UAVs in multiple countries around the world. Building on its strategy to drive innovation and adoption for IoT (Internet of Things) services in high-growth markets, Verizon purchased Skyward, a private company based in Portland, … Continue reading

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FAA Reauthorization Act – What is Impact on UAS Industry?

The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 is being hailed as a significant step forward by those in the UAS/UAV industry and by aviation law experts. From the article in UAS Magazine by Patrick C. Miller, October 10, 2018: The act—passed … Continue reading

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UAS Product Lines Being Developed

Maybe I missed these product developments in the overall din that surrounds the UAS industry, but in putting together the AUVSI XPONENTIAL conference preview I could not help but notice that Leica Geosystems and Topcon are both investing heavily in … Continue reading

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Commercial Drones, But Just Barely

If you are interested in the reality of flying a drone commercially and legally then this article by Mike Tully, CEO and President of Aerial Services is a must read. Mike looks at a number of the key issues involved … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Well, in the case of UAV and UAS it seems that people like to interchange these, myself included, but some recent work on a position statement by the TRB AFB80 committee that we intend to send … Continue reading

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UAV Inspection Preview

If you want a glimpse into what the future might look like for the use of UAVs to carry out inspections have a look at the Cyberhawk operation. Focused primarily on the oil and gas industry and based in the … Continue reading

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Drone Accuracy

I wanted to call your attention to an important article by Mike Tully, CEO of Aerial Services, Inc. on the subject of drone accuracy. Mike has an in-depth understanding of the real world issues affecting the use of UAS. As … Continue reading

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ASPRS UAS Mapping 2015 Reno

The second annual UAS technical symposium sponsored by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) announces the industry leaders in the UAS commercial industry who are confirmed for UAS MAPPING 2015 RENO! The program uniquely includes test course … Continue reading

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