In an InterDrone panel moderated by the excellent Christopher Korody, author of the Dronin’ On newsletter, a panel of lawyers, industry, and government representatives discussed the current state of commercial drone regulations in the U.S. Referencing the recently released FAA Roadmap for commercial drone integration, Korody compared the current landscape to that in 2016, immediately […]
FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell kicked off the InterDrone conference in Las Vegas this morning, with the Grand Opening keynote address. Elwell opened up by saying that he understood that the drone industry might be hesitant about federal regulators. But Elwell emphasized throughout his speech the FAA’s willingness to work with the industry. “Believe it […]
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Timed with the start of the InterDrone trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada USA, SkyWatch.AI a Drone insurance provider has announced three new partnerships that allow user to purchase drone insurance in a variety of ways. A newcomer to the drone insurance space, SkyWatch.AI has a unique offering. The provide on-demand drone insurance, on an […]
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A $20,000 prize has been awarded to Italian Vincenzo Navanteri by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI). Navanteri won the Prince Alvaro de Orleans-Borbon Grant at the FAI International Drones Conference and Expo, in Lausanne, Switzerland, for his drone ambulance concept. Switzerland, of course, is no stranger to drones transforming traditional medical services. US startup Matternet is already […]
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In recent years there have been plenty of headlines highlighting the use of drones to smuggle drugs and other contraband into prisons. And that’s fair enough. It’s a new, interesting challenge for authorities to deal with. And fear gets clicks. Last year in the UK, for example, police monitored and apprehended an organized crime gang responsible […]
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