How Zipline Became a $1.2 Billion Drone Company

Last week, drone delivery service Zipline announced $190 million in new financing, bringing the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion dollars.  In the world of commercial drones – or any startup – that’s a big number, and a big achievement.  With drone delivery not yet fully implemented in most countries, how did Zipline make it? Whenever […] The post How Zipline Became a $1.2 Billion Drone Company appeared first on DRONELIFE. Last week, drone delivery service Zipline announced $190 million in new financing, bringing the company’s valuation to $1.2 billion dollars.  In the world of commercial drones – or any startup – that’s a big number, and a big achievement.  With drone delivery not yet fully implemented in most countries, how did Zipline make it? Whenever […] The post How Zipline Became a $1.2 Billion Drone Company appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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PrecisionHawk’s Michael Chasen to Lead Drone Advisory Committee, 12 New Members Announced

The FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) has been instrumental in helping to form commercial drone regulations, and the best example in the drone sector of industry working in collaboration with government.  On Friday, the FAA and Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that PrecisionHawk CEO Michael Chasen will now lead the group. At it’s […] The post PrecisionHawk’s Michael Chasen to Lead Drone Advisory Committee, 12 New Members Announced appeared first on DRONELIFE. The FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) has been instrumental in helping to form commercial drone regulations, and the best example in the drone sector of industry working in collaboration with government.  On Friday, the FAA and Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that PrecisionHawk CEO Michael Chasen will now lead the group. At it’s […] The post PrecisionHawk’s Michael Chasen to Lead Drone Advisory Committee, 12 New Members Announced appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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DRONELIFE Announces Record-Breaking Q1 Growth of 65%

Yes, we’re tooting our own horn – and expressing our appreciation.  As the drone industry grows, so are we!  DRONELIFE’s marketing team announced today that the number of impressions – the number of people who sees our content – grew by  over 65% for the period ending from the end of the first quarter in […] The post DRONELIFE Announces Record-Breaking Q1 Growth of 65% appeared first on DRONELIFE. Yes, we’re tooting our own horn – and expressing our appreciation.  As the drone industry grows, so are we!  DRONELIFE’s marketing team announced today that the number of impressions – the number of people who sees our content – grew by  over 65% for the period ending from the end of the first quarter in […] The post DRONELIFE Announces Record-Breaking Q1 Growth of 65% appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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Tanks for the Assist: Agreement Will Boost Drone Firm’s Hydrogen Cell Payload

What’s not to love about hydrogen? It’s the most abundant element in the universe; it’s the vital fuel that keeps the sun burning for a few trillion years; and it holds the number-one position on the periodic table. And, as it turns out, hydrogen can also keep drones in the air for longer periods of […] The post Tanks for the Assist: Agreement Will Boost Drone Firm’s Hydrogen Cell Payload appeared first on DRONELIFE. What’s not to love about hydrogen? It’s the most abundant element in the universe; it’s the vital fuel that keeps the sun burning for a few trillion years; and it holds the number-one position on the periodic table. And, as it turns out, hydrogen can also keep drones in the air for longer periods of […] The post Tanks for the Assist: Agreement Will Boost Drone Firm’s Hydrogen Cell Payload appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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The FAA’s New Rules for Recreational Drones

It’s time.  The FAA will now implement some of the changes in regulations for recreational drones which will follow on the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act passed last year. The FAA Reauthorization Act repealed Section 336 of the previous FAA Reauthorization, which protected recreational aircraft from new laws.  The move to repeal came in […] The post The FAA’s New Rules for Recreational Drones appeared first on DRONELIFE. It’s time.  The FAA will now implement some of the changes in regulations for recreational drones which will follow on the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act passed last year. The FAA Reauthorization Act repealed Section 336 of the previous FAA Reauthorization, which protected recreational aircraft from new laws.  The move to repeal came in […] The post The FAA’s New Rules for Recreational Drones appeared first on DRONELIFE. […] Read More

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