The Golden Part 107.39 Parachute

The Golden Part 107.39 Parachute

Recently it has been announced that the FAA has granted a first-of-its-kind waiver for flying over people with a parachute and that a certain huge construction company has benefited from the ASTM 3322-18 (is there an FAA NOA?) standard and adequately addressed safety concerns at the FAA. Now, before you mom-and-pop (and sometimes daughter) operations […] Recently it has been announced that the FAA has granted a first-of-its-kind waiver for flying over people with a parachute and that a certain huge construction company has benefited from the ASTM 3322-18 (is there an FAA NOA?) standard and adequately addressed safety concerns at the FAA. Now, before you mom-and-pop (and sometimes daughter) operations […] Read More

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The Rise of Manned Aerial Mapping

The Rise of Manned Aerial Mapping

UAVs have brought photogrammetry back as a bread and butter tool for surveying. They’ve put mapping back on the map. But often we see large ambitious UAV projects undertaken, to capture long stretches of highway or vast expanses of detailed mapping, taking weeks of UAV survey crew time, hundreds of battery swaps, 10s of thousands […] UAVs have brought photogrammetry back as a bread and butter tool for surveying. They’ve put mapping back on the map. But often we see large ambitious UAV projects undertaken, to capture long stretches of highway or vast expanses of detailed mapping, taking weeks of UAV survey crew time, hundreds of battery swaps, 10s of thousands […] Read More

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Drone mapping California’s wildfires: New whitepaper on the next steps

Drone mapping California’s wildfires: New whitepaper on the next steps

Drs. Chittayong Surakitbanharn, former executive director of the Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative (now head of marketing for Hivemapper), and Gregory Crutsinger, Founder of Scholar Farms, have coauthored a newly released white paper reviewing the use of drone mapping in major wildfires in Northern California during the 2017 and 2018 fire seasons. The white paper illustrates the potential […] Drs. Chittayong Surakitbanharn, former executive director of the Stanford Urban Resilience Initiative (now head of marketing for Hivemapper), and Gregory Crutsinger, Founder of Scholar Farms, have coauthored a newly released white paper reviewing the use of drone mapping in major wildfires in Northern California during the 2017 and 2018 fire seasons. The white paper illustrates the potential […] Read More

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ICARUS Instructor & Examiner (Trainee)

ICARUS Instructor & Examiner (Trainee)

Here at Aerial Motion Pictures, we are looking for someone who can seriously multi-task and integrate into a passionate team that operates in the ever-evolving and exciting drone industry. The goal is to help customers on their journey to getting a ‘Permission for Commercial Operation’ (or PfCO) through our ICARUS course. This will involve teaching […] Here at Aerial Motion Pictures, we are looking for someone who can seriously multi-task and integrate into a passionate team that operates in the ever-evolving and exciting drone industry. The goal is to help customers on their journey to getting a ‘Permission for Commercial Operation’ (or PfCO) through our ICARUS course. This will involve teaching […] Read More

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Flock launches first ‘real-time’ insurance and risk-management product for drone fleets

Flock launches first ‘real-time’ insurance and risk-management product for drone fleets

‘Flock Enterprise’ will help drone fleet operators take proactive steps to reduce drone flight risk, and reward them with cheaper insurance premiums. London, 18 June 2019 – Flock, the London-based insurtech startup, unveiled today ‘Flock Enterprise’, a first-of-its-kind insurance and risk management solution for drone fleets. The product leverages real-time data to provide highly bespoke […] ‘Flock Enterprise’ will help drone fleet operators take proactive steps to reduce drone flight risk, and reward them with cheaper insurance premiums. London, 18 June 2019 – Flock, the London-based insurtech startup, unveiled today ‘Flock Enterprise’, a first-of-its-kind insurance and risk management solution for drone fleets. The product leverages real-time data to provide highly bespoke […] Read More

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