Commercial UAV News brings together industry insiders—the engineers, the regulators, the standards builders, the thought leaders, and innovators—to talk about what commercial drone professionals and stakeholders need to know to go beyond buzzwords and jargon. We’ll discuss what really matters to operators and organizations when it comes to using drones to perform numerous tasks in faster, cheaper and/or safer ways that define real-world value.
Unleashing the Commercial Potential of Drones: Alternative Regulatory Frameworks for Safely Integrating Drones into the National Airspace Faster
Interview with Arjun Garg, Former FAA Chief Counsel and Partner at Hogan Lovells. Commercial UAV News talked with Garg to discuss potential alternative regulatory frameworks for getting the commercial drone market to operate at scale faster, as well as what it means to appropriately assess risk, how industry and regulators can facilitate a smoother type-certification process, the current and historical challenges with regulators and the drone industry, the BVLOS ARC, and more.
Drones in Energy & Utilities: Defining a Successful Program
Zacc Dukowitz from Flyability, John Delp from AECOM, and Larry Barnard from Chevron discuss how they presented the benefits of using drones from an end user and manufacturer’s perspective to key stakeholders to initiate a drone program, how they measure and communicate the value of their drone program, and the use cases they see are the most valuable in the Energy and Utilities sector.
Why the Future of the Drone Industry Depends Upon a Diverse Workforce
Diversity is vital for everyone in the drone industry on multiple levels. Yet, this topic can get easily overlooked for various reasons. In this podcast, I have a conversation with Jason San Souci—Chief Architect at Juniper Unmanned, Co-Founder of Neurodiversity Works, and host of the podcast, Do You Know Drones?—about what is at stake if we don’t look to bring diverse minds and experiences into our industry and what we can do to attract diverse talent.
How Drone Delivery Is Changing Lives
Interview with Okeoma Moronu, Head of Regulatory and Legal Affairs at Zipline
With Zipline celebrating 5 years of drone delivery in Africa, Commercial UAV News reached out to learn what that process has been like, what we can learn, and how having just-in-time medical supply delivery is impacting populations, supply chain stability, and the very structure of healthcare.
Flying Drones Across International Borders
Lessons Learned from the Gulf of Finland (GOF) 2.0 Drone Trials
Funded by the SESAR Joint Undertaking under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, GOF 2.0 is providing Europe and the entire Drone Industry with valuable data and lessons learned. We spoke with Gokul Srinivasan, Director of Technology at Robots.Expert, a member of the consortium, to get an exclusive in-depth look into the trail.
How Healthy Is the Drone Market?
In this Podcast, we speak with David Benowitz, Head of Research at DroneAnalyst, to dive into the health, growth, and trajectory of our industry in 2021 and beyond, gaining deeper insights into what this year’s 2021 report has to say about things like DJI, where there is consolidation, maturity, income growth and stability, and more.