Welcome to the 'Do You Know Drones?' podcast. Dive deep with us as we chat with insiders and explore today's drone buzz.
Navigating the Skies: A Deep Dive with DroneUp's Kristen Costello
In this special episode of "Do You Know Drones?", we're coming to you live from the Commercial UAV Expo 2023 in vibrant Las Vegas! Join us as we sit down with Kristen Costello, VP of Safety and Compliance at DroneUp. Dive into the intricacies of drone safety, the ever-evolving landscape of compliance, and get a glimpse into the future of drone technology. Kristen's expertise and insights are not to be missed, making this episode a must-listen for drone enthusiasts and professionals alike. Soar with us as we navigate the dynamic skies of the drone industry!
🔵 Special Report - Ukraine Uses Drones to Repel Russians
Ukrainian Drone Enthusiasts have been volunteering drones and expertise to help repel Russian forces. I reached out to Denys Sushko, Head of Operations in Kyiv-based DroneUA, to dig deeper into this story. Denys sent several pictures and videos that document the efforts of the drone industry to support Ukraine during this conflict. If you want to further support these efforts, Denys provide the following links for anyone that wants to donate drone equipment or help fund humanitarian missions in Ukraine:
Drones For Ukraine - https://dronyukrajine.cz/en/home.html
Come Back Alive - https://www.comebackalive.in.ua/
Drones and the $1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill
In this episode, we put the newly signed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into context for the drone industry.
EP 109 - Drone Conference Interview - Thomas Haun, Turner Mining Group
LIVE from the Commercial UAV Expo Exhibit Hall in Las Vegas!
For this drone conference interview, I sat down with a long-time friend and drone visionary, Thomas Haun, COO of Turner Mining Group. I lost count of how many times I giggled like a schoolgirl during this interview.
We talked about how excited we were to be back in person, how the industry is moving forward, and how we can normalize public perception.
You can learn more about Thomas and Turner Mining Group here:
EP 108: Cloud-Zapping Drones Make It Rain In Dubai
Scientists in the United Arab Emirates are making it rain using electrical charges from drones to manipulate the weather and force rainfall across the desert region. All the major news outlets are talking about this!
Learn more here: https://www.uaerep.ae/
EP 107: Flying Car Makes Historic Flight
That’s right! Flying cars may be here before you know it! AirCar, a prototype flying car from Slovakia, moved closer to production this week, fulfilling a key development milestone in a 35-minute flight from the international airport in Nitra to the international airport in Bratislava on June 28th, 2021.