Beyond Program will Continue Where IPP Leaves Off

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has announced that the three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) has ended as of Oct. 25. Now, the program will move to a next phase, named Beyond.  “The nine state, local and tribal governments that participated in the program have signed new agreements with the Federal […]

Wing’s Drone Delivery Program Expands

Wing‘s drone delivery trial in Christianburg, VA will continue as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s BEYOND program, the next phase of the now complete UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP.) Google’s spin-off Wing has been a leader in pushing forward residential drone delivery of everyday items in the U.S. and overseas.  Their initial program […]

Drone Light Show Helps Launch Deutsche Telekom’s 5G network

Source: AO Drones AO Drones dialed up an aerial light drone show over Munich’s Olympic Park last month to kick off the launch of Deutsche Telekom’s 5G network. The GPS-guided swarm of 300 drones performed a 10-minute night-sky performance, creating Deutsche Telekom’s logos and messages in white and magenta. The Dubai-based AO Drones team partnered […]

Drones Over Nuclear Power Plants No Threat

Commercial drones can be used unlawfully.  Terrorist incidents over oil and gas infrastructure have led to concerns that commercial drones pose a threat to any protected site.  The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, however, has published a memo saying that commercial drones do not pose a threat to nuclear power plants. “Drone Sightings” over airports, infrastructure, […]

U.S. Drone Manufacturers Make New Production Deals

U.S. drone manufacturers are making new production deals with overseas companies following the U.S. DOJ’s decision to limit funding for drones manufactured in “listed” countries, including China. Parrot was one of the first overseas companies to provide for U.S. based manufacturing, purchasing a U.S. drone manufacturer to produce their Blue sUAS ANAFI USA.  Now, French […]

Medical Drones Market Size: $947 Million by 2027

A new report by Polaris Market Research estimates the global medical drones market  USD 947.6 million by 2027. “Medical drones” as described by the report primarily refer to unmanned delivery vehicles.  “Medical Drones Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, Drone Type (Fixed Wing, Rotor Drone and Hybrid Drones); By Application (Blood transfer, Drugs/Pharmaceutical Transfer, Vaccination […]