TAG: commercial UAV

FAA: Commercial drone use to take flight

June 21, 2016By

Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations work to harness new innovations safely, to spur job growth, advance critical scientific research and save lives, the FAA said in a press... read more

Canadian UAVs partners with Measure for U.S. and Canadian drone services

May 2, 2016By

As part of its effort to deliver cost-effective actionable data to enterprise customers, Measure, a drone operator in the United States, has partnered with Canadian drone company Canadian UAVs. Together, the two companies will use drone technology to provide real-time data analysis to businesses in both the U.S. and Canada. “Measure can now truly offer cross-border drone services,” said Measure CEO Brandon Torres Declet. “As... read more

Report: Commercial UAV market to reach $2 billion by 2022

November 9, 2015By

  The global commercial UAV market size is expected to reach $2.07 billion USD by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc. Increasing applications in agriculture and law enforcement are expected to drive the commercial UAV industry growth over the forecast period. Commercial drones are finding applications across various industry verticals globally. Every industrialized country in... read more

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Man Arrested Trying to Fly Drone Outside White House

May 14, 2015By

Secret Service detained a man Thursday afternoon who was trying to fly an unmanned aerial vehicle over the White House fence, reports CNN. The park on the north side of the White House was locked down while the incident was investigated, but the lockdown was lifted by Thursday afternoon. President Barack Obama is not in the White House, but at Camp David. ... read more

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Senators Propose Bill to Expedite UAV Exemptions

May 14, 2015By

Two U.S. senators have jointly proposed a new bill that could expedite the commercial introduction of drones. The senators believe the U.S. is falling behind other countries when it comes to creating rules for commercial drones. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) introduced the Commercial UAS Modernization Act, which would set temporary rules for those who want to fly... read more

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