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Which Drone Verticals Are Projected To Grow Next?

For a disruptive industry like the drone industry, it's hard to accurately project growth, and the further you try to push out your projection relative to time, the greater your chance of error. That's why I always try to take any and all projections with a grain of salt. Sometimes, if you look at groups [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:23-08:00July 26th, 2017|Drone Statistics, Drone Technology, Drones|Comments Off on Which Drone Verticals Are Projected To Grow Next?

Drone Versus Airplane: What’s The Risk?

The DJI Phantom 4 has an Obstacle Sensing System that constantly scans for obstacles in front of it, allowing it to avoid collisions by going around, over or hovering. There has been lots and lots of discussion about near misses between drones and passenger aircraft. We've heard about this happening in the US, [...]

By |2017-11-14T14:00:40-08:00March 26th, 2016|Drone Statistics, Drones, Interesting|Comments Off on Drone Versus Airplane: What’s The Risk?

Business Insider Releases “The Drones Report”

Business Insider has released a new report, "The Drones Report," that has some exciting takeaways for the industry. Drones turned the corner in 2015 to become a popular consumer device, while a framework for regulation that legitimizes drones in the US began to take shape. Technological and regulatory barriers still exist to further drone adoption. [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:43-08:00March 25th, 2016|Drone Industry, Drone Statistics, Drones|Comments Off on Business Insider Releases “The Drones Report”

BALPA Calls For Drone/Aircraft Collision Research

Similar to reports in the United States, we are now seeing reports coming from the UK of near collisions between drones and passenger aircraft. According to David Hastings Dunn of The Guardian, an accident is just waiting to happen. Dozens of near-misses between drones and manned aircraft took place last year – one drone passing within 25 [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:43-08:00March 25th, 2016|Drone Statistics, Drones|Comments Off on BALPA Calls For Drone/Aircraft Collision Research

Drones In The USA

It's become a sad fact, the US is slipping behind when it comes to drones. Navigating commercial drone regulations in the United States can be tricky, thanks largely to the FAA's inability to create a drone friendly regulatory framework. What countries are leaping ahead? ‘Sweden, Japan, France and the UK are leading the way when [...]

By |2016-03-07T17:09:18-08:00March 15th, 2016|Drone Statistics, Drones|Comments Off on Drones In The USA

New Drone Market Projections, Now Through 2018

Market Research Store has released a new market research report titled "Global Commercial Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Market Size, Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2012 to 2018." In this new market research report, Market Research Store has projections for the drone market through 2018. Unmanned aircraft systems promise to achieve a more significant aspect of commercial presence. [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:49-08:00March 12th, 2016|Drone Statistics, Drones|Comments Off on New Drone Market Projections, Now Through 2018

It’s Official, Drone Operators Now Outnumber Licensed Pilots

Thanks to recent comments made by FAA Administrator Micheal Huerta, we now know that there are more registered drone operators than licensed pilots. Huerta was speaking with a legal forum when the comments were made. FAA Administrator Micheal Huerta said more than 325,000 people have registered their drones as of Feb. 8, the latest figures reported by the federal [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:58-08:00February 20th, 2016|Drone Statistics, Drones|Comments Off on It’s Official, Drone Operators Now Outnumber Licensed Pilots