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FAA Would Become Nongovernmental, Lose Authority Over Air Traffic Control in Proposed Trump Budget

There has been a lot of speculation in the drone community about what might happen to the FAA, and specifically to drone regulation, under the Trump Administration. Well, it looks like we now have some clarity. In the budget just released by the Trump administration, air traffic control (ATC) would be separated from the FAA, and be placed under the supervision… Read more →

UAV Coach Partners with AUVSI XPONENTIAL

Here at UAV Coach we are proud to announce that we’ll be a media partner for AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2017 in Dallas, TX from May 8th to 11th. With 7,000+ attendees, 650+ exhibitors, and 200+ educational sessions, the AUVSI team isn’t exaggerating when they describe XPONENTIAL as “the largest global community of leaders in drones, intelligent robotics and unmanned systems” coming… Read more →

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Aerial Thermography: An In-Depth Look at Two Fascinating Applications Aimed at Keeping People Safe and Growing More Food from Existing Resources

We’ve written before about ways to make money using aerial thermography, and of course we covered our own Intro to Aerial Thermography course and why we created it to offer skills that will give commercial drone pilots an edge a little while back. Today we want to go further, and look closely at how some of these applications actually play out in… Read more →

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InterDrone Acquired by Emerald Expositions, Listed in “Fastest Fifty”

UPDATE: As if we needed any further confirmation that the drone industry is BOOMING, InterDrone just announced that they’ve been acquired by Emerald Expositions, the largest event producer in North America.  Emerald Expositions is the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with their oldest trade shows dating back over 110 years. They currently operate more than 50… Read more →

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An Interview with Uttam Puadasaini, Lab Coordinator for Nepal Flying Labs

A little while back we had the pleasure of meeting Uttam Puadasaini, lab coordinator for Nepal Flying Labs, the Nepal representative for WeRobotics, and a geomatics engineering graduate from Kathmandu University. Through his work with Nepal Flying Labs, Uttam has been flying and coordinating UAV missions in Nepal, and he has also been a general booster in the area for commercial drone use. We’ve been… Read more →

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UAV Coach Interviews George Mathew, CEO of Kespry

Kespry is well known in the drone industry for its end-to-end commercial solutions, and is already a huge player when it comes to enterprise applications for drones in surveying, mapping, construction, and other industrial areas. With the recent release of the Kespry 2, and a new CEO, Kespry continues to solidify its position in the industry. We asked Kespry’s CEO George Mathew for a… Read more →

DJI’s Matrice 200, and How DJI Is Winning the Drone Industry

Many major players in the consumer drone industry have taken a beating in the last several months, and you can thank DJI for much of the upheaval. We’ve lost 3DRobotics when it comes to producing consumer RTF drones; Alphabet shut down their Titan Project last month for delivering internet via drones to remote locations; Parrot recently laid off a third of its personnel; Autel… Read more →