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More than 3,500 Commercial Drone Professionals from 54 countries Showcase UAV Market Growth at InterDrone 2016

Attendance up 26% and exhibit space up 48% at world’s largest commercial drone show 

Sep 19, 2016 9:48:03 AM

Topics: InterDrone

Legal drone group comes to Colombia

Jones AM Group of Cartagena Colombia announced a joint venture with Astrike of Bogota Colombia this week. Scott Jones, president of Jones AM Group, is now running the only legal and certified commercial drone operation in the country.

Aug 24, 2016 4:45:15 PM

Skylogic Research and BZ Media forecast U.S. drone market will reach $2.9 billion by 2018

Skylogic Research, LLC together withBZ Media LLC today released “Drones in the Channel: 2016 Market Report,” examining drone sales and distribution channels in North America.  The report offers fresh insights on the major brands and the growing role that distribution and reseller businesses play in the sale of consumer and commercial drones. The report is available for purchase here.

May 2, 2016 4:02:56 PM

uAvionix announces collaboration with the Dronecode Foundation

uAvionix Corporation, the leader in unmanned ADS-B technology and Dronecode, the nonprofit organization developing a common, shared open source platform for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), announced a plan to collaborate on advanced development in ADS-B 'sense and avoid' functionality in ArduPilot-based drones.

Feb 19, 2016 9:54:00 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships

Amazon Prime Air Humming Along

Amazon decidedly won’t let regulations stop them from developing Amazon Prime Air. In a comprehensive interview, Amazon’s Vice President of Global Public Policy, Paul Misener laid out Amazon’s roadmap for the future of drone deliveries.

Jan 21, 2016 9:55:10 AM

AirMap Launches to Enable Safe, Legal and Hassle-Free Drone Flying

AirMap is a free, comprehensive digital map that allows unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators to visualize the airspace around them, including areas where they may not be permitted to fly. Airspace rules are complex. AirMap removes barriers to compliance by providing the low altitude airspace information that unmanned aircraft operators need. AirMap was cofounded by aviation expert and entrepreneur Ben Marcus and Dr. Gregory McNeal, a leading legal scholar on drones, public policy and air rights.

May 4, 2015 9:45:00 AM

Topics: Releases

Skyward Raises $4.1 Million in Venture Capital

Apr 28, 2015 9:11:20 AM

Topics: Startups and Partnerships

3DR Expands Series C Financing to $64 Million

3DR, North America's largest manufacturer of consumer drones and founder of the world's leading open drone software platform, today announced an expansion of its Series C round of financing from $50 million to $64 million. The additional funding is led by WestSummit Capital, with additional global investors from AsiaEurope and the U.S. participating, including SanDisk Ventures and Atlantic Bridge Ventures. 3DR initiated the Series C financing with $50 million in investment led by Qualcomm Ventures, with Foundry Group, True Ventures, OATV, Mayfield, Shea Ventures. 3DR will leverage the expertise and market knowledge from a diverse investor base to lead innovation in the dynamic and rapidly expanding global UAV market. 

Apr 23, 2015 10:38:29 AM

3DR's Solo Wants to Turn You Into Christopher Nolan


Apr 13, 2015 2:29:43 PM

Topics: Releases

InterDrone Appears on That Drone Show

That Drone Show is pleased to announce that we will be a part of InterDrone, the big 3-day Drone conference that is coming this September in Las Vegas.

Apr 3, 2015 9:54:00 AM

Topics: InterDrone