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Oct 26, 2017 11:28:23 AM

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FAA predicts commercial drone use will skyrocket by 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) doesn’t see the drone industry slowing down anytime soon. The organization released its Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037 to project the growth of air transportation in the coming years. With the recent interest in drones, the forecast features a new portion focused on drones.

Mar 24, 2017 1:08:20 PM

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UAV market takes off for Intelligent Energy

Intelligent Energy has signed a deal with PINC to supply its air cooled fuel cell systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), marking Intelligent Energy’s first sale of fuel cell systems for UAVs as the Company moves forward with the commercialisation of its technology.

Mar 23, 2017 9:17:46 AM

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AeroVironment advances agriculture capabilities

AeroVironment wants to ensure its solutions meet the needs of commercial farmers and operators. The company revealed details about its ongoing research program to expand the agronomic analytics and capabilities of its drone and analytics platform.

Feb 15, 2017 12:24:27 PM

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Yuneec updates commercial drone offering

Yuneec has announced updates to its commercial drone platform H920, making it the H920 Plus. According to the company, the updates are designed to give field service providers and cinematographers even more aerial and ground content precision.

Feb 1, 2017 4:22:02 PM

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PrecisionHawk gets new CEO to lead its commercial drone initiative

PrecisionHawk is bringing on a new CEO in an effort to expand and accelerate its growth in the commercial drone industry. Michael Chasen, former CEO of the education technology platform provider Blackboard and CEO of the geo-location company SocialRadar, will be joining PrecisionHawk as their new CEO.

Jan 31, 2017 3:44:22 PM

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Kespry gets new CEO to grow its industrial drone business

Kespry, an artificial intelligence platform provider, is restructuring its leadership in order to widen its mark on the industrial drone industry. The company announced George Mathew will be taking the reins from Paul Doersch as CEO and chairman. Doersch will remain a shareholder of the company.

Jan 12, 2017 10:38:24 AM

Topics: Construction, Updates

Parrot to lay off a portion of its drone staff

Parrot has made a name for itself in the drone industry, but it needs to do more if it wants to keep up with the market. The company just released its fourth quarter 2016 report, which showed a drop in revenue. According to the report, the company had revenues of €85 million, below its target of €100 million.

Jan 10, 2017 3:08:44 PM

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Yuneec expands its commercial drone offerings

Yuneec is starting the year off with a bigger focus on its commercial drone offerings. The company announced the H520: a new six-rotor drone designed for commercial applications. The H520 is designed to fly longer and hold a greater payload while still ensuring precision and safety.

Jan 5, 2017 10:32:01 AM

Topics: Releases, Updates

Commercial Drone Alliance calls on Trump to help foster innovation

The United States is currently undergoing a transformative technology era thanks to drones, but with a new President taking office next year, the future of that era is still unknown. The Commercial Drone Alliance, an organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of commercial drone businesses and users, recently wrote to President-elect Donald Trump asking for his help in pushing the drone industry further.

Dec 8, 2016 11:13:05 AM

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