Tag: drone industry

Report: Drone Registrations

On November 14, 2017, the Federal Aviation Administration publicly released a database of every drone registration up to October 31, 2017. This preliminary report is the first detailed analysis of the dataset. Key Takeaways As of October 31, 2017, there…

Weekly Roundup 10/30/17

October 23, 2017 – October 29, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Next year, the U.S. Department…

Weekly Roundup 6/12/17

June 5, 2017 – June 11, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone At Washington D.C.’s WTOP radio, Center…

Weekly Roundup 2/20/17

February 13, 2017 – February 19, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Telecommunications firm Verizon has acquired Skyward, a drone operations management company. Skyward…

Weekly Roundup 1/23/17

January 16, 2017 – January 22, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Two suspected U.S. drone strikes in Yemen killed at least three members…

Weekly Roundup 1/16/17

January 9, 2017 – January 15, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Popular French hobby drone maker Parrot laid off 290 out of 840…

2016 Drone Year in Review

  By Arthur Holland Michel Every day of the year, we track the news from the drone world very closely. (If you haven’t already, you should subscribe to our Weekly Roundup newsletter to stay on top of the latest: you…

Weekly Roundup 12/5/16

November 28, 2016 – December 4, 2016  If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone We have found satellite…

Weekly Roundup 6/6/16

5/30/16 – 6/5/16 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. drone strike in Somalia targeted Abdullahi Haji Da’ud, a senior member of al-Shabab. In…

Interview: Thomas Finsterbusch

Thomas Finsterbusch wants to provide customers with all of the benefits of drones minus the hassle of actually flying them. Finsterbusch is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Cape Productions, Inc., which provides action sports with drone video filming…

Weekly Roundup 11/30/15

11/23/15 — 11/29/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page At the Center for the Study of the Drone This fall season has been a busy one for…

Industry Intel: Fall Review

By Arthur Holland Michel and Dan Gettinger In a video released on Sunday, Amazon previewed its delivery drone prototype. The two-minute teaser features a drone that can take-off like a helicopter and fly like a fixed-wing airplane, giving it greater…