Luke Geiver

Luke Geiver is Managing Editor of UAS Magazine. Since joining the UAS team, he’s strived to cover the most relevant, useful and pressing issues on all things UAV-related from precision agriculture to U.S. FAA regulations. Geiver also oversees another industry-leading magazine based in the energy sector. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from South Dakota State University and a master’s degree in English from the University of North Dakota.

Latest Posts by Luke Geiver

October 09, 2019

Who wins: AI piloted drone vs human racer? New race will decide

Can a robot-controlled drone beat the best human-piloted drone team in the world? A team of researchers from Lockheed Martin believe it is possible. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

Workhorse unveiling drone delivery system in San Diego

Workhorse and USOG are initially working together in the FAA's unmanned aerial system (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) in San Diego, CA, in which USOG is utilizing a Workhorse step van and Horsefly drone. READ MORE

October 09, 2019

Tethered drone maker earns $10M contract

Starting next month, Florida-based tethered drone developer and service provider Hoverfly will be working for the U.S. Government. The company announced it has been awarded a contract worth $10 million. READ MORE

September 25, 2019

Microturbine engine maker performs breakthrough UAV flight

After years of innovative and intensive design and engineering work, we are elated to see our first Monarch propulsion system take flight in a TigerShark airframe from Navmar Applied Science Corp, UAV Turbines CEO said. READ MORE

September 25, 2019

AirMap acquires sophisticated flight automation developer

AirMap is adding a new layer to its globally-used drone product offering. Already a major provider of airspace management and flight operations software, AirMap will now be able to provide high-precision flight automation. READ MORE

September 11, 2019

Vineyard management proves worth of drones in precision ag

Pollen Systems Corp. is revealing the true value of drones to agricultural growers. The Bellevue, Washington-based ag data and analytics firm is using drones to find and help mitigate specific pests across large acreage blocks at vineyards. READ MORE

September 11, 2019

Flirtey details new drone delivery system, the Eagle

Drone delivery system developer Flirtey has unveiled a new system that could be performing routine operations next year. To announce its new Flirtey Eagle, the Nevada-based company took the stage at the National Press Club. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

Success for several drone service firms continues in the oilfield

Drone service firms are finding success in the oilfields. This month, two entities have announced major partnerships or contract awards to perform unmanned aircraft systems-based missions for oil and gas assets. READ MORE

August 14, 2019

DARPA, research partners tests drone swarms in urban settings

New testing by a team of researchers and private companies led by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has helped demonstrate how drone swarms can be used in urban environments. READ MORE

August 12, 2019

Defense Logistics Agency proves drone delivery concept

The Defense Logistics Agency has proven how to use drones to provide food and water to troops or personnel operating in disaster relief scenarios. In July, the DLA worked with two unmanned aircraft systems and the U.S. Coast Guard. READ MORE