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

January 16, 2020

Idaho researchers work to show promise of drones and fruit trees

A team of researchers from the University of Idaho has created a list denoting the most promising ways drones can be used at tree nurseries. The list, along with other outreach is part of their work to educate growers on the promise of drones. READ MORE

January 16, 2020

CUAS maker announces another $10M contract

Following the news that the U.S. Pentagon has begun standing up a counter unmanned aircraft systems division, a Colorado maker of CUAS technology has announced another sale and delivery of its containerized system. READ MORE

January 14, 2020

Blue, Kyocera form partnership for communication relay drones

Blue innovation Co. and Kyocera Corporation have announced that the companies have reached an agreement to jointly develop new drone solutions focused on flying multiple drones with mobile relay station functions. READ MORE

January 02, 2020

States now forming agreements with UAS service firms

An Alabama-based unmanned aircraft systems company has agreed to work with the state of Connecticut. Avion Unmanned out of Huntsville, Alabama, signed a participating addendum with Connecticut. DroneUp, from Virginia, is now working with New Mexico. READ MORE

December 30, 2019

With counter UAS, Liteye expands footprint and head count

Liteye Systems Inc. a U.S.-based counter unmanned aerial systems developer, announced in December the opening of a new 55,000 square foot facility in Highfield Business Park, in Colorado. READ MORE

December 18, 2019

Sentera, Anheuser Busch partner for use of drones, ag data

Anheuser Busch InBev is turning to drones to ensure the stability of its barley acres. Through a long-term partnership with Minneapolis-based Sentera, AB InBev will utilize the expertise of Sentera to capture drone data for barley growers. READ MORE

December 18, 2019

EHang, autonomous aerial vehicle maker, issues IPO

EHang Holdings Limited, an autonomous aerial vehicle technology platform company, has announced the pricing of its initial public offering at a share price of roughly $12.50 and a share total of 6.4 million. The company listed on the NASDAQ. READ MORE

December 18, 2019

American Aerospace acquires long-range drone maker

Long-endurance unmanned aircraft systems service provider American Aerospace Technologies Inc. is adding to its aircraft fleet. Through a financing deal with Riva Ridge Capital Management, the New York company is adding a BVLOS platform. READ MORE

December 04, 2019

VTOL drone team named to prestigious tech accelerator

URBAN-X, a leading accelerator for startups reimagining city life, today announced its seventh cohort of companies, including a drone firm that will focus on vertical take-off-and-landing. READ MORE

November 20, 2019

Auterion partners on new VTOL drone capable of long flights

Following the announcement of its collaboration with GE Aviation and the Hybrid Project, Auterion has more to share on its growth in the commercial drone space. READ MORE