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

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

July 31, 2019

UAS pioneer Grand Sky makes bold move into MALE UAV service

The team at Grand Sky Development Co. LLC, has tapped into its pioneering roots to start a new unmanned aircraft systems venture that will be the first-of-its-kind in the U.S. READ MORE

July 02, 2019

Drone service report recognizes SkySkopes for innovation, growth

Frost & Sullivan has recently evaluated the 22 top DSPs around the globe based on their growth performance and ability to innovate. Of these 22 companies, only 5 fell into the “sweet spot” range on the Frost Radar which exhibits an optimal mix. READ MORE

June 04, 2019

Air Canada Cargo, Drone Delivery team to establish 150k routes

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has signed a deal with Air Canada Cargo to establish and operate roughly 150,000 drone delivery routes throughout Canada, mainly in rural areas. READ MORE

May 23, 2019

DJI makes major safety upgrade, adds ADS-B in tech

DJI will add ADS-B transponders to all new drones that weigh 250 grams or more (less than one pound). The addition of ADS-B, the communication transponding tech used in the airplane and helicopter industry, is part of DJI’s Elevating Safety plan. READ MORE

May 14, 2019

Drone swarm operations gaining traction

As the drone industry gains the ability to fly beyond visual line of sight operations, flights over people or during no-light conditions, another use-case is also gaining traction: drone swarms. READ MORE

May 07, 2019

Drone developer, fiber optics firm partner to monitor pipelines

As shale oil and gas production continues to increase across the U.S., pipeline gathering and takeaway capacity used to the move crude oil or natural gas is providing an opportunity for unique monitoring efforts like those of SkyX. READ MORE

September 13, 2018

Intel, Delair working to showcase new drone data platform

After testing Intel's data processing, visualization, analytics and drone data reporting service for more than a year, Delair is getting a new round of support from the mega-tech developer: capital. READ MORE