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

February 14, 2018

PrecisionHawk is helping drone pilots while it builds an empire

PrecisionHawk is doing more than its part to foster the global adoption of commercial drone technology. With the recent build-up of its drone service network, PrecisionHawk has bolstered its offerings in a big way. READ MORE

February 14, 2018

Toro invests in turfgrass management drone firm

GreenSight Agronomics and the Toro Co. want to enhance your golfing experience. Through a strategic minority investment in Boston-based GreenSight, Toro is hoping to bring its turf management abilities to a new level. READ MORE

January 30, 2018

Drone software developers finding investor backing

It's been a good month for drone software developers. In the U.S., San Francisco-based Converge received a $750,000 round of seed funding from a group of big-name investors. In the U.K., Altitude Angels earned $4.5M. READ MORE

January 30, 2018

Boeing's Aurora partners with maker of nickel-size drone module

Aurora Flight Sciences is adding small drone collision avoidance technology to its suite of unmanned aircraft systems technology. Through a collaboration with California-based Socionext Inc., the company is now developing a nickel-size module. READ MORE

January 29, 2018

Fire chiefs, ERAU partner to bring drones to fire departments

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide's College of Aeronautics and the International Association of Fire Chiefs are partnering to offer fire service education, training and certification opportunities. READ MORE

January 17, 2018

Euro VC firm invests $8M into Michigan drone inspection service

A German-based venture capital group has invested in a Michigan drone service firm. Statkfraft Ventures, along with UL Ventures and Capital Midwest, has infused SkySpecs with an $8 million round of series B financing. READ MORE

January 16, 2018

FAA UAS test site to perform drone delivery work

A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration unmanned aircraft system test site will soon be helping a Canadian-based drone company test the functionality and ability of a drone delivery system. READ MORE

January 03, 2018

Workhorse to spin-off electric passenger helicopter drone

Attendees of this year's Consumer Electronic Show held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, will have the chance to witness the first experimental flight of the SureFlyTM electric hybrid helicopter. In December, a spin-off plan was announced. READ MORE

December 20, 2017

Solar firm starts work on fixed-wing UAV

A commercial- and industrial-scale unmanned aircraft vehicle developed by AeroVironment will soon be getting a solar upgrade. Through a contract awarded by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, SolAero will outfit a drone with a solar wing. READ MORE

December 20, 2017

Chinese tech maker unveils plan connecting low-flying drones

Huawei, the China-based maker of smartwatches, tablets, smartphones and broadband networks, has put a new focus on its digital sky initiative. The new push aims to enable the low airspace drone flights that are connected to broadband. READ MORE