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 16, 2017

RAND report uses equations to answer questions on drone delivery

A newly-released study by RAND Corp. offers insight into the impacts of drone delivery over urban settings. The study assesses infrastructure requirements, aerial congestion and privacy along with other elements. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

Kansas, AirMap announce first-of-kind UAS traffic management deal

California-based AirMap is bringing its unmanned aircraft vehicle traffic management system to Kansas. Through a partnership with the Kansas Department of Transportation, AirMap will deploy its UTM system across the state. READ MORE

August 16, 2017

Clear-Com to showcase new cross-domain UAS solution at UAS Summit

At this year's UAS Summit and Expo, Clear-Com, the global leader in real-time communications and connectivity solutions, will present its highly-scalable voice communications solution for the first time. READ MORE

July 05, 2017

Verizon explains flying-cell-site drone-project

First responders, Verizon and American Aerospace Technologies Inc. have showcased a new strategy to utilize a drone to create a cell tower in the sky. UAS Magazine caught up with the team for more on their efforts. READ MORE

June 21, 2017

Hangar space, testing advances UAV taxi development in Oregon

A 9,600 square foot hangar space operated by SOAR Oregon is now open and ready to house a unique unmanned aircraft vehicle that Airbus believes could be the future of urban air mobility. READ MORE

June 07, 2017

Drone delivery Co. flies BVLOS in Canada

A Canadian-based drone delivery company is eyeing 2018 after it successfully performed beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights this month. Drone Delivery Canada Corp. flew its patent pending drone delivery system BVLOS in Alberta. READ MORE

June 07, 2017

American standards group to focus on drones

An organization aimed at making the U.S. more competitive on a global scale has set its sights on drones. The American National Standards Institute has announced plans to establish a UAS focus group. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

Shipping giant adds ship-to-dock drone service

A Norwegian shipping giant has turned to small unmanned aircraft systems to reduce costs and streamline operations during anchorage. Wilhelmsen Holding announced this month that it intends to deploy drones this year. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

Drones reveal potential for precision forestry

The open-air expanses above agriculture fields aren't the only places for precision drone work. A Seattle-based startup and a timber giant from Finland are now working to bring precision drone applications to forests. READ MORE

May 24, 2017

Court’s ruling on hobby drone registration creates new questions

A hobbyist drone pilot from Washington D.C. has altered the regulatory landscape for small unmanned aircraft vehicle flights across the entire U.S. Through his case, drone hobbyists no longer need to register their sUAVs. READ MORE