FAA changes rules for recreational drone pilots


While recreational flyers may continue to fly below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace without specific certification or operating authority from the FAA, they are now required to obtain prior authorization from the FAA before flying near airports.
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DHL, EHang partner on drone delivery in China


It reduces one-way delivery time from 40 minutes to only eight minutes and can save costs of up to 80 percent per delivery, with reduced energy consumption and carbon footprint compared with road transportation.
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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.
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Boeing's cargo air vehicle completes first outdoor flight


Boeing has successfully completed the first outdoor flight tests of the cargo air vehicle (CAV). In a safe and controlled environment, the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle was a success.
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Major drone service provider to oil, gas acquired by ICR


The transaction facilitates the next phase of ICR’s inspection service offering, augmenting its existing leading global provision of integrated maintenance and integrity solutions to the oil and gas, power, chemical and nuclear industries.
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Cylinder drone maker finds first major customer


Massachusetts-based Ascent AeroSystems has announced the specifications, pricing, availability and launch customer for Spirit, its new dual-rotor coaxial drone.
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New report, new activity shows growth of drone, precision ag


The allure of drones used for precision agriculture continues to grow. Although the market for precision agriculture-based drones and robots was only at $2.5 million in 2018, a new report by BIS Research says the next decade will see $23 billion.
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