Reports

Drone World Expo  Exclusive Interviews  Mark Bathrick
We wanted to find out more about the team behind Drone World Expo – what makes them tick, what motivates them and what are the secrets behind the success of the event. We interviewed Advisory Board member Mark L. Bathrick who directs a nationwide aviation services business for the U.S Department of the Interior (DOI) overseeing the safe operation of over 1,200 contracted and government-owned manned and unmanned aircraft across a wide range of business applications.

Rwanda Readies Life-Saving Drone Delivery System
This summer, small autonomous airplanes will begin carrying life-saving blood to 20 hospitals and healthcare centers across Western Rwanda, Africa, in one of the first-of-its-kind drone-based delivery demonstrations.

Tree-Planting Drones
Beaverton, Oregon-based drone startup DroneSeed created a drone with a device that fires seeds into the ground using compressed air in an effort to reforest the Pacific Northwest, and eventually forests around the world.

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Unmanned Systems

Drones Go to Summer School

2016-07-24
Drones Go to Summer School
Students in a South Carolina County academic program received a firsthand view from above of how drones are changing the game for public-safety agencies.


Developments

In depth with Tanky  The Worlds Fastest Ready-to-Fly Racing Drone?

2016-07-24
In depth with Tanky The Worlds Fastest Ready-to-Fly Racing Drone?
There’s a new drone startup making waves in the world of crowdfunding, and this time, it looks like speed is the top priority. California-based Tanky Drone has launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring its FPV racer to the wider public, which comes ready to fly and has, in testing at least, hit speeds in excess of 100 mph.


Strategy/Policy

What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for the Drone Industry

2016-07-24
What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for the Drone Industry
While the country discusses the effect that either candidate might have on the economy, at DRONELIFE we’re focused on the drone industry. Making a few projections based on the direction that the party and Mr. Trump have taken, heres our take on the what a Trump presidency might mean for the drone industry; both the good and bad. Were neutral parties: stay tuned next week for what Hilary may have in store for drones.