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Need Your Help on Survey of Impact of FAA Regs on Small Drone Business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Snow Mar 26, 2014. 1 Reply

I need your help with this survey on the impact that FAA regulations have on commercial use of drones. This survey is for all hobbyists, professionals, and would be professionals.You can take the…Continue

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Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry
"This is to let you know that the survey ends next Tues 8/8 midnight EDT, so it's not too late to enter take it and enter to win one of the give aways. Thank you so much to those of you who have participated already. The payoff for your effort…"
Aug 2
Colin Snow posted a blog post

New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry

We just announced the start of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Research, which promises to be our most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this research seeks to get your…See More
Jul 11
Peter Bell commented on Colin Snow's blog post Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think
"One of the big unknowns here is the FAA...it seemed a very different FAA in Dallas last week at the Uber Elevate Summit than the one that has regulated the GA fleet to the point where its average age is nearly 50 years old, this is similar to the…"
May 4
Antonio Vigoni commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
""NDVI data via streaming" at the moment for me is not something interesting. I need a georeferenced map to understand if and where there are problems after a complete elaboration. I need a complete vision of the field and if I need more…"
Apr 8
Eric T commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
"I agree Colin,  I'll take a look at the stuff you link to. I farm 3000 acres in Canada and we don't really see how a drone could benefit our operation at all at this stage.  I'm wanting to get a little phantom for pictures…"
Apr 7
Colin Snow commented on Wayne Rochat's blog post Australia's CASA teams up with Drone Complier to develop their official "Can I fly there" drone app.
"Congrats Wayne!"
Apr 4
Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
"Thanks, Gary. To be clear, I never predicted doom, just slower adoption than the (continued) hyped forecasts. The only big thing that's really changed between 2012 and now is there are better drone solutions (that's what the paper says)…"
Apr 3
Gary McCray commented on Colin Snow's blog post The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look
"Hi Colin, I always thought your predictions of doom for Agricultural drone use might be a bit a premature. This has been and is one of the areas where technology is progressing the fastest and where real consumer participation is driving…"
Apr 1
Colin Snow posted a blog post

The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look

As many of you know I’ve been researching and writing about agriculture drone solutions since early 2012. I recently came across this OpEd in PrecisionAg titled “Opinion: The Agricultural Drone War…See More
Mar 31
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Mar 27
Colin Snow commented on Colin Snow's blog post Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think
"Sander - The main point of the article is the over-focus on UTM/BVLOS and the potential impact it could have on unnecessarily over-regulating and over-equipping the large number of commercial VLOS applications. If you have facts to dispute those…"
Mar 7
sander commented on Colin Snow's blog post Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think
"I've read your article and your point seems to boil down to the last statement; That, to me, seems like an argument from ignorance. I could easily confront you with a number of situations where mankind encountered a new type of transportation…"
Mar 5

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John Arne Birkeland commented on Colin Snow's blog post Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think
"Ideas are easy, reality is hard."
Mar 5
Colin Snow posted a blog post

Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think

Airspace integration and management solutions for drones continue to garner new investment, but most options are based on fairytale scenarios and raise more questions than answers.I’ve been doing research on the commercial drone industry since early 2012, and it never ceases to amaze me how much hype there is.  A week…See More
Mar 3
Colin Snow posted a blog post

Commercial Drone Markets: 2016 Year in Review

Last year at this time, I reflected back on the news and trends of the commercial drone markets of 2015 and wrote about the mixed state of affairs in the U.S.  Back then we saw only 2,500 Section 333…See More
Dec 20, 2016
Colin Snow posted a blog post

Is Sky-Futures Expanse Drone Inspection Software Good for All?

Sky-Futures cloud-based drone inspection visualization and reporting software squarely targets the asset inspection sector, but will it be broadly adopted? THE FACTS:No one questions whether the founders of Sky-Futures know what they are doing.  When it comes to drone…See More
Dec 15, 2016

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About Me:
I’m @droneanalyst and owner of Koptervision.com
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
I love making, programming, and piloting small drones. I got into this business because of my passion for photography and videography and find it’s a great fit with my background in model aircraft, electronics, software, and vendor analysis.
Hometown:
Redwood City, CA

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New Survey: Drone Use and Market Trends in Business and Industry

Posted on July 11, 2017 at 3:28pm 1 Comment

We just announced the start of its 2017 Drone Market Sector Research, which promises to be our most comprehensive study of drone market trends and usage to date. The online portion of this…

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The War is Not Over: Why Agriculture Drones Deserve a Closer Look

Posted on March 31, 2017 at 3:35pm 4 Comments

As many of you know I’ve been researching and writing about agriculture drone solutions since early 2012. I recently came across this OpEd in PrecisionAg titled “Opinion:…

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Why the Drone Network of Tomorrow is Farther Away than You Think

Posted on March 3, 2017 at 11:49am 4 Comments

Airspace integration and management solutions for drones continue to garner new investment, but most options are based on fairytale scenarios and raise more questions than answers.

I’ve been doing research on the commercial drone industry since early 2012, and it never ceases to amaze…

Continue

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