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TOP? So What?

TOP? So What?

03.14.19
By this point in time, you may have heard about a program through AUVSI known as TOP, or the Trusted Operator Program©. The name of the program itself begs the question: “Can I be trusted as an operator?” and, “How...
TOP? So What?
Hot Job: Drone pilot for the US army, How?

Hot Job: Drone pilot for the US army, How?

02.26.19
I remember the day I walked into the Army recruiting station, not really having a sense of what I wanted to do, but nonetheless – I knew that I at least wanted to serve. I completed my ASVAB (the Armed Services Vocationa...
Hot Job: Drone pilot for the US army, How?
Where We're Headed

Where We're Headed

02.21.19
My journey into the drone industry occurred while serving as a UAV Operator for the U.S. Army, where the acronym BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) was not referenced.  So upon entering the commercial drone market...
Where We're Headed
So What Do People Say?

So What Do People Say?

02.18.19
Before we can break the mold of common drone misconceptions and misinformed biases, we must first have an understanding of what they are. As the legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi put it, “Know your enemy, know his sword...
So What Do People Say?
Drone Pilot? You Can't Be Serious

Drone Pilot? You Can't Be Serious

02.14.19
Regardless of your level of exposure to  drones, there’s a good chance you’ve come across someone who has a  disparaging outlook and belittles, questions, or dismisses the merit of a drone pilot’s labor. Many...
Drone Pilot? You Can't Be Serious
Why aren’t airports equipped to detect rogue drones or drone users?

Why aren’t airports equipped to detect rogue drones or drone users?

01.08.19
The question that is being asked of the Government and major airports across the UK is, 'Why aren’t airports equipped to detect rogue drones or drone users?'. People intent on engaging in deliberate criminal acts d...
Why aren’t airports equipped to detect rogue drones or drone users?