A Look at Integrating Drones Into Your Flight Department

As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) become more prevalent, companies are looking at how to best integrate them into overall operations and their flight department. Steve Dunai, UAS program manager for American Family Insurance, said his company started looking at areas where drones could be useful about two years ago, including in roof inspections, underwriting, security and more. Brian Wynne, president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, said there is an alignment in pilot and drone operation skills, but training is key.

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Nov/Dec 2021

We Must Embrace AAM, UAS or Risk Getting Left Behind

Business aviation should lead the advanced air mobility revolution.
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October 13, 2021

NBAA-BACE: Meeting the Challenges to Reach Full-Scale UAS Operations

An NBAA-BACE panel discussed the challenges facing the commercial use of drones in the National Airspace System.
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July/August 2021


Adaptation of manned aircraft safety principles is just the first step.
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July 8, 2021

Committee to Address Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight Drone Operations

The FAA announced a new Aviation Rulemaking Committee to address beyond visual line-of-sight unmanned aircraft systems operations, in hopes of clearing a critical hurdle to efficient, effective and realistic drone use in agriculture, land surveying, utilities and small package delivery.
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