Category Archives: Blog

News, reviews, case studies and videos related to the best drones & UAVs, UAV pilot training, drone safety, UAV regulations and drone service providers around the world.

Flying a Drone In a National Park? Read This First!

Ban On Drones In National Parks

When you think about drones in national parks, you may think of capturing beautiful aerial shots of some of the most amazing places in the world. But unfortunately, flying drones in national parks isn’t allowed. Since June 2014, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) has had a ban on the flying of drones in national […]

How To Buy Your First Camera Drone: A Guide For Beginners

Camera drone

First time buying a drone? Whether you are a property surveyor, an aspiring videographer, construction site mapper, wildlife tracker, or just an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / drone enthusiast, this guide will help orient you on the fundamental things you need to know and to master before you buy your first drone. What is a […]

Drone Laws In California: State & City Regulations for UAV Pilots

drone privacy concerns

Federal Drone Laws in California Federal drone laws apply to every state in the U.S., including California. To operate a drone as a commercial pilot in California (i.e., for work/business purposes), you have to follow the FAA’s Part 107 Small UAS Rule (Part 107), including qualifying the FAA’s Aeronautical Knowledge Test to acquire a Remote […]

InsurTech SkyWatch.AI and Starr Insurance Companies launch a Usage-Based Drone Insurance Product in Canada

we are skywatch

SkyWatch.AI and Starr offer on-demand hourly, monthly and annual drone insurance solutions based on a proprietary safety platform Palo Alto, California, February 11, 2020 Today, SkyWatch.AI, the world’s first on-demand, telematics-based insurance platform for commercial drone pilots, launched its drone insurance product in Ontario, Canada. SkyWatch.AI’s dedicated drone insurance allows professional drone pilots to easily […]

How Much Does a Drone Insurance Cost? (2020 Update)

Drone Insurance

Drone insurance is no longer a fringe idea. Any serious UAV operator now considers it a necessity. Part 107 regulations don’t require you to have coverage, but doing so helps you to handle any unexpected circumstances much better, and increases your chances of landing gigs Drone insurance was at first shunned by the big traditional […]