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

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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

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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)

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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 […]

How Much Does a Real Estate Drone Shoot Cost? (2020 Update)

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Unlike other industries which are still exploring drone use, real estate adopted the technology from its infancy. Their ability to take high-quality aerial shots from various angles has made them a natural choice for realtors. Although these developments have popularized real estate drone photography, some aspects of this niche sector are still fuzzy. One of […]

FlytBase Offers Enterprise-Grade Features For Consumer Drone Operators

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Drone automation, once expensive and reserved for commercial users, is now available for consumer UAVs. FlytBase, a startup based in California, is offering enterprise-grade automation to operators of consumer drones. By bringing this functionality to drones such as the DJI Mavic and Phantom series, Flytbase has made the growing prosumer segment even more attractive. About […]

DJI Announces FPV System for Drone Racing

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DJI, already the world’s largest consumer drone maker, is bound to shake up the fast-growing FPV racing segment with a new FPV system. According to industry analysts, DJI’s new system is a precursor to a full-fledged FPV racing drone, which would be a first for DJI. Filings made with the FCC earlier this year sought […]