Drone data management

Data Capture is Only the First Step for Any Drone Service Provider

Published August 22, 2019

With recent changes to the Canadian drone regulations (back on June 1st), I started to think more about the last 5 years in the commercial drone industry.  A lot has changed over this period, with plenty of players arriving and exiting from the scene. I should know, as I was one of them back in early 2016, folding my company Crop Sensors after an arduous attempt to enter the ...

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WWD Podcast Episode #23 – Matt Nanney from AECOM

Published August 1, 2019

Our guest is Matt Nanney, who is a Mobile Technology Lead & UAS Manager at AECOM!  After I spent nearly 8 years with AECOM in the Burnaby office in Canada, I thought I would check back in with the company that gave me a great start to my career.  Matt joined me from the Raleigh, North Carolina office – one of many ...

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Mapping Drones Incidents in Canada

Published December 9, 2018

Drones and planes colliding, shotguns being fired at quadcopters, and hospitalizations from drone crashes.  I don’t mean to be sensational here, but these situations can all be found in the Canadian Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Reporting System (CADORS). As described on the official Transport Canada website:

Transport Canada collects aviation occurrence information through CADORS. The purpose of the system is to provide initial information on occurrences involving any Canadian-registered aircraft as well ...

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WWD Podcast – Episode 15: Chris Fleming at Cyberhawk Innovations

Published April 4, 2018

Our guest is Chris Fleming, who is the CEO with Cyberhawk Innovations!  Chris has a extensive background in the oil and gas industry, including inspection services on offshore oil platforms.  His work has taken him all over the world, and he has now put his expertise to work with Cyberhawk, a world ...

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WWD Podcast – Episode 12: Bill Gaylord at AirData

Published January 30, 2018

Our guest is Bill Gaylord, who is a President and CEO at AirData UAV!  Formerly called HealthyDrones, AirData provides UAV pilots and fleet operators with innovative flight data analytics for preventive maintenance, regulatory reporting, general aircraft health, and flight performance.  I started using AirData’s cloud ...

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