The rapid pace of the civil unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry will continue through 2025, according to market analysis firm the Teal Group. Analysts project the growth rate will quadruple over the next decade to $10,9 billion by 2025.
Growth will be based on both near-term, and longer-term adopters. Near terms adopters will include end users such as construction and survey firms who can reap immediate benefits from UAS technology. The agriculture, communications,
The Federal Aviation Administration is predicting that FAA Part 107 will lead to 600,000 commercial drones becoming active in the U.S within the coming six months. This dwarfs the number of just over 260,000 manned aircraft presently registered with the FAA.
So who will be flying all these aircraft? TechCrunch says about 290,000 (about half) of the commercial drone registrations will come from sole proprietors and small businesses. Many will start out as consumers, catc
The first meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) new Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) offered some enlightening insight into the current projections on the U.S. drone industry; they were low. Apparently very low.
More than 550,000 civilian small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) have been registered with the FAA in the nine months since the agency created the registration program, according to Earl Lawrence, director of the FAA's drone office. That means in les