FAA Selects North Dakota as One of Ten in Drone Integration Pilot Program

FAA Selects North Dakota as One of Ten in Drone Integration Pilot Program

The statement that technology is making giant leaps forward every day is undeniable. In this fast-paced world, you must "stay ahead of the curve".

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) along with the U.S. DOT announced that North Dakota was one of ten selected to participate in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The ten winners will be testing drone functions such as the ability to fly a UAS over people, operate a UAS at night along with the ability to fly UAS beyond the pilot's visual line of sight. This program will also be monitoring the integration of unmanned systems into the day-to-day airspace operations. 

The Right Drone for Your Department

The Right Drone for Your Department

Your agency is looking for a drone? That is awesome because drones are now being used for traffic reconstructions, leading search and rescue missions, and monitoring crowds. They are making the work of officers more effective and much safer. Do you want to be able to do your job better, more effectively, and remain safe? Great! You have come to the right place. We have put together a quick guide to help you determine the right drone for your department!

Download Your Own Pre-Flight Checklist

 Download Your Own Pre-Flight Checklist

As more and more people are adopting and utilizing drone technology, drones are becoming easier and easier to operate. They now require less steps to take off and get your tasks done. So, with it being so simple, how do you make sure that there are less complications that could potentially arise? Easy. By taking the proper steps and precautions to prepare your drone for flight. But how do you remember everything you need to do? Simple, with a Pre-Flight Checklist! Download your own Pre-Flight Checklist from Botlink here!

9 Tips to Improve Drone Flight Time

9 Tips to Improve Drone Flight Time

As far as drones have evolved over the years, many consumer models still feature a max flight time of around 20 minutes. Some offer as little as five minutes. This fallback can be annoying to those wanting to fly longer than a third of an hour (which is probably the vast majority of pilots) so we wanted to give you some helpful tips (nine of them to be exact!) on how you can keep your drone in the air longer.