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Commercial Drones FM

By Ian Smith: Drone Industry Pioneer, Helicopter Pilot

The commercial drone industry is projected to be worth more than $20 billion in the next 10 years. Commercial Drones FM is the podcast for the drone industry. Your host, Ian Smith—a helicopter pilot and international drone operator—guides you in discovering the people who power the drone industry, the concepts that drive it, and the global industries who already use drones in their businesses today.

  1. 1.
    #076 - Drone Services with DroneBase CEO, Dan Burton19 July 2018
    43:51
  2. 2.
    #075 - Drone Industry Review: Q2 20186 July 2018
    22:05
  3. 3.
    #074 - Drone Inspection Software with Ken Falk21 June 2018
    24:13
  4. 4.
    #073 - All About Drones from The Drawing Board7 June 2018
    28:41
  5. 5.
    #072 - Why Ford Is Building Drones with Adi Singh24 May 2018
    40:51
  6. 6.
    #071 - Security Drones with Jack Wu, CEO of Nightingale Security10 May 2018
    29:51
  7. 7.
    #070 - Fully Autonomous Drones with Adam Bry, CEO of Skydio26 April 2018
    44:58
  8. 8.
    #069 - Drone Industry Review: Q1 201812 April 2018
    24:08
  1. 9.
    #068 - DJI's New Payload SDK with DJI, FLIR, and SLANTRANGE28 March 2018
    53:20
  2. 10.
    #067 - The "Just Drone" Problem with Michael Cohen15 March 2018
    27:59
  3. 11.
    #066 - Drones In A Box with Percepto's Dor Abuhasira1 March 2018
    33:16
  4. 12.
    #065 - Drone Solution Selling with Topcon's Dave Henderson15 February 2018
    20:23
  5. 13.
    #064 - AUVSI's Role In The Drone Industry with Brian Wynne1 February 2018
    28:59
  6. 14.
    #063 - Drone Industry Review: Q4 201718 January 2018
    15:36
  7. 15.
    #062 - FAA UAS Integration with Major General Hoot Gibson4 January 2018
    31:02
  8. 16.
    #061 - An Exclusive Conversation With DJI On Drone Data Security21 December 2017
    43:48
  9. 17.
    #060 - 2017 Drone Market Trends And Analysis with Colin Snow7 December 2017
    37:56
  10. 18.
    #059 - Drone Inspections for Enterprise with James Harrison25 November 2017
    38:01
  11. 19.
    #058 - Intel's Drone Ecosystem with Anil Nanduri8 November 2017
    39:08
  12. 20.
    #057 - Airbus Aerial with Jesse Kallman27 October 2017
    33:36
  13. 21.
    #056 - Drone Industry Review: Q3 201712 October 2017
    22:16
  14. 22.
    #055 - Tethered Drones with AeroMana28 September 2017
    30:52
  15. 23.
    #054 - Aerial Drone Cinematography with Brian Streem14 September 2017
    35:58
  16. 24.
    #053 - Drones In Construction with Todd Wynne31 August 2017
    28:56
  17. 25.
    #052 - Cisco's Drone Program with Biren Gandhi17 August 2017
    28:27
  18. 26.
    #051 - How To Get One Million Dollars For Your Drone Startup Idea3 August 2017
    26:00
  19. 27.
    #050 - Oil And Gas Inspection Drones with Cyberhawk's Chris Fleming20 July 2017
    38:44
  20. 28.
    #049 - Drone Industry Review: Q2 20176 July 2017
    21:10
  21. 29.
    #048 - What's The Value Of The Drone Industry? with PwC and XYZ Kingfisher APS22 June 2017
    28:00
  22. 30.
    #047 - Virginia Is For Unmanned Systems Lovers with Karen Jackson8 June 2017
    23:35
  23. 31.
    #046 - Drones In Energy & Utilities with Mitch Droz25 May 2017
    33:04
  24. 32.
    #045 - 3D Robotics with Daniel McKinnon18 May 2017
    31:52
  25. 33.
    #044 - Drone Swarms For Sustainable Forestry with DroneSeed4 May 2017
    29:55
  26. 34.
    #043 - Drone Operational Standards Are Your Friend with Harrison Wolf20 April 2017
    31:46
  27. 35.
    #042 - Drone Industry Review: Q1 201713 April 2017
    20:51
  28. 36.
    #041 - Bringing Advanced Computer Vision To Industrial Drones with Alex Harmsen30 March 2017
    34:55
  29. 37.
    #040 - Drones Falling Out Of The Sky with Forbes' Ryan Mac22 March 2017
    34:45
  30. 38.
    #039 - Thirteen Years in Drones and Beyond with Gretchen West9 March 2017
    48:43
  31. 39.
    #038 - Overview of the DJI Matrice 200 Drone Platform28 February 2017
    28:46
  32. 40.
    #037 - Drones At Scale with Airware's Buddy Michini23 February 2017
    45:21
  33. 41.
    #036 - Improving Cell Tower Inspection By Using Drones with AT&T's Art Pregler16 February 2017
    32:51
  34. 42.
    #035 - A Drone Can Literally Kill You—But Also Save Your Life with PrecisionHawk's Thomas Haun9 February 2017
    39:20
  35. 43.
    #034 - Who Truly Owns the Airspace and Why Can't I Shoot Down Drones? with Drone Law Today's Steve Hogan2 February 2017
    47:07
  36. 44.
    #033 - Is The Drone Industry In a Decline? Lily's Downfall, Parrot's Layoffs, & The Latest Drone Industry News with Recode's April Glaser25 January 2017
    55:28
  37. 45.
    #032 - Drones For: Good, Search and Rescue, and Enterprise with DJI's Romeo Durscher19 January 2017
    1:07:24
  38. 46.
    #031 - The U.S. Department of the Interior: 500 Million Acres & 1,200 Aircraft (Drones Included) with Mark Bathrick11 January 2017
    47:31
  39. 47.
    #030 - LiDAR Drones: What Is LiDAR and Why Do I Need It? with Harris Wang6 January 2017
    27:41
  40. 48.
    #029 - How To Conduct High Precision Drone Surveys: What To Use and Tips On Improving with Mark Blacklin28 December 2016
    28:51
  41. 49.
    #028 - How NOAA Spends A $5 Million Drone Budget with Robbie Hood22 December 2016
    35:50
  42. 50.
    #027 - Raising $20 Million and Creating the World's Largest Drone Data Platform with Mike Winn15 December 2016
    46:51
  43. 51.
    #026 - How A Global Enterprise Adopts Drones with Bechtel's Nate Fuller8 December 2016
    30:18
  44. 52.
    #025 - Analyzing the Growing Drone Industry with Colin Snow1 December 2016
    51:57
  45. 53.
    #024 - How to Monetize Your Drone in 30 Minutes with Derek Waleko23 November 2016
    31:36
  46. 54.
    #023 - Drones in Agriculture: How They're Really Being Used with Norm Lamothe17 November 2016
    26:13
  47. 55.
    #022 - Drone Intelligence, Insight, and Peace of Mind with Joshua Ziering11 November 2016
    34:21
  48. 56.
    #021 - De-droning Your Skies with Sebastian Blum4 November 2016
    34:50
  49. 57.
    #020 - Drone Compliance is Serious For Business with Eric Kubicka27 October 2016
    25:56
  50. 58.
    #019 - Breaking Down the Crash of 3D Robotics with Forbes' Ryan Mac20 October 2016
    37:40
  51. 59.
    #018 - Drones in Mining with Emmanuel de Maistre12 October 2016
    27:04
  52. 60.
    #017 - Inside Drone News with Austin Smith6 October 2016
    34:53
  53. 61.
    #016 - The DJI Mavic Pro: A Viable Commercial Drone Platform27 September 2016
    20:33
  54. 62.
    #015 - GoPro vs. DJI: Who's Goliath?21 September 2016
    20:19
  55. 63.
    #014 - A Bitcoin-based Drone Delivery Network and the Hover Drone App with Dan Held16 September 2016
    36:18
  56. 64.
    #013 - Making Maps with Drones: An Overview7 September 2016
    20:17
  57. 65.
    #012 - Fixed-Wing, BVLOS Drones for Industry with Benjamin Benharrosh31 August 2016
    37:26
  58. 66.
    #011 - Drone Remote Sensing for Crop Insurance with Cassidy Rankine24 August 2016
    30:51
  59. 67.
    #010 - Constructing a National Drone Operator Network with Andrew Dennison19 August 2016
    32:36
  60. 68.
    #009 - Solving the Automated Drone Workflow Challenge with Lucas Van Oostrum11 August 2016
    37:15
  61. 69.
    #008 - Drones for Whale Snot, Education, and... Women? with Sally French, The Drone Girl2 August 2016
    23:52
  62. 70.
    #007 - Dissecting Drone Industry News with Ben Popper of The Verge28 July 2016
    40:12
  63. 71.
    #006 - FAA Part 107 Test Prep and Study Guide for Drone Pilots24 July 2016
    37:25
  64. 72.
    #005 - Making Drone Software with Nicholas Pilkington20 July 2016
    24:57
  65. 73.
    #004 - Solar Powered Drones & Esri GIS with Devon Humphrey14 July 2016
    37:08
  66. 74.
    #003 - How To Get a FAA 'Get Out of Jail Free' Card10 July 2016
    14:32
  67. 75.
    #002 - Drone Venture Capital with Kevin Spain6 July 2016
    36:17
  68. 76.
    #001 - The First Episode21 June 2016
    15:24

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