Drones For Construction | The Disruption

According to a recent study, the construction industry has been dealing with lot of inefficiency in the past. It has been slower than many other sectors in embracing new digital technologies. But that is finally changing. Disruption is happening in the construction sector and drones are leading the charge. Companies building and managing large infrastructure projects including roads, railroads, bridges, … Read More

Drone Property Inspections for Digital Transformation

There used to be a time when the only way to examine roofs was to send an inspector on the roof to manually scrutinize the surface and detect flaws. This was clearly a time-consuming and safety challenged way of doing it. Today with drones, digital transformation has arrived in the property management industry by enabling inspections at scale through automated … Read More

Drone Video Marketing: Innovation at Hand for Marketers

Digital marketing calls for content that takes less time for the visitor to consume while creating more impact. Videos first and photographs next meet this need nicely, create a great first impression, and make the brand memorable. Video’s benefits from a digital marketing standpoint include: Attracting the target audience on social media through unique content and lifting engagement metrics like … Read More

Drone Property Inspections: Transforming Property Maintenance

aerial photo of industrial building

Property managers have always relied on proactive and predictive maintenance to look at trends and patterns and identify lurking maintenance problems early.But predictive maintenance needs data and lots of it. In the past, getting the data has taken too much time, cost too much, and has been too unsafe. No longer. With aerial data capture through drone property inspections, the … Read More

Current FAA Regulations for Recreational Drone Pilots

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Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Do you fly drones for fun?  If so, keep reading to find out current and future rules and regulations that will affect how and where you can fly. If you currently do not have your Part 107 and want to fly drones … Read More

An A-Z Glossary of Drone Terminology

Here you will find a glossary of common drone terminology and abbreviations that you may need to know.  A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | … Read More

2019 Oregon Drone Laws

Are you interested in flying a drone in Oregon, but not quite sure how to do so legally?  If so, keep reading.  There are a number of federal drone regulations that apply to every state, including Oregon, and these rules vary  depending on whether you intend to fly commercially or has a hobby.   But, nomatter where or why you fly … Read More

5 Questions ask before hiring a drone pilot

Whether you’re a project manager for a large construction project or a documentary filmmaker looking for some help with aerial video, it is important that you find the right drone pilot and don’t make the mistake of taking on unnecessary risk.  A qualified remote pilot in command can lead a safe and compliant aerial mission, but hiring the wrong drone … Read More

The Race for Drone Delivery Dominance

In the second week of a steaming August summer, something quite amazing happened, something that has been called the first of its kind…ice cream was delivered to a young boy, but the amazing part is not what was delivered but how it was delivered.  In a suburban county in Virginia, Project Wing completed the first long-distance, residential drone delivery in … Read More

How to become a Professional Drone Pilot in 5 steps

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.One of our primary missions at Hovrtek is to help businesses find ways to increase profit and save time by using drone technology as part of their workflow. Whether that means providing training or consulting or sending on-demand drone pilots it is … Read More