Charleston Construction Progress

9 Ways Drones Are Transforming Business

Drones are everywhere.  Since taking the business world by storm in late 2016, the technology has quickly transformed from a nice-to-have luxury, into a must-have commodity.  Like with any new technology, some people embrace the modernization, while some are hesitant to change the way that things have been done for years. Although the drone industry is still relatively new, drones …

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What Does a Drone See from 400 Feet?

When talking with drone pilots, many will say they can only fly up to 400 feet. Why? What is so special about 400 feet? And what does 400 feet even look like? 400 feet is the maximum altitude the F.A.A permits a sUAS (small unmanned aircraft system), or drone, to operate at so as not to interfere with other aircraft …

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No, Drones Aren’t Going to Invade Your Privacy Anytime Soon

More than 600,000 drones are registered with the FAA in the United States, and drone ownership continues to grow. The rapid rise of the technology has been a boon to many industries including residential & commercial real estate, agriculture, architecture, engineering, and construction, to name a few.  Social media has allowed photos & videos taken via drone spread to millions …

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Navigating Airspace Classifications

Before you head out to shoot some amazing photos and videos with your drone, you need to determine whether it is legal to do so in the location you have in mind.  Airspace classifications tell you where and when you can fly your drone and what, if any, permissions you will need to obtain prior to flight. These classifications will …

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UAV Crash: What to Do in Case of a Drone Accident

With the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) drones across the country on the rise, it’s helpful for operators to know what to do in case of a drone accident. By knowing how to repair the drone himself or herself, the operator can cut down on time and money needed to get their drone back where it belongs – flying. …

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Insurance Adjusts to Drone Technology

ollecting evidence for an insurance claim can be difficult and even dangerous. Insurance adjusters are often handed the challenging assignment of investigating property claims in the aftermath of calamitous events including fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes. Many professional adjusters are turning to drones to assist with evidence collection in the aftermath of a hurricane or tornado or while inspecting a …