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Buy a Drone or Hire A Drone Service?

Many are realizing the benefits of drones compared with traditional means of recording video, taking photos or capturing data, and how they are bringing new capabilities to so many industries.  Once companies determine to use a drone, it can be difficult to determine if they should buy their own drone(s) and hire and train pilots, or use a third-party drone service,…

The Touhy Ave and Cicero Ave Intersection Improvement Project.

Check out this project completed by DroneAscent. This project for the engineering company included creating a longer intersection and off ramp. With the drone,  we shot the footage of changing lanes, and roads. We then created a 3D map of what the project would look like in reality, which was used as a basis for the actual work going forward.…

Introducing DroneAscent.com 2.0

Your first impression of DroneAscent is based almost entirely on our website. When we began the redesign process for our nationwide drone services website, we put a great deal of thought, detail, and time into what our 2.0 presentation to you would look like. Our redesign effort considered not just changing the branding and design elements to something flashier and…

DroneAscent Takes Real Estate Listings to a Higher Level

There’s nothing like booting up the computer Monday morning and seeing your company at the top of a list of those making a positive mark on an industry! Thanks to Commercial Cafe for  the kind review. (Full text below the screen shot) “Ever since the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) implemented the Small Unmanned Aircraft Rule (sUAS Rule), drones have been…

Handling Objections During Aerial Inspections

On a hot summer day in an upscale neighborhood north of Chicago, I was shooting a typical drone survey and mapping job. Today’s DroneAscent mission: gather more data points at 165 feet on behalf of the county Highway Department for a section of road being expanded from 2 to 4 lanes. I was located on a quiet side street of…

US Federal Government Can Shoot Down Commercial Drones

There are likely going to be more laws developing over time . The government and pilots ideally will have to navigate together how to handle growing issues like national safety and local privacy.  All DroneAscent pilots are registered and insured. Before each mission, they must always abide by: Federal law Local laws and ordinances Posting NOTAMS  (alerts local airspace authorities…