SkyCatch Blog

How to Collect Excellent Data Sets, Part 1

This is Part 1 of a three-part series. In this first installment, we’ll be covering everything you need to know to correctly prep for your flight for safe and accurate data collection. In Part 2, we’ll cover best practices for mission execution. In our final installment, you’ll find out the best ways to view, verify,… continue reading »

Another Exemption Filed

Woolpert, one of the largest surveyors and aerial imagery specialists, has filed an exemption to use Skycatch for its government and private sector customers. This is the sixth exemption to use Skycatch’s UAV – more than any other commercial system. Woolpert and Skycatch have both been pioneers in working closely with the FAA. Both companies… continue reading »

Skycatch Makes History with Exemption from FAA

Skycatch has some incredibly exciting news – the FAA has just granted Clayco one of the first exemptions to fly drones commercially in the United States with a Skycatch drone. Tomislav Zigo, a Director at Clayco who has been pioneering the company’s UAV efforts, said “I am pleased with this development, and looking forward to… continue reading »

Defining Rules of the Sky for UAVs in the US

As the market for commercial UAVs (and UAV data) grows in the world’s busiest airspace, the FAA has consistently stated that its primary focus is on public safety. We are completely aligned with this goal.  Skycatch’s technology is designed to operate safely and reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions.  We test and deploy… continue reading »

333 Exemptions

Skycatch is excited to announce that the FAA is well underway in reviewing exemption requests from several of our customers, with many more in the pipeline. Congress created the exemption process under the authority of Section 333 of the Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to allow the “flexibility to expedite requirements for the safe… continue reading »