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Jul 16, 2020 | InterDrone Podcast

Episode 47: DoD Invests in UAS with CARES Act, Canada Allows Low-Risk BVLOS Flights, Interview with Patrick Sherman

This week on the InterDrone Podcast, we spoke about The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announcing $13.4 million in Title III investments as part of the CARES Act which was given to AirMap, ModalAI, Skydio, Graffiti Enterprises, and Obsidian Sensors, Canada proposing to allow low risk BVLOS operations for large drones, a new campaign calling for a ban on the NYPD’s use of drones, and much more.

Links from the recording:

  1. 3:17 ? U.S. DoD Invests in Drone Companies through CARES Act –
  2. 13:25 – Drone Collisions: Maybe Humans Are The Problem –
  3. 27:00 – Cargo Drones: Canada Proposes to Allow Low Risk BVLOS Operations for Large Drones –
  4. 34:35 – New Campaign Calls for a Ban on the NYPD’s Use of Drones –


Miriam McNabb

Patrick Sherman

Michael Pehel

CJ Smith

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