Kathy Oswalt-Forsythe | 4 months ago
This fall, Schoolcraft High School’s list of course offerings adds a class: Drones 101, taught by high school science and math teacher Josh Willoughby.
Industry veteran and drone evangelist, Brian Pitre, explores how drones change all business in this new e-book on popular digital book platforms or as a free online version.
With drone technology creating new professional opportunities, many people are educating themselves on the possibilities of working with drones, either to join the industry for the first time or to...
Since we at SkyOp provide drone training curricula to many high schools and colleges, we are frequently asked what it takes to be a good drone instructor.
In this article, I'll examine a short list of the supporting tasks required for a drone pilot before and after a successful flight mission.
Have you ever wondered what's needed to get a job as a small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) commercial drone pilot?
Drones are tools that help in delivery, data collection and data analytics that produce asset management results or actionable intelligence.
Lurking in the background and hardly being noticed is the next phase of the EV revolution - urban air mobility (UAM).
Community colleges are designed to help students acquire new skills to obtain meaningful work. Today, junior colleges are faced with declining revenue, declining enrollment due to the pandemic and the...
Most technological advances include a vast number of positives. And yet, at the same time, we can also be affected by the negative side of the same technology.
Drones are a transformative technology that, over the next decade, will change in ways you likely never imagined.
The old adage "you can’t teach an old dog new tricks" rings true in many areas of business, since after doing things the same way for so long, it’s hard...
Even though they can be small in size, drones are packed with a rapidly growing assortment of advanced technology that gives them some amazing capabilities.
Though you've probably heard about drones delivering packages for Amazon, UPS and Google, that's just one simple way of how drones are transforming business.
Lindsay Raychel | 3 years ago
Taking flight in a new S.T.E.A.M. center, students at Chittenango High School are working towards becoming certified drone pilots.
Zach Heath | 3 years ago
Entrepreneurial minds find inspiration in many places. For SkyOp LLC’s Co-founder, Brian Pitre, a faithful copy of Wired magazine launched a journey...
Jessica Kisluk | 3 years ago
While many students older than 16 may be working to get their driver licenses, some students at Harpursville Central School District are working to earn their pilot licenses.
WIVT/WBGH NewsChannel 34 | 3 years ago
Some Harpursville students are learning to take to the skies without leaving their classroom. The high school is offering a drone certification class.
Eugene Demaitre | 3 years ago
Widening deployment of commercial drones depends on improving autonomy, regulatory approvals, and educating operators and businesses.
T&DWorld | 4 years ago
Drone technology firm SkyOp launched a new consultancy division for enterprise-level corporations seeking to realize the advantages drone technology can deliver for large-scale businesses.
Brennan Somers | 4 years ago
This week's Rochester in Focus puts the spotlight on SkyOp, a key player in our region when it comes to the booming drone industry.
Jeff Bogle | 4 years ago
Worried about job security? These are the jobs that companies desperately need to fill in the new year and beyond.
A model for other state education services agencies to follow, the cooperative purchasing contract with the New York State BOCES provides significant cost savings to school districts looking to implement...
NUAIR | 5 years ago
An established leader in aeronautical research and drone operations, NUAIR will collaborate with the Oneida Indian Nation to develop an environmental protection program on Nation lands.
JSfirm | 5 years ago
With efforts to expand strategic Job Distribution Network partnerships, JSfirm.com hopes to bring awareness to career opportunities within the rising UAV/UAS industry.
Dr. Mark Beehler and eSchool News | 5 years ago
Drone curricula offer authentic learning experiences to prepare students for the modern-day workforce.
AUVSI | 5 years ago
The Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) named SkyOp as a finalist in the Training & Education category in its second annual XCELLENCE Awards.
The SkyOp Drone Training Curriculum enables High School, CTE and P-Tech educational institutions to easily incorporate drone training as a standalone course or into existing course offerings.
WXXI | 5 years ago
This great video produced by WXXI features Brian Pitre talking about SkyOp's High School Drone Training and Education Curriculum and includes impressive aerial footage captured by students.
WXYZ | 5 years ago
If you haven’t spotted a drone flying in the sky, you’ve likely not been paying too much attention.
The SkyOp team was pleased to be a part of the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center's Technology Leadership Institute Winter Event.
WXXI | 5 years ago
Finger Lakes Drone Services was started by Luke Didion after he got his drone certification through SkyOp. He gets contracts to do real estate aerial photography.
Keith Shaw | 6 years ago
As more companies add unmanned aerial vehicles, aka drones, as part of their work force, the need for skilled pilots to operate them also grows. To address the demand for...
Julie Sherwood | 6 years ago
Luke Didion doesn’t think of himself as tech-oriented. A junior at Naples High School, he said he’s driven largely by sports — soccer and skiing among others.
Unmanned Aerial Online | 6 years ago
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has kicked off its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program.
sUAS News | 7 years ago
Little Arms Studios, a leading developer of professional-grade simulation solutions, announced a strategic partnership with leading UAS training provider, SkyOp LLC to deploy Little Arms Studios’ Zephyr Drone Simulator throughout...
CenterState CEO | 7 years ago
Intro to sUAS Drone Course starts this August at The Tech Garden
myTwinTiers.com | 7 years ago
Not just used for leisure, drones are also being utilized for business purposes. In order to legally operate a drone for commercial use, the Federal Aviation Agency is requiring you pass...
Daily Messenger | 7 years ago
SkyOp is one of six companies competing for $2.75 million in prizes at GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden in Syracuse.
CenterState CEO | 7 years ago
Teams from across U.S. invited to yearlong accelerator program at The Tech Garden