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Types of American Made Drones

Types of American Made Drones

These days, drones are used in a wide variety of industries and businesses to enhance productivity, increase safety, and speed up operations. But if you’re looking to make use of an American-made XCraft drones in your business, you might be wondering about what your options are. Let’s look at some of the most common types of drones and some of the features that affect how they are used in a variety of businesses.

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Tethered Drones For The Defense Industry

Tethered Drones For The Defense Industry

While tethered drones are a valuable asset in many industries, they shine brightest in the defense sector. UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles, or “drones”) have been used in the military and defense industry for years, but the technology used in xCraft’s tethered UAVs provides additional capabilities for specialized applications. These advanced UAVs play a critical role in defending American troops, both at home and abroad.

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Do You Need A License To Fly Commercial Drones?

Do You Need A License To Fly Commercial Drones?

Flying drones is an enjoyable recreational activity, but what if you have higher aspirations for your unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) use?

Although drones are commonly used in various industries such as defense and surveying, numerous other industries now recognize that drones can have important commercial applications.

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All About Delivery Drones

All About Delivery Drones

As drone use becomes more mainstream for many non-military industrial uses from real estate to construction to security, the utility of using drones for shipping is readily apparent. Drones can ease or eliminate factors that make shipping costly and time-consuming. Consider the advantages of transitioning to a drone fleet over your current delivery model.

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Commercial Drones: What Range Do You Need For Your Industry?

Commercial Drones: What Range Do You Need For Your Industry?

One of the standout differences between a recreational drone and commercial drones is range. Recreational drones may have a range of about 100 yards, but commercial ones can have a range of about 3 – 12 miles. The scope you require depends on your industry. The following are some important questions to consider when purchasing a drone for commercial use.  

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What Can Drones Do For Agriculture?

What Can Drones Do For Agriculture?

Drone technology is changing the way that a vast number of industries operate. One sector of the economy embracing drone technology in a big way is the agricultural field. Unmanned aerial vehicles have several applications that make farming more efficient and productive.

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How Accurate Are Surveying Drones

How Accurate Are Surveying Drones

The use of drones has revolutionized a number of industries, from geology and archaeology to mining and entertainment. Perhaps most of all, the field of land surveying has been massively influenced by this new technology, and the accuracy of UAV’s for this use case are improving every day.

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xCraft Shows Panadrone at ICWE In Las Vegas

xCraft Shows Panadrone at ICWE In Las Vegas

Last month, the xCraft Team was honored to participate in the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Founder JD Claridge and Sales Lead Kenny Stone packed up the Panadrone and its all-weather Nest to display at the show. 

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Which Drones Are Best Suited For Military Use?

Which Drones Are Best Suited For Military Use?

Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles that can be controlled remotely. They come in all shapes and sizes, from small, unmanned helicopters to gigantic jet-powered stealth bombers. In recent years, the use of drones for military purposes has become more and more prevalent. Their applications are limitless, including reconnaissance missions, search and rescue operations, surveillance of enemy positions, and cargo delivery for the military.

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How Do Vtol Drones Work

How Do Vtol Drones Work

There are three major types of drones that are employed for a variety of different uses: multi-rotor drones, fixed wing drones, and VTOL (Vertical Take Off & Landing) drones. VTOL design in particular has caught on in recent years, using the best aspects of the other two designs to create a drone versatile enough to tackle any job. Each of these various types of drone designs offer different advantages.

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