Best of the Best winners revealed

John Purner of the just sent us the results of the “Best of the Best” Fly-In Restaurants for 2015. He notes that, “all tastes are served and every imagination fulfilled; some are very, very impressive high dollar white tablecloth uptown style cafes, others are downhome spots. Each is special. Every region of the country is represented. All of us can look forward to having a meal at an award-winning restaurant this year. They are just a flying adventure away.” [Read more…]

Commercial drone shipments to top 2.6 million by 2025


According to a new report from Tractica, a growing interest in using remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), also known as unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, will drive commercial RPA shipments from 80,000 in 2015 to more than 2.6 million annually by 2025.

The market intelligence firm forecasts that annual revenue from commercial drone hardware sales will reach nearly $4 billion in the same timeframe. However, the more significant revenue opportunity will be in commercial drone-enabled services, which Tractica forecasts will grow to $8.7 billion annually by 2025. [Read more…]