Luke Geiver

Luke Geiver is Managing Editor of UAS Magazine. Since joining the UAS team, he’s strived to cover the most relevant, useful and pressing issues on all things UAV-related from precision agriculture to U.S. FAA regulations. Geiver also oversees another industry-leading magazine based in the energy sector. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from South Dakota State University and a master’s degree in English from the University of North Dakota.

Latest Posts by Luke Geiver

May 07, 2018

Award-winning, Boeing-funded counter UAS firm shares vision

Fortem Technologies designs and builds counter drone capabilities. The company was recently recognized by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International and has also earned $15 million from Boeing. READ MORE

April 07, 2018

With fastest delivery drone in world, Zipline eyes US market

A Silicon Valley-based drone developer believes it has created the fastest drone delivery system in the world. Based on a fixed-wing design, Zipline's unmanned aircraft vehicle can reach speeds of 80 mph. READ MORE

April 07, 2018

Global airspace group headed to NY for UAS UTM work

An unmanned traffic management testing (UTM) agreement will help Thales Group expand its work in upstate New York. Through an agreement with NASA, the global air traffic management firm Thales, will work with groups at the FAA's New York UAS site. READ MORE

March 27, 2018

Precision-Ag drone maker lists on NYSE with UAVS ticker symbol

AgEagle won't just be in Kansas anymore. The precision-agriculture drone and unmanned systems developer founded in Neodesha, Kansas, will soon be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol UAVS. READ MORE

March 27, 2018

Raytheon details plans for drone swarm technology

Raytheon is sprinting into the drone swarming market. The technology developer that specializes in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions, is developing a new technology suite capable of controlling drone swarms. READ MORE

March 13, 2018

Early 2018 brings rush of counter-UAS activity

The advent and understanding of counter-UAV systems is catching up to the country's adoption and usage rates of drones in the commercial space. READ MORE

March 13, 2018

Electric aviation record setter furthers drone delivery system

An electric aviation pioneer that founded a drone company in 2012 continues to secure its place in the drone-based delivery world. Yates Electrospace Corp. is testing and supplying a disposable drone-based box delivery unit to the U.S. government. READ MORE

February 27, 2018

Lockheed Martin release software to control multiple UAVs

Lockheed Martin will unveil VCSi, commercial software that enables operators to simultaneously control dozens of unmanned vehicles and conduct information, surveillance and reconnaissance missions at an event in Abu Dhabi this month. READ MORE

February 27, 2018

Report: Large UAVs could bring explosive growth to US

A major shift in aviation could be on the horizon according to the Aerospace Industries Association. In a new report, AIA states that large unmanned aircraft could encounter explosive growth during the next two decades. READ MORE

February 27, 2018

CustomWeather provides near-surface conditions for drones

As the commercial drone industry continues to grow, CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, is seeing increased demand for its precision forecasts. READ MORE