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

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

February 14, 2018

PrecisionHawk is helping drone pilots while it builds an empire

PrecisionHawk is doing more than its part to foster the global adoption of commercial drone technology. With the recent build-up of its drone service network, PrecisionHawk has bolstered its offerings in a big way. READ MORE

February 14, 2018

Toro invests in turfgrass management drone firm

GreenSight Agronomics and the Toro Co. want to enhance your golfing experience. Through a strategic minority investment in Boston-based GreenSight, Toro is hoping to bring its turf management abilities to a new level. READ MORE

January 30, 2018

Drone software developers finding investor backing

It's been a good month for drone software developers. In the U.S., San Francisco-based Converge received a $750,000 round of seed funding from a group of big-name investors. In the U.K., Altitude Angels earned $4.5M. READ MORE

January 30, 2018

Boeing's Aurora partners with maker of nickel-size drone module

Aurora Flight Sciences is adding small drone collision avoidance technology to its suite of unmanned aircraft systems technology. Through a collaboration with California-based Socionext Inc., the company is now developing a nickel-size module. READ MORE

January 29, 2018

Fire chiefs, ERAU partner to bring drones to fire departments

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide's College of Aeronautics and the International Association of Fire Chiefs are partnering to offer fire service education, training and certification opportunities. READ MORE