Welcome to this week’s episode of “Drones in America,” a MarketScale podcast hosted by Grant Guillot.

On “Drones in America,” Guillot and industry leaders, influencers and experts explore the rapidly growing commercial drone industry in the U.S., guiding you through the complex web of technology, policy and more.

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Alabama is Setting the Course for Drone Delivery

The future of drone delivery is bright but most of the stories revolve around the possibilities of the application and not establishing the timeline of when will we see drone delivery become a practical last mile solution. Grant sat down with the founders of Deuce Drone who have the mission of flying – performing paid-for commercial drone deliveries in the year 2020.

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Which States Are Embracing Drones

In the past several years, the UAV market has exploded with technological growth, and aviation regulators have not been able to keep up with the amount of innovation occurring. A major cause for the road block by regulators goes back to a a fundamental question — should the local or federal level make key decisions?

Grant sat down with Brent Skorup of George Mason University to discuss how Brent ranked all 50 states in terms of how open they are to allowing commercial drone operations.

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Piloting the UAS World with the FAA

Companies and pilots have a lot of questions regarding how the government will implement Remote ID. Grant spoke with the Executive Director of the Federal Aviation AdministrationJay Merkle, to get his insight and clarity regarding what drone users can expect in regards to Operations Over People and the utilization of drones in public safety.

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Catch up on previous episodes of Drones In America!