Harnessing Aerial Podcast Launch


Harnessing Aerial Drone Podcast Launch

Drones can be a force for good in so many ways, but what are you going to do to harness their power yourself?

In BRAND NEW podcast “Harnessing Aerial” host Leo Adams talks with top UAS industry professionals gathering valuable information on how to leverage the power of drones for good. With guests from industry leading software, services, and other incredible organizations, our audience will learn from the experience and insights shared from these top pilots, providers, and other influencers to learn about how they can elevate themselves to the next level.

We want to give you the knowledge and know how to start applying the best practices and insights shared from our expert guests. The topics of each episode span multiple verticals, use cases, and industry applications that will fascinate drone service providers, industry stakeholders, and individuals looking to utilize aerial data within their companies. 


What Topics Does Harnessing Aerial Cover? 

The drone discussions on the Harnessing Aerial podcast will cover a wide range of topics relevant to the industry and often varies depending on the episode's guest and their expertise. 

                         Some popular topics Harnessing Aerial dives into includes:

  • LiDAR vs Photogrammetry: When to use each and the benefits/pitfalls of each method
  • Scaling Your Drone Business: Finding Clients & Marketing Your Business
  • Aerial Thermography: Industry Applications, Sensors, Software & Other Considerations
  • Tips & Tricks For Creating Sustainable Success in The UAS Industry
  • Drone Cinematography: Best Aerial Cinematic Shots, How To Create An Amazing Demo Reel, Manual vs Auto Settings
  • UAS Insurance: What you Need To Know & Ways To Save Money On Your Policy

                                                  AND SO MUCH MORE!


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Live Episodes - Harnessing Aerial Drone/UAS/UAV Podcast

Our first 4 episode are now live!! Check us out on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Stitcher, or Soundcloud via the links below!

Episode 1: 

Scaling Your Drone Mapping Business, Enterprise Drone Program Considerations, Differences Between Drone Software and Drone Service Companies and More With Andrew Dennison of Drone Deploy

On this episode, Director of Enterprise Services at Drone Deploy, Andrew Dennison, joins host Leo Adams to share his expertise on how to scale a drone mapping business and industries that are heavily utilizing aerial mapping. You will also learn about what Fortune 500 companies are looking to do with drone technology, how to manage a global drone program, how drone service providers (DSPs) can successfully provide services to large enterprise clients.

Episode 2: 

Drone Based LiDAR vs Photogrammetry- Industry Use Cases, Equipment Considerations, & More with Dan Hubert of MODUS

In this episode on the Harnessing Aerial podcast, we dive into what is LiDAR and how to use Drone-based LiDAR,  When to use photogrammetry vs when to use LiDAR including the benefits of each method, Which LiDAR sensors can give you the best ROI, and the difference between ground control points and quality control points. We also discuss how to show the cost savings and risk-reducing benefits of LiDAR to clients and dive into other challenges are when starting a LiDAR mapping business.

Episode 3: 

How To Achieve Sustainable Success With Your Drone Business with Glenn Labay of Aerial Camera Services

The conversation in this episode centers around how to achieve success and create a sustainable drone business. You will learn how to start a drone business, the importance of defining your niche or service line, considerations when pricing drone services, the value of having a portfolio to share with prospective clients, and various aerial services you can offer depending on your industry experience. Leo and Glenn also dive into aerial thermography, thermal imaging drones and sensors, and more!

Episode 4: 

Drones in Public Safety, Aerial Thermography, and more with Derrick Ward of LAFD & Hot Shots

Derrick Ward, joins host, Leo Adams for an interesting discussion about drones in public safety. They discuss key considerations and challenges when building out a UAS program for public safety organizations, how the LAFD utilizes drones for its operations, and how DSPs can partner with their local fire or police departments to provide consulting services. Derrick also shares his take on the viability of using thermal equipped UAS to identify body temps during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Episode 5: 

Drone Insurance – How To Save Money On Your Policy & What You Need To Know When Purchasing A UAS Policy with Joe Ernster of Bullock Agency

In this episode on the Harnessing Aerial podcast, we have UAS insurance expert, Joe Ernster, who outlines his tips and tricks to help remote pilots learn how to save money on their UAS insurance policies. Joe also discusses mistakes to avoid when purchasing a drone insurance policy, the factors that determine your UAS policy premium, average UAS insurance policy prices, best practices when you have to file a claim, and much more!