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Industry Updates, October 2015

New Report on Handling Quakes Caused by Fracking   Food Truck Fire Safety Hazards Remain a Concern   Erie Insurance Uses Drone to Inspect Roof Damage Claim   Catastrophic Flooding hits South Carolina, East Coast   Snow daze: How insurers survived a record winter   Hot Work Losses: Identifying key elements in cutting and welding subrogation claims

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DONAN Granted Second UAV Exemption

First and only forensic firm approved to fly both fixed-wing and multirotor drones   Media Contact: Rebecca Hall, DONAN Marketing Specialist, [email protected] or 800-482-5611 ext. 2084. Louisville, KY (June 12, 2015) –  Donan – one of the first two forensic investigation firms to receive an FAA exemption for the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones)—has received …

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5 UAV Applications You Should be Considering

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One of the primary advantages Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) bring to claims investigations is their ability to capture high-definition photos and videos, particularly in hard-to-access areas like steep roofs or structurally unsound buildings. But limiting UAV utilization to a flying camera is a little like using a smart phone exclusively for phone calls. It’s great for that purpose, but why …

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DONAN Granted Authorization for Commercial Drone Use

  Donan one of two forensic investigation firms to receive FAA exemption   Media Contact: Rebecca Hall, DONAN Marketing Specialist, [email protected] or 800-482-5611 ext. 2084.  Louisville, KY (May 19, 2015) –  Donan – an innovative leader in forensic investigations—has received FAA authorization to utilize Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones) for aerial data collection applications that will assist the …

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The Drones Are Here

Donan President & CEO, Lyle Donan, P.E., has been sought out for his expertise on the potential application of drones in the property claims industry.  Claims Management Magazine offers Lyle’s perspective on drone models, applications, and future challenges. Read the full article here.