Although still quite small, the civilian drone market is flourishing, particularly in France. A host of trials are being conducted with professional drones, and the first major contracts should not be far behind. Applications are many and various. The use of UAV in all industry sectors is opening up an array of new prospects.
As in any nascent market, there is no shortage of issues to address, and stakeholders will have to rise to some major challenges. Issues and challenges that are explored in this report.
This report answers the following questions:
â¢ What key properties must civilian drones have to meet market demand?
â¢ What will the core applications be for UAV?
â¢ Which players will secure contracts with major (still unconvinced) corporations?
â¢ Will regulations help or hinder market development?
â¢ How will civilian drone sales evolve over the next five years?