Become A Member

Become A Member

We are an industrial and commercial resource headquarters for integrating drones in the workforce.

Are you a San Diego drone company interested in joining our consortium?

Membership Details

Enabling Drone Development in San Diego

“To foster growth of the San Diego drone industry by leveraging collective resources, experience and capabilities to pursue defense and commercial opportunities, develop cross-industry partnerships in an effort to increase resiliency among drone companies, cultivate a highly qualified workforce, promote the development of drone technology, advocate for the development of UAS test sites and infrastructure, and support the integration of drones in the National Airspace System (NAS).”

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Members come from a variety of backgrounds, stemming from:

• industrial original equipment manufacturing

• drone automation, artificial intelligence, advanced drone software, embedded firmware, precision landing, 3D mapping, aerial photography, aerial videography, thermal inspections, precision agriculture, to government lobbying, custom cases, and more!

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UAV Test Sites

UAV Test Sites

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement on May 9, 2018, awarded 10 cities and/or organizations, partnerships with the government to accelerate safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integrated Pilot Program (IPP). Among the 10 announced state, local and tribal governments selected was the City of San Diego, California. As part of the application, specific airspaces are designated for commercial testing. Among them are the City of Chula Vista UAV Test Site, Electric Network Vehicle Institution, and Qualcomm Headquarters.

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News and Updates

News and Updates

San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
Chula Vista Chief of Police, Roxana Kennedy, speaking as a voice for the voiceless, and a leader uniting our community at large.

In these times of solace, our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by these recent events 🙏😞

May justice be served and division go away with love and compassion. Be safe, everyone. One love! ✌️
San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
Mayor Mary Casillas Salas
ICYMI: Chief Kennedy speaks at tonight’s City Council meeting regarding protests across the nation and our city’s response. City of Chula Vista Government
San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
This Memorial Day weekend, take solitude. 🇺🇸 Take time to remember those who have given their lives for this country so that we can have freedom.

#thankyouforyourservice
San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
San Diego Industrial Drone Consortium
We welcome new SDIDC member Tactical Drone Solutions.

TDS provides tethered drone systems and services to the law enforcement, firefighter, military, first responder, security and entertainment industries.

Tethered UAS are deployed to provide persistent surveillance and communications services for hours, days or weeks at a time.
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