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Eachine Falcon 180 Professional Racer

If you’re a serious racer looking for the most powerful aircraft that you can find, then you should definitely check out the new Eachine Falcon 180. …

Intel uses Israeli vision technology in new Yuneec drone

Intel has installed Israel-developed technology into a new drone developed by the Shanghai-based aerospace company Yuneec International Co.<p>The drone, …

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Overcoming the Hype of FPV Drone Racing

If you visit this site regularly, you know that we talk frequently about FPV drone racing and the excitement that the hobby is generating. At the …

Wanderluster of the week: Drone photographer YoumiTrip

Youmi Trip/YOUTUBE<p>Laurent Youmndingouetmoun captures beautiful shots of the South Island with his drone.<p>In this series we ask savvy travellers to …

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Up and Coming Uses of Drones

While some people may see drones and quadcopters as a fad that will soon pass, there are some very real and useful things that drones can do very …

This X-shaped sensor will alert you to incoming drones, so you can freak out | Ars Technica

Starting at $10,000, Drone Tracker will help you find where those sneaky UAVs are.<p>OAKLAND, Calif.—As I stand along the shores of Lake Merritt on a …

Oakland

Amazingly Beautiful Short Film Shot With DJI Equipment

Check out this short film shot on location in Patagonia, Chile using the DJI Ronin, Osmo, and Inspire 1. The film, titled <i>The Last Colonizer</i> shows the …

Moped-Riding Thieves Could Face Police-Controlled Drone Justice

If you haven't seen it happen in the flesh, you've probably seen it happen via a virally-shared video – an oblivious mobile-phone user startlingly …

Blade Inductrix 200

<b>Introduction</b><p>I’m the owner of an original Blade Inductrix, a small bind and fly quadcopter made by Blade Helis. The original Inductrix is a relatively …

Canadian drone industry fears crackdown as airport incidents spike

A dramatic event unfolded in the skies over Ottawa on the afternoon of May 25 when two pilots — one from WestJet Airlines Ltd., one from Air Canada — …

Canada

Amazing FPV Drone Footage of Fixed Wing Stunt Airplanes

At the Joe Nall: Triple Tree Aerodrome 2016 event you will see some amazing flying skills. Pilots fly 3D airplanes upside down, inverted, hover them …

Drone Footage Inside a 19th-Century Church Looks Too Incredible to Be Real

The talented pilots and cinematographers of France’s BigFly skillfully piloted a camera-equipped drone through the sanctuary of the 137-year-old …

Build Your Own FPV Racing Gate

Want to get into FPV drone racing? In addition to a good racer, you will also need racing gates to practice with. This article give you step-by-step …

Before feared spike in drone crashes, White House sets new rules

The era when a glance toward the sky is more likely to reveal a small unmanned aircraft than an airplane or a bird seems remote to most people, but it drew closer Tuesday as the White House released regulations intended to keep drones from colliding with things in flight and people on the …

Unmanned Aircraft

Drone research center coming to SBIA

San Bernardino International Airport could become ground zero for commercial drone research and technology.<p>The airport is partnering with Tesla …

A Brief Overview of FPV Drone Racing - Where It Is and Where It Is Going

We talk a lot on this site about FPV drone racing. One year ago, few people had heard of this sport, but today it is becoming a global phenomenon …

The Pilot of This Camera Drone Has Mad Skills

Watching this footage of talented RC pilots making their planes perform amazing stunts is made all the more impressive when you stop to think about …

Hawken Fire helicopter nearly collides with drone

A helicopter operating during Wednesday’s Hawken Fire in Reno had a near miss with a hobby drone as the remotely-operated device flew underneath the …

Drone Team Gears Up for State Championships

220 ShenDrones “Tweaker 5” using 2400 2600 “red bottom” Emax Motors with a Naze32 ver6 flight controller. Photo: Richard Molina<p>Hawaii Drone Racing, …

The Wingtra is a Combination Helicopter and Fixed Wing Aircraft

The Wingtra is a new kind of hybrid aircraft that combines the best of fixed wing aircraft and quadcopters into one flight system. Designed by a …

Exo360 drone shoots VR content on the fly

Queen B Robotics, the makers of the Exo360 drone, bill the aircraft as the world's first 360 drone, and if it does progress from crowdfunding …

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eHang is Developing the First Drone Taxi

While fully functional and operational autonomous road vehicles are still a few years from coming into service, UAV manufacturer eHang is developing …

Drone Operator Holds Demonstration at State Capitol

SACRAMENTO -- One month before the FAA comes out with a new set of commercial drone rules, Drone operator Werner Von Stein of Treasure Island is …

Traditional Model Aircraft Pilots Ponder the Future of their Sport

Hobby flyers and the AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) have been around for decades and have enjoyed immunity from all but the most lenient …

Want to invest in the drone industry? This ETF may your best shot

Is it a highflying investment or simply highflying? Now, Wall Street investors can determine for themselves.<p>A new exchange-traded fund offers …

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US Air Force plans to pluck dangerous drones out of the skies

How do you bring a bad drone down? New kinds of drones that can fly autonomously can’t be stopped with traditional techniques, the US Air Force has …

Nerf Dart Battle Documented from a Drone

If you as nerdy as my friends and I, then you probably enjoy a good Nerf dart battle now and then. This group of Nerf enthusiasts takes their battle …

He Flew a Drone to Take Photos for a Friend. Now He’s Facing $55K in Government Fines.

Mical Caterina is addicted.<p>When the Minnesota man turned 56, he headed to Brainerd International Raceway and raced his Mini Cooper on its road …

Drone Racing in a Corporate Office

Drone racing is taking off and it’s not just for the crazy extreme flyers anymore. Anyone can enjoy it. In this video we fly two Blade QX2 FPV drones …

While you’re waiting for the GoPro drone, check out the Exo360

It may be hard to wait until the holidays to finally experience the GoPro’s much anticipated Karma drone, but Christmas may literally come in July …

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