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Unmanned aircraft are the future for air cargo – ‘but we need time to get it right’

By Alex Lennane

More than 30 mostly European organisations are pressing for the development of unmanned cargo aircraft (UCA).

Forwarders, shippers, …



Sampling of atmospheric phenomena is an important component for research and modeling in the climate and atmospheric sciences, and as such, methods …


Isle of Man TT 2015: Drone owners warned by police

Racing fans have been warned about the dangers of operating drones during the Isle of Man’s upcoming TT festival.

Police said it was illegal to fly …


Some Local Pilots Have Turbulent Response to New Drone Rules

In just the last few years, drones have become more popular than ever. The small-scale flying machines are cheaper, more compact, and easier to fly – …


Russia formulates UAV development programme

Karl Soper, Washington, DC - IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly

Russia’s armed forces and ‘power’ ministries may procure hundreds of unmanned aerial vehicles …


Dronelaw US launches web portal for legal news

We are proud to announce the launch of DRONELAW.US

The FAA recently released its Notice of Proposed Rules for small UAS, but until the Proposed Rule …

Web Portal

Drone racers compete in East Grinstead

MOST drone pilots are used to flying in open fields but a group of skilled pilots gathered in the woods surrounding Wealden House, just off Lewes …


ING Robotic Aviation partners with Ottawa Aviation Services to offer Professional UAV Operator’s Course

ING Robotic Aviation and Ottawa Aviation Services have partnered to offer a professional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator’s Course. This course …


Teenager who created drone that crashed in NAIA relieved no one was hurt

Jeannette I. Andrade

With a no-fly zone covering a 10-kilometer radius over the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), a damaged drone was found …

South African Civil Aviation Authority to move forward with regulations July 1st

Director of Civil Aviation, Ms Poppy Khoza, speaking at a media briefing in Johannesburg this morning confirmed that South Africa will introduce RPAS …

Civil Aviation Authority

Drone monitoring of island’s fishing territory moves closer

JAMAICA has moved closer to monitoring its territorial waters and fishing jurisdiction with the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), popularly …


White House Drone Two

Washington (CNN)

Secret Service detained a man Thursday afternoon who eyewitnesses tell CNN was trying to fly some sort of remote-controlled aerial …

White House

Fort Carson drone crashes into yard

By Kenzie Meek-Beck

COLORADO SPRINGS -A Fort Carson RQ-11 Raven Unmanned Aerial Vehicle — or drone— crashed in a downtown Colorado Springs yard on …


Throw this drone into the air and it’ll follow you around, taking pictures

by Martyn Williams IDG News Service In the burgeoning world of drones, autonomous devices that follow their leader are nothing new, but a Silicon …


Parrot’s Drone Revenues Were Up 356% Year-Over-Year

Parrot saw a big bump in drone sales between its first quarter for 2015, and the same period last year – there was a 356 percent increase in revenue …


LIFTOFF – Drone Racing in the Digital World

Belgian game developer LuGus Studios and drone manufacturers ImmersionRC and Fat Shark have teamed up to create Liftoff, the first video game that …

Lift Off

Trimble UAV used to revolutionise Potato Growth Yield

The James Hutton Institute, in Invergowrie, Scotland have been utilising the Trimble UX5 UAV in conjunction with Trimble V10 imaging rovers to …


French travel photographer faces suspended jail sentence for ‘flying remote control drone over Disneyland Paris and deliberately hitting security guard with car’

A French photographer will learn his fate later this month after he allegedly flew a remote control drone over Disneyland Paris and snapped aerial …

Europe Travel

Drones are here to stay. Here are the startups seizing this space

Sushil Reddy

Remember ‘Interstellar’ and ‘3 Idiots’ and how both the movies featured drones? Now drones are entering real life through popular …


Earth Observation and crisis management for natural disasters: Delair-Tech becomes first EU partner for COPERNICUS

Toulouse, 11th of May 2015 – Delair-Tech, leader of the French civilian drone industry, wins the EU tender to enrich COPERNICUS, the Earth …

Crisis Management

UAVs to Be Banned in Arctic, Antarctic

By MarEx

This week two major associations representing tour operators in the Arctic and Antarctic respectively, have stated that they will not allow …


FAA Taps Drexel to Join Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Team

Even if you haven’t had a packaged dropped off via Amazon Prime Air or watched some amazing aerial video footage from a drone-cam, chances are you’ve …


Valmie Resources Inc (OTCBB:VMRI) Assessing UAV Tech Outside U.S.

Valmie Resources Inc (OTCBB:VMRI) disclosed that it is assessing unmanned aerial vehicle technology successfully implemented outside the U.S., …


Look, up in sky! It’s ABC 7 Drone Cam!

Robert Feder

Viewers of WLS-Channel 7 enjoyed a bird’s-eye view of the soon-to-open 606 Bloomingdale Trail last week when the ABC-owned station aired …


Half of Britons think dangerous drone drivers should be sent to PRISON

A survey of over 2,000 adults conducted by the British Airline Pilots Association, or BALPA, has revealed the majority of Britons are in favour of …


FAA picks Mississippi State to lead unmanned aircraft center

STARKVILLE — The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that Mississippi State University will lead a team of 13 universities in running a …


Amazon’s Drone Delivery Patent Just Feels Like Trolling At This Point

Mario Aguilar

The idea of receiving your Amazon delivery from drone is fanciful. It’s a total impossibility for the foreseeable future, sure, but …


Nottingham drone flyer will face trial

A Bingham man, who is accused of flying his drone over the City Ground and other UK landmarks, is facing trial in the first prosecution of its …


This unsexy technology is set to revolutionize the drone industry

The idea of skies filled with autonomous flying robots that change the way people interact with the world has grown in popularity amongst futurists …


Jim Williams, Manager FAA UASIO Receives sUAS News Industry Leadership Award | sUAS News

Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition 2015, San Francisco.

On behalf of the readership and community at large we decided that Mr. Williams should …