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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 …

Policing

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 – …

Drones

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 …

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

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 …

Drones

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 …

Drones

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

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

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 …

Drones

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 …

Drones

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 …

Patents

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 …

Drones

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 …

Drones

Drone photographer cited for snapping pictures of VA Hospital

By Fred Childers

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A Shreveport man found out the hard way that you can’t just point and shoot pictures with a drone, especially …

Photographers

Kickstarter for Helen Greiner : CyPhy LVL 1 Drone: Reinvented for Performance and Control

Very interesting that CyPhy works has turned to Kickstarter to get their hexacopter off the ground. The campaign launched today has already garnered …

Drones

Ten-Engine Electric Plane Completes Successful Flight Test

Imagine a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. That is a concept being …

Aeronautics

Man arrested for landing drone on Shinzo Abe’s office in nuclear protest

A Japanese man has been arrested for landing a drone on the prime minister’s office with a minuscule amount of radiation in an apparent protest …

Close call between drone and plane landing at Dulles airport

DULLES, Va. (WJLA/ABC News) – The Federal Aviation Administration said it was investigating a close call Thursday between a drone and a plane landing …

First Multi-Rotor UAS Type Certification Filed By Aero Kinetics With the FAA

Aero Kinetics has initiated a radical effort that will change the commercial use of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) in the National Airspace System …

Kinetics

Hubsan H111 Q4 Mini 2.4G 4 CH RC Quadcopter

Gear Best asked me if I could do a review on this little quad, that when released was the smallest in the world. Having recently reviewed the SYMA …

Quad

Ambitious unmanned vehicle program outlined at Oregon State

By David Stauth

CORVALLIS, Ore. – This year the Autonomous Systems Research Group at Oregon State University will significantly expand its activities …

New drone to give MPA better view of oil spills

Adrian Lim

THE Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) expects to soon have an extra pair of “eyes” to assess oil spills at sea, in the form of …

Drones

Researchers Seeking Agricultural Applications For Unmanned Aircraft

The Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, FL, recently hosted a workshop on the future applications of unmanned aerial aircraft (UAVs) …

Drone popularity high and climbing on High Desert

BEND, Ore. -

If you’ve ever spent much time at Bend’s Skyliners Sports Complex, you’ve probably seen something curious in the sky: Ken Fayal’s …

Drone with radiation sign lands on roof of Japan PM Abe’s office

(Reuters) – A drone carrying a small camera, a water bottle and a flare and marked with a radioactive sign was found on the rooftop of Japanese Prime …

Korea unveils its TR-60 UAV (again)

Its been a while coming and still carries wild speed claims. Perhaps lifted from the Osprey’s specs. The GCS shows it in flight at 105km/h or 56 …

Maine search and rescue group’s drone use approved by FAA

By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — A Maine-based search and rescue organization has become the first civilian entity of its type to receive …

New Postal Service delivery fleet could include drones

Andy Medici

The Postal Service has whittled down the companies bidding to build the next generation of its delivery vehicles – and one of them is …

Singapore:- Drone Bill unlikely to affect hobbyists

Lester Hio

The new guidelines for flying drones are unlikely to restrict recreational operators here, as hobbyists say their models do not fall under …