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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 …


Hubsan H111 Q4 Mini 2.4G 4 CH RC Quadcopter

by 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 …


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 …

Oregon State University

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 …


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 …

Search and Rescue

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 …


Drone hovering around Lincoln fire raises questions

LINCOLN, Neb. —A drone hovering around a three-alarm fire in Lincoln last week raised questions from authorities.

A police officer asked the pilot to …


Drone over Hunterdon is photographer’s eye in the sky

Bill Zarbock of Union Township is an old hand at photography, but he’s a beginner at flying his new photo drone. On Thursday he experienced his first …


Mysterious Drone Causing Headaches in Mansfield

A Mansfield man says a drone was hovering outside his first floor window.

He called police and was told there was little they could do about it.

Late …


China’s high-flying drone maker DJI sees further big sales after talk of US$10 bln valuation

Adrian Wan

DJI, the Chinese maker of remote-controlled quadcopters that have been at the forefront of the consumer drone craze, sees sales growing at …


Flights diverted at Manchester airport as drone sighted over runway

The growth in civilian drone technology in recent years has led to concerns about how the new remotely controlled aircraft may interfere with other …


What is lacking in the traditional aerial thermographic inspections by UAVs?

Drones are strategic tools for technical inspections of energetic and industrial infrastructures. However, the quality of the survey results depends …


Liquidmedia: The first official Italian operator to certify double parachute redundant UAS

Liquidmedia, the brand new video production company with headquarter in Trieste, Italy, and adherent to the Italian Federation APR is the first …


Hubsan H109S X4 on track for June launch

The H109S X4 can take you anywhere your imagination leads you — and show others where you’ve been.

It comes out of the box assembled with a 1080p HD …


The drones that inspect and maintain photovoltaic power plants

One of many methods of diagnostics of the photovoltaic module is thermovision. The imaging of temperature distribution of each cell allows detecting …

Power Plants

Aerialtronics Altura Zenith adds a touch of magic, Blackmagic

The Altura Zenith caused quite a stir when it appeared at the NAB Show – on a giant poster outside the Las Vegas Convention Center carrying …

Black Magic

Unmanned Aircraft System news for RPAS operators

Resource Group’s Unmanned Aviation Services division has recently completed a training contract in Hong Kong and has formed a new partnership in the …

NAB show examines creative opportunities of unmanned aircraft.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The legal, technical and creative aspects of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) use for broadcast applications will be explored at …

Unmanned Aircraft

Flying Cross Aerial Productions Receives FAA Exemption

Flying Cross Aerial Productions announced today that the Company has received an FAA exemption to certain Federal Aviation Administration …


FAA Awards Draganfly Innovations Inc. Section 333 Exemption for Commercial Operations in the United States

Draganfly Innovations Inc., a leader in developing small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for over 15 years is awarded an FAA Section 333 Exemption …


Amazon is the latest to get approval to fly forward with new drone tests

By Catherine Clifford, Entrepreneur Drones, or small unmanned aircraft systems, still evoke the Jetsons a wee bit. But increasingly using drones is …


San Jose: Commission to endorse one-year pilot for police drone

SAN JOSE — The use of a police drone in San Jose took a significant step toward reality this week with the release of a report by the city’s …