Unmanned Aircraft

CNN Receives First FAA Waiver to Fly Drones Over Crowds

Watch where you're flying (via StockSnap/Pixabay)<p>CNN received the Federal Aviation Administration’s first waiver allowing drone flights above …

Drones

Amazon patents a way to send refuelling drones to juice up your electric car

If you run out of charge in the middle of nowhere, let the drones help you out.<p>Running out of gas is a nightmare. Depending on the nearness of a …

Drones

California man cited for flying drone over airport, impeding firefighters

The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday said it was investigating a second incident involving a drone illegally flying into North Bay fire areas, a day after police cited a drone operator for causing firefighters to briefly stop flying in and out of the Petaluma airport.<p>The FAA also added a …

Drones

Improved Panther UAV ready for South Korean contest

An enhanced version of the Panther vertical take-off and landing unmanned air vehicle that is being offered to South Korea has undergone testing, …

North Korea

Nasa to demonstrate flying drones in controlled airspace alongside commercial aircraft

The demonstration of technology is set to happen in 2020, but Nasa is looking for sources from the industry to work on this project.<p>Nasa will …

Drones

UAV base shifted to Maoist-controlled Bastar

The strategic technical command centre of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), has been shifted to the Naxal hotbed of Bastar in Chhattisgarh, in …

Drones

The drone industry is booming. Now it just needs a place to fly.

In the never-ending quest to add yet another candidate for the “Next Big Thing” technology list, drones are looking like a solid choice. For the …

Drones

Drones Are Here To Stay, But These Four Key Concerns Still Need To Be Addressed

<i>What are some of the concerns being raised about domestic drones? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tom Farrier, Chair, ISASI Unmanned Aircraft Systems Working Group, on Quora:</b><p>Lots of …

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Amazon Energy? Amazon Looks To Deploy Drones To Recharge Electric Cars And Other Vehicles

As our vehicles become more automated and battery powered, we’ll spend less time at the fuel pump and less money on gas. But even electric cars — or …

Drones

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Hot Sale 10kg Payload Drone Agriculture Electric Sprayer , Agri Drone , Agricultural Plant Protection Uav<p>USD 9,000.00<p>Drones Uav Professional …

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Drone-lasers to 'map and zap' pesky weeds

Scientists will explore using drone-mounted lasers to blast weeds causing a billion-dollar headache for farmers in a new "map-and-zap" project.With …

New Zealand News

Video shows US Reaper drone crashing into the ground after being shot down by Yemeni rebel forces

The MQ-9 Reaper drone is typically deployed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, and sometimes even for air strikes.<p>A number …

Drones

$590M in aircraft, warship, SEALs work flows to San Diego defense contractors

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Tribune News Service) — San Diego County's huge defense industry has pulled in more than $590 million from the Defense Department …

California

Will Drones Replace News Helicopters?

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in August 2017, readers of USA Today's website were able to watch dramatic aerial video footage of the city of …

Drones

Hydroid demonstrates underwater launch of Aerovironment's Blackwing UAV - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Hydroid, Inc. teamed with L3 Aerospace Systems, Sparton Corporation and AeroVironment, Inc. to successfully demonstrate the latest unmanned …

Drones

NOAA's Flying Hurricane Hunters Launch Suicidal "Coyote" Drones Into The Middle of Storms

Raytheon designed Coyote with military applications in mind, but the little drone is proving to be especially useful at collecting data on hurricanes.<p>…

U.S. Army

Newton drones can fly low, federal judge says

In his hit single “Treetop Flyer” released in 1991, rocker Stephen Stills sang of piloting an aircraft “fifteen feet over the Rio Grande./I’ll blow …

Boston

Open Your Eyes and See the 21st Century MAGTF

<i>For men at war, the function of the weapon is the function of the eye.</i><p>-Paul Virilio, <i>War and Cinema: The Logistics of Perception</i><p>Let’s take the …

Military

Drone Hits Army Black Hawk over Staten Island

An Army Black Hawk helicopter was struck by a drone at approximately 500 feet over a residential neighborhood on Staten Island. The helicopter, based …

Staten Island

DJI Phantom Crash Injures Woman at Vegas Hotel Pool

A young woman lounging by the pool at the Palms Place resort in Las Vegas, was injured when a DJI Phantom drone fell on her. She suffered a deep cut …

Drones

DroneMate: An Interactive World Map With Drone Laws

China’s e-commerce giant JD.com has chosen NVIDIA to bring AI to drone and robot delivery. NVIDIA founder and …<p>At DroneLife we don’t allocate many …

Drones

Global Multirotor UAV Market Report 2017

The report on the Global multirotor uav market research report 2017 market studies market indicators that are important to present revenue …

Market Research

Engineers make plane into first large delivery drone - China

Chinese engineers have refitted a manned utility aircraft into the world's first large transport drone for one of the nation's largest express …

News (China)

China’s New Solar UAV With Ultra-Long Battery Life Completes Test Flight

(Yicai Global) Sept. 20 -- Developed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), a new solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) …

Technology

A Closer Look at the Utility and Ubiquity of Drone Partnerships - Commercial UAV News

Partnerships between companies like MicaSense Partners and Pix4D as well as the agreement between senseFly and Airware are just a couple examples of …

Innovation

Unmanned aircraft shot down over northern Israel

An unmanned aircraft was shot down over the Golan Heights Tuesday afternoon, an IDF spokesperson reported.<p>The drone unit was shot down by Israeli …

Israel

IDF’s Patriot intercepts apparent Hezbollah drone from Syria

The Israeli Air Force launched a Patriot missile at a drone, apparently sent by the Hezbollah terrorist organization, that attempted to cross into …

Israel

Small Consumer Drones Unlikely to Cause Head Injury, Study Says

The small, popular drones flooding the commercial market are unlikely to cause severe head injuries if they fall out of the sky and strike people, a …

Drones

Small consumer drones unlikely to cause severe head injury, study on dummies concludes

The small drones flooding the commercial market are unlikely to cause severe head injuries if they fall out of the sky and strike people, a new study …

Drones

Skyfront Sets World Record for Drones with 4 hour and 34 minute flight - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Skyfront, creator of the world’s longest endurance multirotor drones for the agriculture, energy and utility industries, has announced that its …

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