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France is raising drone-killing eagles

France has given golden eagles a license to kill (drones) We’ve covered quite a few creative approaches to defending airspace from illegal drones, but if there’s a cooler example than this we’d like to see it. The French military has been training baby eagles to mature into natural drone-hunters […] Click here to view original […]

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Arkansas firefighters incorporate drones

(Photo: WREG) WEST MEMPHIS, ARK. (KATV) Firefighters in West Memphis, Arkansas will soon have air support on some of their calls. The department says they are getting ready to utilize a new […] Click here to view original web page at katv.com

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Drones Banned At Mardi Gras Parades

  Drone operators are not allowed to fly their machines over Mardi Gras parades. FAIRHOPE, AL- The Fairhope Police Dept. is reminding Mardi Gras parade-goers to leave their drones at home. “There are a lot of rules that the FAA has passed such as not flying over crowds, no flying over public events,” says Fairhope Police […]

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Companies You Didn’t Know were Experimenting with Drones

  Drones are becoming all the interest in the corporate sector as of late. It is not surprising to learn quite a few prominent enterprises make use of this technology already. In fact, it is expected the number of commercially used drones will only increase as time progresses. Below are a few companies using commercial drones, […]

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How DJI has crushed the consumer drone industry, and the rivals that could still take flight

DJI’s Inspire drone The consumer drone world is crashing. In September, California drone company 3D Robotics laid off 150 members of its staff . Two months later, GoPro Inc. GPRO, -0.86% announced it would lay off 200 employees after recalling its Karma drone because they were falling from the […] Click here to view original […]

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3 of the Most Popular Drones on the Market Today

Are you looking for a new drone for the drone lover in your life but you’re not too sure what’s out there? If so, help is at hand! In this article, we outline three of some of the most popular types of drones that are available so that you can decide which one to go […]

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First perching UAV

The University of Bristol and BMT Defense Services (BMT) have developed a fixed-wing UAV which is able to perform a bird-like perched landing. The morphing wing UAV was developed over 18-months as part of the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory’s (DSTL) Autonomous Systems Underpinning Research (ASUR) programme. Click here to view original web page at […]

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Drones can spark bushfires and hinder aerial support, DFES warns

Emergency services have reinforced warnings to drone enthusiasts that they can interfere with aerial firefighting and even spark a fire if they crash. John Landwehr, an air operations officer at the WA Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES), told ABC Radio Perth that small, remote-operated drones had the […] Click here to view original […]

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