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It Seems a Chinese Missile Drone Just Crashed in Nigeria

The wreckage of an armed drone turned up in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday near the epicenter of the West African country’s violent Islamist insurgency. The drone looks Chinese. And that’s a very...

AUDS: Anti-UAV system unveiled by British trio

Blighter Surveillance Systems (electronic-scanning radar target detection), Chess Dynamics (electro-optic tracking and classification) and Enterprise Control Systems (radio frequency disruption) join forces to combat growing threat of micro, mini and larger...

DJI – Phantom Firmware update Safety feature integration

All unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operators should abide by all regulations from such organizations as the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) and their own national airspace regulations. In order to increase...
Almost half of drone related businesses indicated that they would hire two or more full-time employees (FTE) in the next year if the FAA promulgates favorable regulations. (Source: DroneAnalyst.com

How Will FAA Drone Regulations Impact Small Businesses?

As small businesses anxiously await the FAA’s rules for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), many are fearful that the rules may force them to leave the market or abandon plans to...
Commercial drone

Commercial drone permission comes with strings attached

"The FAA is taking an incremental approach to safe UAS integration" Federal Aviation Administration permission to fly a drone comes with strings attached. On Jan. 5, Douglas Trudeau was granted an exemption...
Multirotor Checklist

Before You Fly: The Multirotor Checklist

The only thing worse than getting to the flying field* and discovering you’ve forgotten something critical is getting your multirotor in the air and realizing you’ve overlooked an important detail like...

Obama: Drone that landed at White House available at RadioShack

(Reuters) - The type of small drone that crashed on the White House grounds on Monday is available at a chain like RadioShack Corp and illustrates the need for more regulation...

Know Drones Before You Fly

AUVSI, AMA and the Small UAV Coalition in partnership with the FAA promote safe and responsible flying Ontario, Calif.—The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) announced its support of the new UAS safety campaign, “Know...

Drone Flies Through Congressional Hearing

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology was treated to a rather unusual demonstration during a Wednesday hearing: A small drone flew around the room. Colin Guinn, an executive with...

Drone flies over French Presidential Palace

A drone has been spotted flying briefly over the French Presidential Palace in the central part of the capital, Paris, according to a source at the presidency. The iTELE channel had earlier...

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First Manned Flight Of Electric Backpack Helicopter

This weird-looking manned drone has only two huge rotors that have approximately three feet (90 cm) in diameter. As explained on the CopterPack website,...
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