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Study reveals bird threat to U.S. military helicopters

Rotary-wing aircraft, such as Apache and Chinook helicopters, play vital combat and logistical roles across the U.S. military services, but new research in the Wildlife Society Bulletin reveals how vulnerable these aircraft ...

dateMar 03, 2014 in Ecology
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3D model measures coal ash spill

With a 3D model created using aerial images from an unmanned aircraft, Wake Forest researchers are providing a new look at the extent of coal ash contaminants leaked into a North Carolina river earlier this month.  The approach ...

dateFeb 27, 2014 in Environment
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UAE developing drones for citizen services

The United Arab Emirates hopes to start using drones to fly government documents to citizens and is offering a $1 million international prize for unmanned aircraft that can improve the quality of life in the oil-rich Gulf ...

dateFeb 12, 2014 in Engineering
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