Drones are fun toys until you get hit in the face by one
Mini drones are not yet appearing in our skies on a daily basis but they certainly are a rapidly growing trend. People can and do get hurt so we really need to help amateur pilots learn how to fly their new ...
Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones
Drones are now officially banned in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah.
Airborne robot swarms are making complex moves (w/ video)
US names New York test site for small drones
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Thursday a fifth test site for small drones, as it continues to hammer out regulations for their use in US airspace.
Nature inspires drones of the future (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Researchers have been taking tips from nature to build the next generation of flying robots.
At Minnesota's Farmfest, drones and data fly onto the agenda
Forget the weather and politics. As thousands of Minnesota farmers gather this week for the big trade show Farmfest, the real buzz is overhead.
BaTboT is up for imitating smart bat maneuvers
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
RQ-170 drone's ambush facts spilled by Iranian engineer
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the aftermath of the Iran capture of a US military drone earlier this month now come arguments over how Iran managed to pull it off. An Iranian engineers exclusive interview with The Christian Science Monitor has been published, which details how the Iranians captured the drone through ...
Creative adaptation of a quadcopter
They don't call it a drone, because it's not a drone.
US Navy ready to deploy laser for first time
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
Dutch scientists flap to the future with 'insect' drone
Dutch scientists have developed the world's smallest autonomous flapping drone, a dragonfly-like beast with 3-D vision that could revolutionise our experience of everything from pop concerts to farming.
US lags as commercial drones take off around globe (Update)
A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals baseball players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. ...