Titan Aerospace readies solar-powered, long-endurance UAVs
China unveils 'laser to shoot down low-flying drones'
China has developed a highly accurate laser weapon system that can shoot down light drones at low altitude, state media reported.
Review: Phantom quadcopter a fun consumer drone
Unmanned aircraft, also known as drones, are revolutionizing warfare. Now, some of that technology is coming home from the war, to amuse us and give us an aerial perspective on our surroundings.
Drones delivering pizza? Not such a far-fetched idea
If someday soon it's possible to have a hot pizza delivered to your door by a drone, it may be because of work now underway on the remote and sandy shores of the Texas Gulf Coast.
Agriculture the most promising market for drones
Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn't waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He and a friend built their own, outfitting it with cameras and using it to monitor his 1,500 acres ...
Wash. state scientists using drones to spy on nature
LA PUSH, Clallam County, Wash. - model airplane. As the propeller started to whirl, Morgan cocked his arm and flung the plane as if he were throwing a spear.
Argentina UAVs spot pools and mansions, not empty lots
Review: iPhone-controlled drone fun but expensive
(AP) -- You can pretty much do anything with your iPhone these days - control your digital video recorder from afar, unlock your car, and now, fly a drone.
A drone for security and safety (w/Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed a small robotic drone capable of helping save lives in emergency situations or preventing terrorist attacks in urban areas.
Commercial use of drones has already taken flight
The camera swoops over the green expanse of the Everglades hundreds of feet below, like many helicopter shots you've seen on television. But suddenly it dips and flies through a narrow, shaded canal where kayakers are paddling, ...
Rights group launches campaign to ban 'killer robots'
A global rights group launched a campaign on Tuesday to ban Terminator-style "killer robots" amid fears the rise of drone warfare could lead to machines with the power to make their own decisions about killing ...
Florida mulls drone war on the mosquito
Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones (Update)
Americans broadly back tight regulations on commercial drone operators, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, as concerns about privacy and safety override the potential benefits of the heralded drone ...
African dust clouds worry Caribbean scientists
Each summer, microscopic dust particles kicked up by African sandstorms blow thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Atlantic to arrive in the Caribbean, limiting airplane pilots' visibility to just a ...