New service for reporting aviation safety occurrences

A new online service allows organisations and individuals to report aviation safety occurrences to aviation authorities. Developed by the JRC at the request of the Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, and in collaboration ...

Can we trust police drones?

In Australia, unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – are now being used by the police in most states as a tool to help fight crime or to assist in rescue missions.

Guatemala warily monitors erupting volcano

Guatemalan authorities Monday warily monitored the eruption of a volcano near its capital that spewed columns of ash up to seven kilometers (four miles) high.

Wal-Mart eyes drone home deliveries

Wal-Mart is actively looking at the possibility of using drones to make deliveries to US customers, a spokesman said Monday, following the lead of Amazon and other retailers.

Virgin space flights cleared for US take-off

Richard Branson's dream of commercial space flights took a step nearer reality after Virgin Galactic signed a deal with US aviation authorities to let it blast paying customers into space, the company said Thursday.

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