It Finally Happened: A Passenger Airplane Hit a Drone

Last week a small commercial airplane with passengers onboard reportedly struck a UAV over Quebec City while on final approach … first time a commercial aircraft is known to have struck a drone. The Canadian incident fulfills a long-standing prediction … Full story

U.S. drone strike kills leader of Pakistan's Jamaat-ul-Ahrar militants: spokesman

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) – The leader of Pakistani militant group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, who planned some of the deadliest suicide bombings in Pakistan in the last year, died on Thursday after being wounded in a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan … Full story

Drone shows devastated Raqqa after SDF’s capture from IS

Smoke rises near a Raqqa stadium under ISIS control, after being hit by a coalition air strike, on October 12, 2017 (Photo by Reuters/Erik De Castro) Footage captured on Friday shows the embattled northern city of Raqqa and the devastation after the city … Full story

Boeing's Newest Investment in the Drone Ecosystem: Near Earth Autonomy

The company’s expertise ranges from collision avoidance, to motion planning, to navigating without GPS and more for safe operation of autonomous drone systems. Near Earth Autonomy announced the completion of a new round of financing from Boeing HorizonX … Full story

Drone Video Shows Devastation in Raqqa

TEHRAN (FNA)- Drone footage from the Northern Syrian city of Raqa shows the extent of devastation caused by weeks of fighting between ISIL and SDF militants and thousands of bombs dropped by the US-led coalition. [VIDEO] Full story

Man arrested after drone dropped off package at prison

A MAN has been arrested after a drone carrying a package containing mobile phones … “Merseyside Police will continue to seek ways to combat the illegal use of drones through cutting edge technology and information from communities. Full story

Drone hits passenger plane for the first time in North America

Drone hits passenger plane for the first time in North America A drone has collided with a commercial aircraft in Canada, but only received minor damage. Aidan Kelley has the story. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2xJJKbu Full story

Drone Delivery Canada and Wolseley Canada Sign Agreement for Drone Delivery Development

TORONTO, Oct 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (CSE:FLT OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement with Wolseley Canada Inc. to collaborate on the potential implementation of a drone delivery solution to … Full story

Boeing's Newest Investment in the Drone Ecosystem: Near Earth Autonomy

Based in Pittsburgh, Near Earth Autonomy develops technology for unmanned aircraft, ranging from drones used to map crops, to autonomous drones meant to carry human passengers. HorizonX, Boeing’s venture capital arm, is focusing the new partnership with … Full story

Stop worrying; NLR police drone is our friend

I read in the paper recently that North Little Rock and several other local police agencies have joined the nefarious eye-in-the-sky move by adding drones … and Autonomous Real-time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance-Imaging System or Argus-IS. The drone … Full story