Drone spots shark sizing up surfers off Ballina

The terrifying moment was caught by a Department of Primary Industry drone as it hovered over Lighthouse Beach … The state government has been trialling drones to spot sharks off a number of Northern NSW beaches, where 11 shark attacks – including … Full story

Having a drone licence is crucial says UAVAir

Helen Cope, UAVAir marketing manager, said: “Although current drone regulations must be re-assessed to move the industry forward, we do not believe that this is the core factor causing safety concerns due to drones potentially colliding with manned … Full story

Drone flying on curriculum at Newcastle school as students practice during Surfest

The flying devices are increasingly becoming a part of modern sports coverage and cinematography and these drones were being flown by students studying what is believed to be Australia’s first school drone training program. Callaghan College, in the New … Full story

Drone licence central to safety

Helen Cope, Marketing Manager said: “Although current drone regulations must be re-assessed to move the industry forward, we do not believe that this is the core factor causing safety concerns due to drones potentially colliding with manned aircraft … Full story

Video of Siberian tigers chasing drone from 'tiger farm', not wildlife park, animals rights group says

The story behind footage showing a playful game of cat and mouse between a drone and group of tigers is much darker than originally thought. Video posted on social media showed a group of Siberian tigers chasing a drone and knocking it out of the sky. Full story

Siberian tigers team up for devastating drone take-down (VIDEO)

Incredible footage from a Siberian tiger enclosure in China’s Heilongjiang Province has captured the moment a drone was taken down and torn apart … by leaping several feet and knocking the UAV to the ground. The curious big cats then gather around … Full story

Israel shoots down Hamas drone from Gaza Strip: military

JERUSALEM An Israeli fighter jet on Thursday shot down a drone … use of drones. The last Israeli interception of a drone that took off from Gaza was in September. During the 2014 Gaza war, a U.S.-supplied Israeli Patriot missile destroyed an unmanned … Full story

RAF drone pilots working through ‘kill list’ of British citizens fighting for ISIS

with some of them then placed on a ‘kill list’ for dispatch by UK drones.” Cole also pointed out that the UK had already admitted to “the drone killing of Reyaad Khan in August 2015. He said that the strike “may have been the UK’s first … Full story

Drone Air Traffic Control Start-Up AirMap Raises $26 Million (MSFT, QCOM)

The company is working aggressively in ‘Unmanned … drone flights to identify drones and even to get in touch with the remote operator. “Very soon, millions of drones will fly billions of flights. This is a future that depends on safe, autonomous … Full story

Babson’s Latest Drone Service Startup, Dronegenuity, Enters BETA Challenge

Edmonson got his inspiration to launch Dronegenuity while working for another promising Babson drone startup, DARTdrones last summer. DART drones provides drone training and classes to help aspiring pilots learn to fly drones. In early 2016, Abby Speicher … Full story