Youth who flew drone in MTR let off with ₹1 fine

Six youth who flew an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as drone, in a reserve forest in Masinagudi in the buffer zone of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) were booked by the Forest Department, but four of them were let off with a paltry fine of … Full story

Israel says fires Patriot at drone from Syria, which turns around unhit

JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israel’s military said it launched Patriot anti-aircraft on Sunday at an incoming drone from Syria, which turned away unscathed, and a Syrian commander said the pilotless plane was engaged in local operations. The Syrian … Full story

Israel fires Patriot missile at drone from Syria, but misses target

The Israeli military says it fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached its airspace near the Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights. The army said on Sunday that the missile did not hit the drone, and the aircraft “retreated from the … Full story

Obama, Trump, and drone attacks

President Obama was so closely identified with the drone strikes that he even joked about using drones against suitors of his daughters at the White House Correspondents Dinner: “The Jonas Brothers are here; they’re out there somewhere. Sasha and Malia are … Full story

Israel fires missile at drone near Syria border

The Israeli military says it fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached its airspace near the Syrian frontier in the occupied Golan Heights. The army said on Sunday that the missile did not hit the drone, and the aircraft “retreated … Full story

Israel says fires Patriot at drone from Syria, misses, drone quits

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel launched a Patriot anti-aircraft missile at a drone that was spotted approaching from inside Syria on Sunday but missed the pilotless plane, which withdrew, the Israeli military said. Full story

Eye in the Sky: China Spies With Robotic Drone Birds

China has been surveilling its residents with high-tech bird-like drones, the South China Morning Post reported … agencies have focused the birds on the Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region to the west of the country, the Post stated. Full story

Rocketmine obtains BVLOS drone licence

… Rocketmine has become the second drone operator in SA to obtain a Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) licence from the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) for the flight of its commercial drones. Founded in 2012, Rocketmine, a subsidiary of … Full story

Butler Township enacts drone rules

FOUNTAIN SPRINGS — The flying of an unmanned aerial system or drone … ordinance violation to confiscate and retain the drone allegedly used as the retention of evidence. Exceptions allow the uses of drones for legitimate law enforcement activities … Full story

Stunning drone footage shows beauty of Llyn Peninsula in the summer

Footage shot by hobby drone flyer James Tatham, from Morfa Nefyn, captures idyllic landscape and coastline in all its glory This beautifully shot drone footage may give you wanderlust but it’s actually much closer to home than you may think. It isn’t … Full story