China Using Bird Drones To Spy On Border Muslims | Zero Hedge

The machines in China’s current robot flock replicate about 90 per cent of the movements of a real dove… Full story

Photos: Drone shows extent of Rivington Pike moorland fire

Aerial shots taken by drone show the the extent of the moorland fire at Rivington Pike, Lancashire. Photo: Lancashire Fire Rescue Service Drone photos taken by Lancashire Fire Rescue Service show the extent of the moorland fire at Rivington Pike. Full story

Boeing leads 16-mln-USD investment in California autonomous drone delivery startup

U.S. aerospace leader Boeing has taken a leading role in completing a Series A funding round of 16 million U.S. dollars for a California-based startup of autonomous drone delivery … on-demand unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery operations in urban … Full story

Boeing leads $16m investment in California autonomous drone delivery startup

[Photo/Agencies] SAN FRANCISCO – US aerospace leader Boeing has taken a leading role in completing a Series A funding round of $16 million for a California-based startup of autonomous drone delivery … on-demand unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery … Full story

Facebook says it’s giving up on building its own internet drone

Ohio wants to use camera drones to monitor highway traffic Check out these wacky designs from Boeing’s $2 million passenger drone contest Watch this delivery drone crash into a building on its maiden flight helps readers keep tabs on the fast-paced world … Full story

First UK largescale drone show marks exhibition opening

Leeds-based creative studio Newsubstance has put on the UK’s first largescale drone light performance, marking the beginning of a joint venture with Singaporean company Skykmagic. The show, which featured 100 Skymagic performance drones – each … Full story

SCTC offering drone flying class

McDONOUGH — Southern Crescent Technical College has partnered with CrossFlight Sky Solutions aviation company to offer training for those interested in becoming FAA Certified Commercial Drone Pilots. The training will be an instructor-led class and will … Full story

Facebook grounds Aquila, its solar-powered internet drone project

a British business that Facebook bought for its solar-powered drone expertise. The unmanned drone was meant to fly far above commercial airspace — at 60,000 feet or more — where there would be no commercial airplanes and no weather to worry about. Full story

Facebook’s Aquila giant drone project shelved, 16 employees laid off

Facebook has been working on a project to build giant internet drones that fly over regions lacking connectivity. It now appears that the social media company has abandoned its Aquila drone, and even laid off 16 people from the team. This is surprising … Full story

Zephyr Drone Simulator Trains First Responder Drone Pilots

Any professional pilot relies on the safe confines of a flight simulator to learn and hone their skills, and so should law enforcement and first responder drone pilots. Whether monitoring a threat or searching for a victim, officers piloting drones must do … Full story