Yemen shoots down American drone

Tehran, April 19, IRNA – The Yemeni air defense units shot down an American MQ9 drone in the western province of Al-Hudaydah Wednesday, Al-Mayadeen news network quoting a military source said. It did not provide further details. The source also said the … Full story

Bill would ban drone flights over wildfires

is needed because when drone users fly those unmanned aerial vehicles over such events, they are only delaying important work in dealing with them. Slurry aircraft have had to be grounded numerous times in recent years because drones have been getting in … Full story

Drone used in climate change research on Scottish burn

These are external links and will open in a new window Aerial images taken by drones could help scientists to better understand … due to climate changes is having on rivers. Last summer, a drone equipped with a high-resolution camera was flown over … Full story

What's A Drone Host On 'Westworld'? Season 2 Has A Freaky New Addition

Bernard has been working for the park for 30 years, but most of what he’s done has been erased from his memories, like the Drone Hosts. What’s a Drone Host … isn’t really something one would need drones in labs we haven’t seen yet. That’s something … Full story

Top military drone set for civilian sales

The maker of Chinas best-selling unmanned combat aircraft is ready to market some of its killer drones for civilian commercial use. Shi Wen, chief designer of the Caihong, or Rainbow, series at the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics in Beijing … Full story

Kittyhawk’s Sonal Baid: ‘startup culture is playing a major role in defining the drone industry’

She spoke with The Drone Girl about her predictions for the industry, the biggest surprises when it comes to drones and how startup culture is … I have a compelling vision for how UAV operations need to be managed at scale, and it drives every aspect … Full story

Roomba Inventor On Turning Star Wars Inspiration Into One Of The Most Innovating Drone Companies

2018 was trumpeted at CES and by experts as the year in which the drone sector of the industry would explode, bringing with it easier-to-use, more economical and more technologically advanced unmanned vehicle … longer-lasting toy drones that will fly … Full story

The Swiss FlyJacket System Uses Exosuit and VR Headset for Immersive Drone Flights

Researchers at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne University in Switzerland have developed an exosuit that can essentially serve as a controller for unmanned aerial vehicles. While spreading your arms wide and turning your body to fly a drone … Full story

Buena drone course teaches technology, aviation

The seven seniors and juniors in Room 1300 grabbed a large roll of tape, a few pieces of cardboard and got to work on their makeshift “soccer field” for their small unmanned … their mini drones in the middle, and played a game of drone soccer with … Full story

This exosuit could be the best way to control a drone

an upper-body soft exoskeleton that lets wearers steer a UAV while using a VR helmet. As you can see in the video below, the FlyJacket’s motion-tracking sensors follow a wearer’s movements, which control the drone. According to the Institute of … Full story