Drone kills 2 Qaeda suspects as Yemen troops launch assault

The unmanned aircraft struck the motorcycle carrying the … Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), it is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen. The drone war has intensified since President Donald Trump took office. Full story

Utah company focused on safety for, and from, a drone future

Fortem’s DroneHunter was developed in partnership with the Defense Department and is designed to physically neutralize drones that become … of Transportation’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems effort. He said rapidly evolving drone technology, coupled with … Full story

'Futuristic' drone technology capable of MASS KILLING is NOW available

“You can buy a drone which can track and hunt for people for around £6,000. It just depends what you decide to use it for.” According to experts from geopolitics intelligence firm Stratfor, drones could also be fitted to drop explosives or aci Full story

Helicopter crashes 'after manoeuvring to evade DJI Phantom drone'

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) is said to be investigating. Though aviators and responsible drone operators alike have repeatedly warned for years that flying drones near other aircraft will lead to a disaster, and while several idiots have done that … Full story

Drone kills 2 as Yemen troops launch assault

The unmanned aircraft struck the motorcycle carrying the … Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), it is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen. The drone war has intensified since President Donald Trump took office. Full story

Video: Drone crashed helicopter in world first

The aviation groups have demanded stricter regulations on use of civilian drones as this is the second incident involving a drone in less than a week. In the US, drones are typically restricted to flights within 400 feet of the ground and within sight of … Full story

Intel Olympic drone show cancelled; still claims record

Intel kicked off this year’s Winter Olympics by setting a new Guinness World Record for the “most unmanned … Shooting Star drones and our team to set their own kind of record”, said Natalie Cheung, general manager of Intel’s drone light show team. Full story

Cannon Beach Fire to use drone for rescues

CANNON BEACH, Ore. — A dramatic dog rescue on the Oregon coast has inspired a fire chief to start using drones. The Cannon Beach Fire District is going to be adding a small drone to its search and rescue tool kit. “It sounds futuristic to me,” said … Full story

American drone conducts another surveillance flight over Donbas

A drone of the American military RQ-4A Global Hawk conducted … It also got closed to the borders of Voronezh, Belgorod, and Rostov regions of Russia. Previously American drones conducted flights over Ukraine on Feb. 11 and Jan. 8. RQ-4A Global Hawk … Full story

New drone-meets-helicopter incidents may spur tighter airspace rules

Why it matters: Bloomberg points out that simulations by the FAA suggest that drone collisions are more dangerous than bird strikes to larger aircraft (blame the metal parts). Meanwhile, the number of drones being flown is quickly increasing. US Special … Full story