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Regional U.S. Jet Nearly Avoids Collision With RC Plane

05/11/2014, While hobbyists have been operating RC planes for quite some time now the idea of unmanned aerial vehicles has only just entered into the mainstream limelight, thanks in part to the plethora of cheap quadricopters that have made it easy for anyone and...

LA100 Flying UAV Drone

01/30/2013, Here is a rather large – and shall I say, expensive, accessory for your GoPro devices, where it will come in the form of the LA100 Flying UAV Drone. Touted to be the first fully autonomous UAV drone aircraft in the world, it has been specially built...

LA100 Automatic UAV Shoots Photos From Above

11/23/2012, If you are a photographer who is looking to up your game, then you might have been toying around with the idea of capturing images from different angles – and with the help of the LA100 automatic micro UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), that is not too...

Silent Falcon solar-powered UAV gets launched

08/10/2012, Silent Falcon UAS Technologies officially announced the Silent Falcon solar electric unmanned aerial system (UAS) at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) conference in Las Vegas early this week. Silent Falcon is the result of...

Drones for Peace UAV is specifically built for the masses

07/17/2012, Contrary to the Vigilus UAV from MBDA that we covered last week, this entirely different UAV is built for peace and will be released to the masses soon. A company called Rotary Robotics is now working on a project called Drones for Peace. The project aims...

MBDA introduces its Vigilus UAV missile system concept

07/11/2012, Missile developer and manufacturer MBDA introduced an entirely different UAV missile system concept this week at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow. It is called Vigilus, and MBDA  hopes to have the system ready and working by 2030. Vigilus is a...

Pilotless robot plane smart enough to navigate through bad weather

07/09/2012, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been doing their bit to help save lives in the military for some time already – where pilotless vehicles ply routes in the air over battlefields in order to scout the enemies’ area as well as make strategic...

AggieAir Flying Circus is a slingshot UAV

04/15/2012, Researchers over at the Utah State University have been busy sending slingshot-like UAVs into the air, and the AggieAir Flying Circus is the platform of choice. This is a full-service aerial photography lab which comes in the form of an unmanned drone...

Lehmann Aviation UAV gets GPS and autopilot

02/16/2012, We normally thing that UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) are normally the domain of the military, but Lehmann Aviation (no relation to the failed financial institution, even the name itself has an additional letter) intends to bring UAV flying goodness to...

UAV launched from a submarine?

12/28/2011, The military certainly does have their fair share of “big boys toys” to play around with, and the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is one of them – so here is one interesting idea that is worth looking into. While we know that most...

No more friendly fire deaths from dones

11/16/2011, Just when you thought that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs for short) being used in the battlefield is the next best thing since sliced bread, considering the ‘pilot’ needs not head out to the battlefield and risk his life, along comes the...

Nanodrone SQ-4 UAV reporting for duty, sir!

11/14/2011, When we talk about drones, most of the time we think of the Predator – this huge winged beast the flies like a remote controlled plane, making war seem more like a video game compared to the visceral air experience that combat pilots of both World...

Remora UAV weaponized drone

10/13/2011, A Remora is a fish that attaches itself onto larger marine life, such as sharks, dugongs, manta rays, and whales, and this is precisely why this unmanned air vehicle (UAV) has been named such.