FAA Could Allow Drone Flights Over Crowds

The Federal Aviation Administration is reportedly thinking about softening drone restrictions and allowing flights over crowds. The proposals have been unveiled this week which would classify drones in three main categories each with their own set of restrictions. The drones will be categorized based on their weight and the amount of damage that they can potentially do to a person.


Google Testing Out Coffee Delivery By Drones In Australia

Is drone delivery the future of deliveries? We know that some companies are already working on such technology, and a recent video published by the Wall Street Journal has revealed that over in the state of Canberra, Australia, Google is already testing out and making deliveries by autonomous drones.


Indemnis Wants To Put Parachutes On Your Drones

There are reasons why drones are not allowed to fly over crowds. This is due to safety because should a drone suddenly lose power, it will crash to the ground and depending on how big it is and whether the rotary blades are still moving, can cause pretty serious accidents as we have seen in the past.


Possible Drone Sighting Halts Departures At London’s Heathrow Airport

Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and one of the busiest in the world. Any delays caused due to disruptions at the airport certainly have a knock-on effect across the globe as passengers take-off late and many might miss their connecting flights. It’s facing a disruption today as a possible drone sighting has halted departures as this busy airport.


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DJI’s $650 Mavic 2 Controller Has A Built-In Display

DJI has launched a new controller for its drones that costs $650 and features a built-in display. The controller doesn’t support all of its drones as it’s expensive than a couple of them in the first place. It’s only meant for use with the Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro drones. Think of it as an expensive R/C controller that has a 5.5 inch 1080p display which runs Android.


London’s Main Airports Have Acquired Anti-Drone Systems

The end of December is a busy travel season and it’s a time that airport authorities want to ensure that everything keeps running smoothly. That didn’t happen for London’s Gatwick airport this year, though, as a drone flew too close to the airport and necessitated a shutdown. Thousands of passengers were affected as flights were resumed at the UK’s second largest airport after three days. Heathrow and Gatwick are London’s […]


NYC’s New Year’s Eve Security To Include Drones

The New Year’s Eve ball drop in New York City’s Times Square is perhaps the biggest gathering in the world where people wait to ring in the new year. As one can probably imagine, providing security for an event of this size is a mammoth task in and of itself. The New York Police Department works with other law enforcement partners to ensure that people can enjoy the festivities safely. […]


Couple Released Without Charges Over Gatwick Drone Incident

A couple who were arrested over the Gatwick drone incident have recently been released without charges, and might be considering suing the newspapers that identified them. According to Mark Stephens, head of media law at Howard Kennedy, he claims that the couple has a strong case should they wish to pursue it.


Two Have Been Arrested In Gatwick Airport Drone Disruption

The other day it was reported that a couple of rogue drones were spotted flying around Gatwick Airport in London, resulting in flights being grounded while the authorities tried to figure out a way to bring the drones down and to locate the drone operators who were clearly in big trouble over this.


Rogue Drones Disrupt Flights Taking Off From London’s Gatwick Airport

There are reasons why drones aren’t allowed to fly near airports. This is because much like how birds that fly into the engine of a plane can prove to be destructive, the same can be said for drones. In fact recently there was a report of how a drone might have collided mid-air with a plane, causing damage to the nose of the aircraft, although thankfully that was the extent […]


Boeing 737 Passenger Jet Might Have Collided With Drone Midair

There is a reason why regulators have banned drones from being flown around airports. This is because while we’re sure it will be cool to take some videos and photos of planes taking off and landing from the perspective of a drone, it might end up being a bit dangerous as an inexperienced pilot might accidentally fly too close.


Sensor-Wearing Bees Can Help Farmers Monitor Crop Health

Drones are useful as tools for surveillance due to their ability to be piloted remotely. However the only downside to drone technology, at least right now in the state that it’s in, is battery life. For the most part drones can’t fly for too long before needing a recharge, which can be a bit disruptive during the course of work.


NYPD Announces Plans To Start Using Drones

The use of robots in law enforcement is pretty well-documented, where such robots are used to help diffuse bombs and to scout ahead in dangerous situations. Now it seems that the NYPD will be adding drones to their arsenal in which the drones will be used in a variety of situations, ranging from hostage situations to hazardous material incidents.


DRONE VOLT Launches Its New HERCULES 20 Heavy Lift Drone

The drones that most of us are familiar with usually come from companies such as DJI or Parrot, where for the most part they are typically used for photography/videography. However given that we’re starting to see more companies start to consider using drones for deliveries, this means that different types of drones will be required.