Day of the Drones

The UAV or Unmanned Air Vehicle has been in use for hundreds of years. The ancient Chinese are thought to be the first to use unmanned weapons. They would tie pouches...
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Passenger drone testing could start this year

A UK start-up is aiming to “transform city transportation from the air” with a drone that is expected to perform test flights with passengers as early as March.  We've previously covered...
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Openreach drone connects broadband

An Openreach drone flew across a river in the Scottish Highlands to help connect broadband to remote homes. The Openreach team used the innovative method to reach a home on the other...
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Drone near misses triple

Near misses between aircraft and drones have more than tripled in just two years. Some 92 drone near misses were recorded in 2017, according to Press Association analysis of UK Airprox...
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Handbag drones fly down the catwalk

Fashion house Dolce & Gabbana flew handbag drones handbags down its catwalk in a ploy to attract younger fashionistas to the brand rather than have their bags paraded by models. Pictures show...

Drone strikes are more dangerous than birds

Drones that collide with planes cause more damage than birds of the same size because of their solid motors, batteries and other parts, a study has found. Researchers say standards designed to...