David Etienne Durivage, founder and owner of dizifilms.ca, is a former musician and TV producer. Enviably, he has found a way to play with remote control aircraft all day and make a living. The secret?...

The swiftlet may not look much different than other little birds, but it has one unique ability – it builds its nest out of its own saliva. Inspired by the swiftlet, scientists at Imperial...

No matter how much time and energy and money we put into a robot, it's going to be a very very very long time before we come up with anything that's anywhere close to...

To combat pigeon shoots, SHARK  have a new weapon in their arsenal: drones. SHARK started using drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), four years ago. Costing around $10,000, they’re essentially flying platforms with cameras, the...

These drone images are far more than your vanity-shot dronie: They’re maps of the Philippines post-Typhoon Haiyan, and they’re helping to deliver crucial aid to communities devastated by the disaster. Drones might not have been employed in...

On the morning of February 1, Pedro Rivera was lying in bed, listening to the crackle of the police scanner as he roused himself awake. There was an alert about a fatal car crash...

  Whether you're a business that operates drones, a developer, or simply a drone hobbyist, you can get exclusive access to our product this May. For just $299, we'll ship you a Copilot that will replace...
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Laird Small has seen most everything, at least in golf. The longtime director of the Pebble Beach Golf Academy has supervised the swings of tour players and celebrities and presided over the range at Pebble's...
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The craziest hobby in Dubai is sand dune racing. These guys take it to another level, with Funco buggys producing up to 800HP. Saddle up and close your mouth, it's going to get sandy! Source: Youtube

  Clarkson University has added another Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to its Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research team. The Golden Eagle II (GE2), originally designed to be a teaching tool, will begin its life as...

  WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen media organizations challenged the government’s ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday, saying the Federal Aviation Administration’s position violates First Amendment protections for news gathering. The...
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  A drone with six propellers buzzes around the inside of a giant aircraft hangar examining a plane, which has been struck by lightning. Elsewhere, engineers wearing 3D glasses carry out a thorough inspection of...
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  As electronic components plummet in price thanks to the impractical consumer-driven pace of mobile device development, it's becoming more and more realistic to talk about building robots that are cheap enough to be disposable....
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Yosemite National Park raised a few eyebrows this weekend when park officials suggested—using some pretty dubious legal framework—that flying hobby drones in the park is illegal. But the park isn’t the first to try to make...
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  PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If you were at the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday and looked up, you might have noticed an object in the sky — an unmanned aircraft system buzzing around the site. But no,...

  After attracting controversy with legislation that would restrict the use of unmanned aircraft in Louisiana, state Sen. Dan Claitor went to the mall and put down less than $400 for a drone. Claitor showed the...

  A drone operator fighting an FAA fine of $10,000 has gotten some very important new friends.  Arguing that the FAA’s drone ban affects the “public’s First Amendment interest in the free flow of information”,...

A Little Rock, Ark., TV station is not backing off from airing footage shot from a drone, despite a warning from the Federal Aviation Administration that commercial drone photography is illegal. “This video is being...

It's hard to see when you're driving a tank, particularly when the hatch is closed for combat, but the Norwegian Armed Forces have hacked together a cool new solution using the Oculus Rift. By mounting cameras...
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Fednav pioneers the use of drones in polar shipping. In an industry breakthrough, Fednav this month became the first shipping company to employ drones, or Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), for ice reconnaissance on a commercial...
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