Dominate the skies with this Force1 Drone for just $89 (40% off!)

[ad_1] AA Picks swoops on to the scene today with a great deal on the Force1 U49WF Drone. This drone with an HD 720p camera had its price reduced from $150 down to just $89 this week. You may think you’ll need a flight instructor to fly one of these things, but it’s not true. […]

Drone monitoring of ship emissions could save lives, protect health

[ad_1] A drone hovers in the exhaust plume of the TS Golden Bear to test a new system for monitoring fuel standards. Credit: Nicki Aviel/UCLA Cargo ships bring the things people want and need to our ports. But they also bring air pollution. And when they burn cheap, sludgy fuel, their emissions include dangerously high […]

Parrot's latest drone includes an immersive cockpit headset

[ad_1] Like its Anafi predecessor, the FPV quadcopter comes with a ton of in-depth manual controls for piloting and imaging, 4K HDR video and 21-megapixel images, plus a decent 26-minute battery life. It’s also pretty lightweight at just 283g. The new model also comes with two new flight presets: cinematic and racing. The big draw […]

Bell's self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight

[ad_1] “We are excited to reach this milestone, and look forward to continuing to advance this technology for our customers,” said Scott Drennan, vice president of Bell’s Innovation team. The company will be testing the APT 70 for the rest of the year. Following that trial period, it plans to use the vehicle to conduct […]

Bell's self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight

[ad_1] “We are excited to reach this milestone, and look forward to continuing to advance this technology for our customers,” said Scott Drennan, vice president of Bell’s Innovation team. The company will be testing the APT 70 for the rest of the year. Following that trial period, it plans to use the vehicle to conduct […]

Please don't weaponize your drone

[ad_1] It’s not certain what prompted the FAA’s stern talking-to on the subject, but it’s no secret that Americans have been arming drones with guns, flamethrowers and other implements for years, whether it’s out of curiosity or a less-than-innocent purpose. If you want proof, you just have to see that one viral video of someone […]

Drone buzzes above vineyard helping Luxembourg winegrower

[ad_1] More and more wine makers in Europe are turning to drones as more accurate and less wasteful ways to spray fungicide over their vines Buzzing like a giant insect over the verdant Moselle Valley, a drone sprays fungicide over rows of vines. Luxembourg wine producer Corinne Kox began trials of the small unmanned aircraft […]

South Korea tests drone delivery in remote regions

[ad_1] Seoul began testing delivery by drone in the country’s remote regions Wednesday, with the hope of improving residents’ quality of life, the government said. The project, jointly launched by the interior and safety ministry and Korea Post, among other government agencies, aims to establish a “public drone delivery system” to serve the country’s dispersed […]