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No, Seriously, There Were Drones at Coachella

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By Andrea Domanick Remember our April Fool’s post earlier this month, about drones at Coachella? Well, it turns out we were prophetic. Those hovering propeller-powered crafts have indeed arrived at Coachella. They could be spotted this year floating surreptitiously above the crowds,…

F9R First Flight Test

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Multirotor footage just keeps getting better and better. Rocket launches seem to be the place to demonstrate that. Turn the volume up to 1. I would love to see what those cows did stage left when the rocket fired. Video…

Whirlybirds swoop through the skies

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Some days, when the weather is nice, the air above the Meadowbrook Farm’s open fields in Snoqualmie is filled with the hum of whirling rotors as remotely operated helicopters and planes fly overhead. These Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are complicated flying…

An Environmental Use for Drones

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By Julian Mark The use of drones for aerial surveillance by some law enforcement agencies has come under intense criticism from civil libertarians and privacy advocates of late. But some scientists, environmentalists, and techies contend that drones can have practical and…

Nain school helps build drone

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Andrew Robinson Students at a school in Nain are helping construct an aerial drone that will eventually film and photograph significant archeological sites in the area. “At first it was like, ‘Wow, is this really going to happen?’ But once…