Little Ripper drone being held by team

Little Ripper has a day out, shark spotting drone flies away

An expensive mistake reported by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. An obvious stand out is the poor range of the command and control (C2)...

DJI Phantom 4 next on the chopping block?

On 14 January Gary noticed that DJI had removed the Phantom 3 Advanced, Pro and 4K variants of the Phantom range from their online...
stadium drones

AT&T Stadium Drones have not gone viral

If you need an indicator that peak drone has happened why not cast your eyes towards an AT&T press release. The accompanying video, as...

Sikorsky Awarded DARPA ALIAS Phase 3 Contract to Increase Aircraft Autonomy

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has won the contract for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Aircrew Labor...
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Farewell Phantom 3 Pro, DJI discontinue some of Phantom range

The Phantom 3 Pro and Advanced have been removed from DJI's store. For a little while the P3P represented the best bang for buck in...
Lily Drone held in hand

The People vs Lily Robotics

The plot thickens. Sorry folks, it seems that those refunds might not materialize after all. Lily Robotics apparently used your preorder funds as collateral...
Indian

Fourteen year old Indian student develops mine clearing drone

Harshwardhan Zala, a fourteen-year-old Indian from the state of Gujarat, has been granted a 730,000 US Dollar contract with the Gujarati government to produce...
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Swift Navigation Co-Founders Colin Beighley and Fergus Noble Make Forbes 30 Under 30

Hands up, who remembers Piksi, 2013 much simpler times. A crowdfunder that worked and now a mention in Forbes! Well done chaps. Swift Navigation, the...
NASA DJI Phantom

NASA DJI Phantom simulation

For decades, NASA has used computer models to simulate the flow of air around aircraft in order to test designs and improve the performance...
Lily Drone held in hand

Lily Drone, it’s over, refunds for all

It had to happen, Lily Drone has fallen to earth. I only hope that the team at Lily do give all the money back...