Why drone journalism is in for a rocky ride

by Nicole Martinelli Airborne newsgathering is a hot topic, but some experts believe that drone journalism may have a hard time really getting off the...

SmartAP – Multirotor UAV autopilot for commercial and research purposes

The contemporary market offers a number of autopilots for MAV in the budget price range. Rapid development of electronic technologies allows expanding functional capabilities...

Home-built remote helicopters give men a virtual view from above

From KATU by Dan Tilkin PORTLAND, Ore. - Patrick Sherman and Brian Zvaigzne are nerds - and they have the gear to prove it. Sitting in a Southwest...

Indias first Quadrocopter Course

Indias first Quadrocopter training course rolls out, the program takes 80 hours and costs $127, you will need to buy the parts to build...

Mdx students to fly the flag at international “Drone Olympics”

From the Middlesex University website A team of students from Middlesex University will take on some of the world’s top engineers after making the final of...

April 1st is coming, Tacocopter

Order your taco via smart phone and a flying robot whisks it to your door. A very clever viral marketing trick or April? We wonder...

Autonomous, Roaming Swarm Creates Temporary Local Wi-Fi Network

The Electronic Countermeasures project is essentially an autonomous, roaming Internet swarm, constructed from repurposed UAS. The project is lead by Liam Young of think tank...

UAS demonstration at Singapore ETH Inauguration

Interesting that ETH used a Falcon 8 from Asctec for their demo. Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs,...

Aeryon Scout Micro-UAV Provides Aerial Perspective for Ship-Based Wildlife Research Project in Bering Sea

On perilous waters made famous by Discovery Channel’s hit show ‘Deadliest Catch’, the Aeryon Scout is helping researchers monitor sea lions on Alaska’s remote...

Avian-Inspired Graspers

Another entrant for UASGotTalent (tm), (see UGT) our new section invented by @RAeSTimR from the twittosphere Interesting work from the Telerobotics Lab in the Department of Mechanical...