Ascending Technologies and LaserMotive create a new record.

Laser charged multicopter flies for 12 hours. Not quite the longest ever electric flight as touted by some pundits, that honour belongs to QinetiQ and...

LaserMotive in Longest Duration Untethered Laser Powered Helicopter Flight attempt.

Kent, Wash. (October 20, 2010) – LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and winner of the 2009 NASA-sponsored Power Beaming...

Multicopter based wind turbines.

Joby Energy is developing airborne wind turbines which will operate in the upper boundary layer and the upper troposphere. While knowledge of the tremendous energy...

Speed hump for IAI Panther, overseas development funding sought.

Flight Global reports that IAI are seeking partners to help develop the Tri Rotor/glider Panther. The airframe seems to be a mashup of several...

AR.Drone users building communities Parrot carry on with provocative adverts.

The Parrot AR.Drone has been out in the wild for a little while now and groups are popping up with advice on upgrading and...

Dancing Multicopters

More impressive indoor multicopter flying from ETH Zurich. Swarming flight is becoming ever more successful. We can't help thinking it might be handy way...

Mapping the inside of a building by multirotor.

Stefan from Ascending Technologies dropped us a line, here's what he had to say about the University of Pennsylvania's recent videos we reported the first one...

UK CAA underline legal position for sUAS

Perhaps ready for the Parrot AR.drone and Christmas the CAA this week laid out its stall. No less than the head of regulation enforcement...

GRASP II, Rise of the multirotor

The GRASP Lab at University of Pennsylvania highlighted again this week the ever closing gap between science fiction and technical reality in yet another...

Rent-a-Drone

German company Rent-a-Drone have created a revolutionary service, that does what it says on the tin. It seems they will let you hire a...