The New York Police Department is to start using quadcopters in its crime-fighting work. Trained cops will have access to various models for use in particular situations that include search-and-rescue, and hostage situations.
A 15-year-old Australian lad has been crowned the world's best drone racer after finishing top among 127 other competitors from 34 countries. Rudi Browning also picked up a $24,000 cash prize for his winning effort.
Responding to increasing concern over drone flights near airports, researchers in the U.S. have conducted lab tests to see what happens when a quadcopter collides with an aircraft wing at high speed. And no, it's not pretty.
You can find full specs for both the Mavic Pro and the new Mavic Air on DJI's website, but unfortunately you can't look at all those pages simultaneously -- so we put all the main features side-by-side for your convenience.
While most of today's drones can stay airborne for around half an hour tops, Impossible Aerospace's US-1 drone can fly for up to two hours. How did it do it? Essentially by building the machine around a larger-than-usual battery.
An Italian creator has won a $20,000 prize for his unique drone ambulance design that could one day become a reality. The large autonomous flying machine would be capable of carrying a person to safety using its built-in pod.
When the Mavic Air came out, there seemed to be few good reasons to fork out for the older Mavic Pro. But DJI is believed to be prepping two new versions of the Pro — one with a better quality camera and one with a zoom lens.
The market for aerial drones may be reaching a plateau, but drone technology is continuing to expand into the weird, the wild and now the wet. This underwater drone revolution is already beginning thanks to a handful of pioneers who are…