Owners of hobby drones have been disrupting airborne efforts to tackle wildfires in Colorado in recent days. Each time a drone is spotted, manned firefighting aircraft need to be grounded until the airspace is clear again.
What makes this particular quadcopter particularly interesting isn't necessarily its flight capabilities (though they're impressive) or its camera. Rather, it's the fact that the LeveTop almost looks like a thermos when it's packed away
Tactical Robotics' unmanned Cormorant VTOL drone can evacuate two wounded battlefield casualties or disaster site victims at the same time. The aircraft can land and take off from remote or hard to reach locations without a landing strip.
It's been years since you believed in the tooth fairy, your fairy godmother, or the best known fairy of all -- Tinkerbell. But that doesn't mean fairies don't exist. In fact, the Fairy drone is very real indeed.
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.
Flying a drone close to a plane is a dangerous act in most circumstances, but Airbus has a good reason for doing it. Its new Advanced Inspection Drone uses HD cameras to search for defects in an aircraft's exterior.
A drone flight over a packed Ed Sheeran concert in Brisbane, Australia last month cost the pilot more than $800 in fines. The perpetrator was spotted outside the stadium by police as he guided his drone over the crowd.
Drones are entering a growing number of industries, with various designs allowing businesses to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Aerones, for one, has come up with a super-sized drone that can perform a range of tasks.