Look Inside the Control Room of an RAF Remote Drone Operation

The Royal Air Force (RAF) base at Waddington maintains two Ground Control Stations for managing unmanned aircraft systems flying halfway around the world in Afghanistan. Read More >>

What is This Bizarre-Looking Flying Machine Doing Near Google HQ?

Looks like a new chapter's just been added to the recent bit of Google strangeness that's been going on. Except instead of coming to us by sea, this particular mystery seems to want to take on both land and air in a Jetson's dream-cum-reality: the flying car. Read More >>

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Watch the First Ever Carrier Drone Jet Launch

You are about to witness an historical event: the first drone jet ever launched from an aircraft carrier. In a few decades, when autonomous drone planes battle each other in the skies, fire missiles at drone troops and battleships, humanity will look back at this day as the true beginning of total drone warfare. Read More >>

There's No Way I'd Get In This Low-Level Self-Flying Helicopter

Real pilots? Please. The US Army's so intent on cutting costs that they've developed a system that lets helicopters fly themselves. Would I ever get in one? Hell to the no. Read More >>

How Drones Are Gonna Affect Your Life

You probably hear a lot in the news about UAVs – mostly due to the good ole US of A using them a lot to take the phrase "the long arm of the law" to an extreme. UAVs aren't just the preserve of superpowers anymore though -- they're going to start appearing in your life too. Read More >>

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Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Lightning Review: A Private Spy Drone For Filming Your Neighbours With

Drones are awesome; there's no two ways about it. However, the military drones we hear about on the news are just a tad out our price range... While the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 is hardly "cheap," at least you can actually buy one -- for £279, that is. Do you want your own personal spy drone? Silly question -- of course you do! But is the Drone 2.0 the one for you? Read More >>

Sea Shepherd Now Using Drones To Hunt Japanese Whalers

Sea Shepherd—the environmental organisation defending whales against asshole Japanese whalers on "researcher" cosplay—have a powerful new weapon: unmanned aerial vehicles. They have located a Japanese whaling fleet 1,000 miles north of the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary using a drone. Read More >>

China's Building New Batman Spy Drones

This is the newest Chinese drone. It seems much more advanced than what anyone imagined. Apparently, Bruce Wayne is now working for the Chinese military, which is hard at work trying to match America's drone-army. They're getting close. Read More >>

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Watch a Drone Chopper Land on a Moving Target, and Wonder Why Pilots Still Exist

How can you make an autonomous helicopter cooler? By teaching it to land by itself on a moving platform, that's how. Read More >>


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