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With drone delivery on horizon, Europe prepares ground rules

The project, known as SAFIR, will help European authorities devise a set of rules for the commercial use of drones.

New foldable drone can squeeze through tight spaces

In comparison to other drones, this morphing drone can manoeuvre in tight spaces and guarantee a stable flight at all times.


Army probes purchase of drones worth Rs 6 crore, cancels order

The Army also ordered a Court of Inquiry around the same time to find out how the firm had been given the order to supply the drones despite the equipment having qualitative defects.

Surat: Two held for flying drone beyond permitted height of 200 feet

The airport police lodged a complaint with the police who registered an offence under Section 11 of Aircraft Act and arrested owner of the drone Kamal Patel and the organiser of the event Rahul Agrawal.

Now, control drones with your upper body

Researchers from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) showed that piloting a drone using torso movements is more effective than using the long-established joystick

Govt to shortly come out with drone policy: Jayant Sinha

The Minister of State for Civil aviation said that certain issues related to security and global standards were discussed in detail with the concerned stakeholders.


Drone nearly hits plane landing in New Zealand from Japan

The airline said the drone passed so close that the crew worried it had been sucked into an engine, although a later inspection showed that hadn't happened.

Gujarat: Naval drone crashes in Porbandar, no report of casualty

No injuries or damage to any property has been reported. After taking off at around 9.30 am, the UAV crashed in an open ground of an ice factory behind the Udyognagar police station.

Maharashtra using drones to map villages and towns

Mapping was earlier carried out manually, but the drone technology is now changing the way this massive exercise is undertaken.

In a first, drone rescues teens caught in riptide in Australia

After a friend raised the alert, lifeguard Jai Sheridan said he piloted the drone to the swimmers and dropped a rescue pod minutes faster than lifeguards could have reached the pair by conventional means.

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How a CIA drone base grew in a desert out of a small commercial airstrip

Officials from the US and Niger have confirmed the location of a new CIA drone base to The New York Times which analyses its construction and location.