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London drone attack lays bare airport vulnerabilities

The nightmare at Gatwick was finally brought under control on Friday.

22 Dec 2018 3:48 PM

Experimental plane flies silently, may lead to quiet drones

With neither propellers nor jets, the airplane gets its thrust by applying a strong electric field to the air.

22 Nov 2018 11:00 AM

Plane with absolutely no moving parts takes flight

MIT engineers described successful flight tests at an indoor campus gymnasium of the unmanned airplane.

22 Nov 2018 10:05 AM

Philippine inventor seeks to cut travel times with passenger drone

Former dancer and camera operator Kyxz Mendiola flew and hovered for a few minutes in a single-passenger contraption.

27 Sep 2018 7:52 AM

Companies taking the future of IT services to the skies

Two New Mexico companies are hoping to use solar-powered, fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles.

24 Sep 2018 8:37 AM


Property mapping via drones to boost transparency: Realty experts

The commercial use of drones under the recently announced DGCA norms has been made legal from December 1.

09 Sep 2018 12:00 PM

Robotic drones can herd birds away from airspaces

Researchers investigated the problem of diverting a flock of birds away from a prescribed area, using a robotic unmanned aerial vehicle.

02 Sep 2018 2:44 PM

Drones provide high-tech assistance to Japan's ageing farmers

Developers and farmers have been testing a new drone that can hover above paddy fields and perform backbreaking tasks.

24 Aug 2018 8:08 AM

Ditch the joystick? Swiss develop jacket that pilots drones

Scientists, engineers and robotics experts at a Swiss university have developed a jacket that allows users to fly drones hands-free.

03 Aug 2018 8:55 AM

UK to ban drone flying by underage users

The United Kingdom has proposed a legislation that would put a ban on drone flying by underage users.

28 Jul 2018 8:52 PM


Gadget watch: Be secure in the drone age

Some will use drones to pursue their nefarious interests. Regulation is therefore a must and we must do it before events overtake us.

12 Jun 2018 6:11 AM

Lucknow man sees puppy stuck in drain, builds drone to save it

The 27-year-old managed find the pup trapped inside a filthy drain in the middle of the road.

03 May 2018 6:50 PM

Intel’s Drone, AI Tech to help restore China’s Great Wall

The Great Wall’s Jiankou section is among its most famous stretches.

28 Apr 2018 9:25 AM

India Book of Records registers youngest drone developer

Aryaman Verma built a Quadcopter which is capable of flying up to 70 feet high.

14 Apr 2018 11:03 AM

Pakistan army says it shot down Indian ‘spy drone’ near Kashmir

Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan and both claim the region in its entirety.

07 Mar 2018 10:39 AM


GoPro records a ‘bad’ fourth quarter

The company has been undergoing a rough patch as it recently cancelled the Karma drone and also lay off many of its employees.

03 Feb 2018 4:51 PM

Drone regulations likely to be out in 2 months: Sinha

Aviation regulator DGCA had in Oct 2014 restricted use of drones and unmanned aircraft system by civilians.

15 Dec 2017 3:24 PM

China accessed drone tech from downed Indian UAV?

Made by the frontline Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), the Heron is its most advanced drone.

14 Dec 2017 1:08 AM

Drone flying when drunk is now a crime: US State

US state New Jersey’s lawmakers on Thursday passed legislation that would bar people from operating drones while drunk.

08 Dec 2017 11:14 AM

Old, meet new: Drones, high-tech camera revamp archaeology

Casana and his Dartmouth College colleague Chad Hill are using a drone equipped with a thermal imaging camera and mapping instruments.

26 Nov 2017 8:42 AM