29Dec 2017

Las Vegas, New York City increase event security for New Year's Eve

This year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has increased the Special Event Assessment Rating, for the four miles of the Las Vegas Strip,...

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28Dec 2017

U.S. asks Japan to ban hobby drone flights over American military bases

The U.S. military has asked the Japanese government to stop people from buzzing its military bases with remote-controlled aircraft that may pose...

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28Dec 2017
27Dec 2017

Riverside, CA couple used a drone to deliver illegal drugs to customers

Two suspected drug dealers took their business to new heights, Riverside police say. Officers arrested the two Riverside residents after an...

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26Dec 2017

Comic Christmas pictures on Drones, Drone detection and Santa

Breaking News..Drone almost crashes into Santa

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24Dec 2017

New rules in Spain Drone Market, time to get in

Earlier this week on December 15th 2017, Spain passed a law that the drone industry was waiting for since 2016. The new law is similar to what we...

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22Dec 2017

NASA names finalists for New Frontiers: Dragonfly drone and CAESAR

  • NASA has chosen two proposed missions from its New Frontiers competition
  • One mission wants to search the surface of Saturn's moon Titan using a...
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22Dec 2017

NV Energy will use drones to inspect utility infrastructure

NV Energy is looking to advance the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), known as drones, into utility operations.

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21Dec 2017

Next deadline for the UAS Integration Pilot Program is approaching

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) UAS Integration Pilot Program has generated enormous amounts of interest in the drone industry. The...

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20Dec 2017

FAA Releases UAS Remote Tracking & ID ARC Report

The 74-member Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) chartered by the FAA has made its...

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19Dec 2017

FAA released Star Wars-inspired video outlining basic drone rules [VIDEO]

Someone at the FAA has a sense of humor, the release of this video coincided with the release of the new Star Wars movie.
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19Dec 2017

FAA restricts drones over Department of Energy (DOE) facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it will bar drone flights over seven major U.S. nuclear sites including:

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18Dec 2017

Australia is using drones to spot sharks and prevent shark attacks

Technology designers from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have combined drone technology with artificial intelligence to protect...

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18Dec 2017

Gang sentenced for smuggling contraband into prisons by drones

Authorities jailed ten people for taking part in a plot to smuggle cannabis and mobile phones into prisons using drones. The "drone gang" made at...

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15Dec 2017

Experts worry about potential drone attacks in the U.S. [VIDEO]

‘Drone Warrior’ author Brett Velicovich speaks out about the need for officials to be better prepared for drone attacks and the need for...

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15Dec 2017

NTSB faults drone pilot in collision with U.S. Army Helicopter

According to a statement released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the drone operator is at fault for a collision between a DJI...

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14Dec 2017

Consumer drones top Christmas Wish Lists again this season

With the holidays approaching and Santa getting ready to deliver drones to everyone, right Santa?! But in all seriousness, drones are on the top...

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14Dec 2017

Drone causes power outage at a Border Patrol checkpoint In south Texas

An area north of Laredo, Texas experienced a power outage after a drone slammed into a power line.

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13Dec 2017

South Korea prepares for drone attack ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

Countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics has begun, with less than two months until all eyes are upon the world's largest sporting event. The opening...

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13Dec 2017

President signs bill reinstating the FAA's drone registration requirement

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, President Trump signed into law: the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill reinstates the Federal Aviation...

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12Dec 2017

DHS creates new office to counter weapons of mass destruction

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said the goal of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office will...

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12Dec 2017

Close encounters between planes and drones are becoming more common

The United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and other countries are reporting increased numbers of drone encounters. Which is no surprise given...

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11Dec 2017

New law in North Carolina outlaws flying a drone near prisons

As of December 1, 2017, it is illegal to fly a drone near a prison in state of North Carolina. "Near" meaning within 250 feet above and 500 feet...

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11Dec 2017

FAA warns against flying drones near California wildfires

The Federal Aviation Administration is reiterating a warning to drone operators to not fly their drones near the wildfires, doing so will result...

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08Dec 2017

FAA Recommends Small Drone Pilots to Wear Bright Safety Vests

In a recently released “information for operators” (InFO), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advises small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS)...

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08Dec 2017

Drone detection system a success at Autry State Prison in Georgia

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) reported a successful drone contraband seizure at Autry State Prison. Autry State Prison recently...

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07Dec 2017
07Dec 2017

Drone drops flyers over NFL stadiums, highlighting safety concerns

A drone pilot unlawfully distributed flyers to crowds at two NFL stadiums in California. The man choose to arm his drone with “anti-media”...

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06Dec 2017

Drone helps inmate escape from maximum security prison

A drone helped a convict escape prison by delivering wire cutters. The convict, who is serving a life sentence, used the wire cutters to escape...

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06Dec 2017

3 arrested after drone drops contraband at a Michigan Prison

At a state prison in Ionia, Michigan, prison security caught a drone attempting to deliver contraband. Three people arrested after attempting to...

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05Dec 2017

Drone carrying contraband crashes in Georgia prison yard

 A drone crashed to the ground while delivering contraband to inmates at a Washington State Prison prison near Davisboro, Georgia. It was...

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04Dec 2017

Drone carrying blades crashes into Oklahoma prison yard

 

A drone attempted to deliver contraband to the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma. The drone crashed in the prison yard after...

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03Dec 2017

Drone delivery spurs inmate fight in Ohio prison

A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard at the Mansfield Correctional Institution. Inmates were outside in the yard, and the drop...

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03Dec 2017

Security takes down drone flying over Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl LI practice

 

Security caught someone flying a drone above the Atlanta Falcons' practice before Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas. According to the NFL's pool...

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02Dec 2017

Terrorist drone attack fears led to closure of stadium roof

 The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) decided to close the retractable roof of the Millennium Stadium in Wales. The decision came...

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01Dec 2017

Drone crashes into spectators during Padres MLB game at Petco Park

 

Those in attendance at the Padres vs Diamondback MLB game saw an unexpected guest visitor during the seventh inning. A drone operator flew a...

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01Dec 2017

Formula One bosses fear terrorists will attack Grand Prix race

Formula One race organizers at Silverstone have hired a company to supply guards with net guns that can catch drones in case of an attack. Details...

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