30Mar 2018

China busts smugglers using drones to drop $79.8 Million worth of iPhones

Customs officers in southern China's technology hub Shenzhen busted a group of criminals using drones to smuggle 500 million yuan ($79.8 million)...

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29Mar 2018

Pilot says drone may have caused plane crash in New Zealand

Yesterday New Zealand news outlets reported that a drone may have caused a small airplane to crash. Veteran broadcaster Rod Vaughan says a drone...

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28Mar 2018

Federal Bill to allow DOJ, DHS to intercept threatening drones

Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, (R-04), has introduced bill H.R.5366, the Safeguarding America’s Skies Act, which would allow the U.S....

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26Mar 2018

Two confirmed drone contraband drops at Florida prisons

Over the weekend, a Florida news outlet reported about the most recent examples of inmates using advanced technology to smuggle illegal items...

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23Mar 2018

Drone flyovers are causing problems for Southern Vermont prison

Southern Vermont prisons, particularly at Southern State Correctional facility (SSCF) in Springfield, are having a problem with drone flyovers....

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23Mar 2018
22Mar 2018

Drone-Airplane near-collisions in the U.K. triple in two years

Data released by the U.K. Airprox Board suggests that near-collisions between drones and airplanes are rising in the U.K. at an alarming rate.

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21Mar 2018

Drone almost collides with Coast Guard helicopter over Port Angeles

A routine Coast Guard training exercise nearly ended in a mid-air collision, according to a statement from the Coast Guard’s 13th District. The...

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20Mar 2018

Fourfold increase in commercial drone industry by 2022

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently updated its projected numbers of commercial and recreational drone estimates, and its results...

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19Mar 2018
16Mar 2018

Fortem Technologies raises $15 million Series A for its drone hunting tech

Fortem announced that they closed a $15 million Series A funding round led by DCVC (Data Collective) with key participation from Boeing’s...

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15Mar 2018
14Mar 2018

Michigan bill establishing state drone laws passes House committee vote

On Tuesday, March 13, the Michigan House Committee on Communications and unanimously advanced a bill proposed by state Rep. Jim Lower of Cedar...

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12Mar 2018

Airspace Systems raises $20 million in funding to capture rogue drones with other drones

According to a TechCrunch exclusive, Airspace Systems has secured $20 million in a Series A funding round. The round of funding was led by Singtel...

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09Mar 2018

South Carolina Bills Aim to Keep Drones Away from Prisons & Military Bases

Two South Carolina bills aimed at restricting drones from flying near prisons and military bases are nearing House passage. Lawmakers are working...

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08Mar 2018

Will Drones Require Aerial License Plates? Ford Proposes Drone Tracking System

Ford as one of the FAA’s drone symposium panelists may seem unlikely, but given their views on drones and past drone projects, the company...

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07Mar 2018

White House Drafting Bill Against Hostile Drones

The White House is drafting legislation that would give the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other federal law enforcement agencies the...

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07Mar 2018

Consumer Drone Sparks 335-acre Fire near Flagstaff, Arizona

A "personal drone" burst into flames, sparking a wildfire that quickly grew to more than 300 acres in northern Arizona, officials said.

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06Mar 2018

Airmap and Skyguide Team Up to Develop Europe’s First Drone Traffic Management System

Rules and regulations of unmanned flight vary from country to country but it is clear that if UAS flights are not monitored, the public may face...

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05Mar 2018
02Mar 2018
01Mar 2018

South Carolina Gov. McMaster Declares State Emergency over Prison Contraband

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Gov. McMaster signed an executive order aimed at preventing contraband from entering the state's prison systems — a...

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