Sturgis is a small town in western South Dakota with a year-round population of less than 7,000 people. Yet every year more than a hundred thousand bikers descend on that tiny town for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. This year being the 75th anniversary the numbers are even higher. But of course they haven’t just…
Construction of Tesla’s massive battery factory in Nevada is chugging along, with the roof nearly complete and what appears to be four main sections spanning some five million square feet. It’s properly massive, and this drone shot it in 4K to give you sense of the scale.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has just granted Amazon Logistics, Inc. an experimental airworthiness certificate to allow the company to operate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for research and development and crew training.
Piaggio has successfully removed the pilot from the Italian aircraft manufacturer's popular twin-engine, turboprop, pusher-type executive transport. The P.180 – affectionately referred to as "the flying catfish" – has been redesigned into an unmanned aircraft for the Italian Air Force, and it's got a new name: the…
Since using a remote controlled helicopter with video goggles strapped to your face and spying on your neighbors is now a thing, why not populate the surface of mars with buzzing drones? Now NASA wants to supplement the Mars rover with a whirly bird to triple its daily operating range.
The proliferation of small, relatively inexpensive unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) presents the Federal Aviation Administration with a challenge in identifying people who don't follow the rules of the air or who endanger the nation's airspace. So, the agency is asking law enforcement for help.
In the dawning era of unmanned air combat so many "new ideas" are actually far from fresh. It is stunning to examine unmanned technologies from decades ago, and realize just how far ahead of their time they truly were. One such weapon system that was less than famous but highly innovative was vertical takeoff and…
While the world is tied up in the mystery of what happened to Malaysian Air Flight 370, testers at Edwards AFB in south central California and at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland are hard at work developing the ultimate tool for solving such a mystery, the Northrop Grumman built MQ-4C Triton.
Christopher Kippenberger has brought a couple of our favorite things together: the cold, grey streets of Berlin, the growl of a Maserati V8, and some gorgeous film. But you can see good car porn anywhere. What makes this video unique is that it was filmed exclusively by drone.
Airborne drones are set to revolutionize car videos in the same way they've revolutionized remote bomb dropping. Here's what the Nurburgring looks like from a drone's perspective.
Earlier this month, NATO lost a spy drone in Iran. Initially NATO admitted that its pilots lost control of the craft, but new reports claim that the Iranian military hacked its GPS systems.
Al Qaeda and the Taliban haven't been able to bring down the CIA's Predator drones. But a new lawsuit alleging parts of their targeting software are pirated (and faulty) could.