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UAV Drones Will Patrol Queensland Beaches This Summer

The jury is still out on the ethics of drones, but this is one use case I can definitely get behind. Lifesavers on Queensland’s beaches will be handed the controls to unmanned drone aircraft this summer to patrol beaches and keep people safe.


SHIELD's Helicarrier Gets The Home-Made Quadrotor Treatment

The Avengers pack some pretty serious gear, and to haul that gear around, fictional government agency S.H.I.E.L.D uses the helicarrier (part aircraft-carrier, part-helicopter) to move it from place to place, undetected. It was only a matter of time before someone built it themselves, though.


This Quadrocopter Is Being Used In WA To Exterminate Unreachable Weeds

This is how to sort out a rooftop garden from the ground floor. Western Australian gardeners have loaded up a quadrocopter with a weed sprayer and a camera to travel high in the trees and eradicate the problematic Sydney Golden Wattle trees.


The Quadrotor Drone Learns Several Terrifying New Tricks

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The last we checked in with the University of Pennsylvania’s frighteningly manoeuvrable little quadrotor, we noted that it could probably zip through your window and kill you in your sleep. Well, now it can fly through windows while they’re moving. Guhhh.


The Drone That Can Get Through Your Window (And Kill You While You Sleep)

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After watching this quadrotor drone making the craziest manoeuvres I can imagine, I only have three thoughts. One, robotic extermination is inevitable. Two, I want one for next Christmas. Three, send a weaponised squadron to fight the mole men here.