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A Drone Hit A British Airways Passenger Plane At Heathrow And Nothing Happened

Earlier today, a British Airways pilot on approach to London Heathrow said that he thought he collided with a drone. It’s the nightmare drone pilots, but according to British Airways, the plane didn’t get a scratch.


Drones Might Not Be Dangerous For Planes After All

Drones getting sucked into the engines of aircraft is the defining nightmare scenario that has airports buying countermeasures, and the US FAA deploying an app. But what if a drone encountering a 747 wouldn’t be as bad as everyone thinks?


Autonomous Drones Can Land On Moving Cars Now

Self-driving cars might be all the rage these days, but what about the poor computer-piloted drones? Well, while no-one’s been looking, they have been perfecting the aerial version of the patented Italian Job getaway.


DJI's First Flagship Store Looks Like Pure Drone Heaven

DJI, maker of drones and enabler of lawsuits, has become the most recognised drone company in the world, despite not having any actual stores. That’s all changing with the opening of its first flagship in Shenzen.


DJI Will Also Help US Drone Owners Not Screw Up

Recently, popular maker of consumer drones 3DR announced that its Solo quadrotor would be updated with a system that tells owners where they’re not allowed to fly. Now DJI, makers of the ubiquitous Phantom line, is following suite.


3DR's Solo Drone Will Help Americans Be Responsible Drone Pilots

Most UAV owners live happy, litigation-free lives. But others continue to ruin things for us, by flying over wildfires or playing chicken with airliners. A new feature for 3DR’s Solo drone will aim to change all that.


Amazon And Walmart Are Joining The US FAA's Drone Registry Taskforce

The US FAA seems to have suddenly realised every dad in America is getting a drone for Christmas. So, it’s setting up a ‘drone taskforce‘ to try and register every drone before US airspace is shut down by a million plastic quadrotors. Amazon, Google and Walmart seem to be on board.


Crooks With Drone Busted Trying To Smuggle Porn And Drugs Into Prison

Unmanned aerial vehicles often get a bum rap for being technological troublemakers, and this story ain’t gonna help: Maryland State Police say they have arrested two men who supposedly planned to smuggle contraband into a state prison using a drone.


DJI Phantom 3 Review: Stunning Video + Easier Controls = Hell Yes

DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision+ really upped the ante for a consumer-friendly all-in-one aerial photography drone. It shot solid 1080p video, and its built-in stabilised camera kept the shot super smooth. Well, the Phantom 3 is here — and while it isn’t perfect, it blows the doors off the 2 Vision+. It’s a mighty sweet birdie.


9 Misconceptions About Drones That Engineers Wish You'd Shut Up About

They’re robots. They fly. They’re watching you. And they’re increasingly found everywhere: Yup, they’re drones. You may think you know exactly what they are and what they do. You don’t.


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