Tag Archives: Drone Technology

Drones that perch like birds could go on much longer flights

It’s a bird! It’s a drone! Well, um, actually it’s a drone that perches like a bird. Just as a bat might cling to a wall or a bird perch on a branch to rest, drones can also take an … Continue reading

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Digital shields at British airports could prevent chaos from rogue drones

Giant virtual domes which protect runways from rogue drones could be introduced at British airports to prevent a repeat of the chaos that grounded hundreds of Christmas flights. The multi-million-pound, 30-mile-high digital shields, based on a similar principle to Israel’s … Continue reading

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Hacked drones an increasing concern as government seeks to ease restrictions

On July 4, 2017, an unmanned aerial vehicle (otherwise known as a drone) crashed through the display window of a Kate Spade boutique in Manhattan, New York. On March 23, 2017, a 19-year-old Rochester teen crashed his drone through a … Continue reading

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NASA Announces Drone Traffic Test Locations

NASA has chosen locations in Nevada and Texas to assess the safe use of drones in crowded urban environments. On February 19th, NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) project announced where it will test the fourth and final stage … Continue reading

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