February 9, 2018

All photos: Adam Clark Estes / Gizmodo In the past couple years, you could ask a drone to be two things: good or small. But never both. The Mavic Air changes the game. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that the Mavic Air wins the game, and things will never be the […]

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File photo Drones flew too close to manned aircraft 1,200 times in 2015, according to the FAA. In 2016, that number jumped to 1,800 times. In 2017, there was an actual collision between an unmanned aircraft and a Blackhawk helicopter. That tracks with ownership trends, as the number of civilian-owned unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) registered […]

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Editor’s note: Law enforcement agencies nationwide are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – for operations as diverse as search and rescue, traffic accident reconstruction and SWAT response. PoliceOne’s special coverage series – 2018 Guide to Drones in Law Enforcement – takes an in-depth look at considerations for police departments looking to […]

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Editor’s note: Law enforcement agencies nationwide are adopting unmanned aerial systems (UAS) – also known as drones – for operations as diverse as search and rescue, traffic accident reconstruction and SWAT response. PoliceOne’s special coverage series – 2018 Guide to Drones in Law Enforcement – takes an in-depth look at considerations for police departments looking to […]

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Two notorious British ISIS members believed to be involved in the brutal torture and beheadings of Western hostages are being detained by U.S.-backed rebel forces in Syria, U.S. officials confirmed. The pair were part of a group of four ISIS members from the United Kingdom nicknamed “The Beatles” by their hostages because of their English […]

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ISLAMABAD —  An American drone attack in northwestern Pakistan is believed to have killed a high-profile militant commander along with several of his aides. Tribal sources and local Pakistani officials confirmed Friday the strike took place a day earlier near the Afghan border in North Waziristan tribal district. They said the deputy chief of the […]

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Behind the noisy aerobatic flight displays and lines of visitors ogling fighter jets and missiles on the tarmac, the future of aviation is on display in a cavernous exhibition hall at the Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest aeronautical event. And that future is drones. Among the crowds of media, military and marketing execs, there’s a drone, […]

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Two notorious British ISIS members believed to be involved in the brutal torture and beheadings of Western hostages are being detained by U.S.-backed rebel forces in Syria, U.S. officials confirmed. The pair were part of a group of four ISIS members from the United Kingdom nicknamed “The Beatles” by their hostages because of their English […]

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