March 2018

A drone transaction turns deadly in Lawrence, Indiana as the drone seller gets shot in the head by a third party for reasons unknown. Both parties apparently knew each other and had done business before. The shooter was apprehended shortly after by a police officer who happened to be only one block away. DJI Inspire 2 Drone […]

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Wiltshire Police has been awarded status as a National Qualified Entity (NQE) by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) which gives accreditation for the Force to train and certify drone pilots for the emergency services and members of the public. Wiltshire will be the second UK police force permitted to train emergency services drone pilots, but […]

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An Israeli drone has crashed in southern Lebanon’s Bint Jbeil district, the state-run National News Agency and Israel’s army said on Saturday. The unmanned Israeli spy crashed late Friday between the villages of Baraachit and Beit Yahoun, NNA said. According to the agency, another Israeli drone later raided the area and fully destroyed the crashed […]

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Buy Photo Noble County Sheriff’s Deputies, Brandon Chordas, a drone pilot, and Deputy Shafter Baker, a chief pilot, fly a DJI Inspire 1 drone, at the Noble County Sheriff’s Office, May 11, 2017.(Photo: Michelle Pemberton/IndyStar)Buy Photo Update, 9:01 p.m.: Lawrence police have identified the victim as 41-year-old Brad McKinney, 41, of Mooresville.  McKinney has been declared […]

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Dozens of high-tech phone smugglers have been apprehended by Chinese police, who twigged to the scheme to send refurbished iPhones into the country from Hong Kong via drone — but not the way you might think. China’s Legal Daily reported the news (and Reuters noted shortly after) following a police press conference; it’s apparently the […]

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Wiltshire Police will have soon have more drone pilots. The force has been given permission to train more people to fly the eye in the sky technology. Since the unit began in May 2017 the drone unit, consisting of six pilots, has been called out more than 300 times, helping with everything from searching for […]

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CLOSE Kayakers in Piermont required a water rescue by helicopter after getting bogged down by mud July 22, 2017. Submitted video by Alex Gottlieb Unmanned drones have become increasingly popular.(Photo: John Stillwell, AP) The following originally appeared as part of lohud.com’s Crime Scene newsletter, delivered to your inbox for free every weekday. Sign up here: […]

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President Trump at Andrews Air Force Base on July 22, 2017. (AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster) Independent news is more important than ever. Sign up for The Nation Daily and get our hard-hitting journalism in your inbox every weekday. A barely noticed anniversary slid by on March 20. It’s been 15 years since the United […]

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LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A brand new form-factor in camera drones will soon be available to consumers worldwide. Meet LeveTop: the light, simple-to-use, autonomous folding camera drone that’s taking Kickstarter by storm. LeveTop’s upcoming T1 model weighs just 350 grams (.77 Lbs), boasts an impressive 20-minute flight time and beautiful sleek design, ready to take off at […]

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FLIR Systems’ noted thermal imaging sensor technology is being integrated into DJI’s Zenmuse XT2 drone camera. The XT2 is DJI’s first dual-sensor gimbal-stabilized camera for commercial drone applications.   Built for industrial and public safety applications, the camera includes both a high-definition 4K color video camera and a high-resolution radiometric thermal camera, allowing operators to […]

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The Las Vegas shooting in October of last year has caused massive ripple effects. It has fueled much of the ongoing gun-regulation discussion, the mental health conditions of potential perpetrators, and added to the conversation regarding unmanned aerial vehicles as a security element at large-scale events. Since the Route 91 Harvest festival at which Stephen […]

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A device called “the drone killer” has been approved for use in Oceanside, the first city in San Diego County to use the technology that will take down a drone. Oceanside Police officials asked for help in enforcing the airspace over the city along the coast of San Diego County. The city is near Camp […]

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