June 2018

Palestinian demonstrators have downed an Israeli surveillance drone during their weekly March of Return protest in which Tel Aviv forces killed two youths and injured hundreds of people. According to RT on Saturday, the protesters were able to take down the Israeli surveillance drone which was attempting to map out their location and movements. The […]

The cannabis growing operation – which police believe could produce more than £50,000 worth of the drug – was discovered in Chapel St Leonard after a scouting mission by drone pilots. It’s the first time drone footage has helped secure a successful prosecution. … read more at: http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2018-06-30/cannabis-farmer-behind-bars-thanks-to-police-drone-footage/

The media talks endlessly about “norms,” then lionizes leftists who shatter them. John Brennan is a beneficiary of this gross hypocrisy. The more he engages in monstrously abnormal and irresponsible behavior for a former CIA director, the more the media builds him up. Imagine a former CIA director under a Democratic president calling for members […]

The Hampton police and fire departments have formed a joint drone unit to support operations for both services.  … read more at: http://www.dailypress.com/news/99626248-132.html

The drones have arrived in Hampton. And the city’s first responders have huge plans for their use. Think aerial searches for missing people, panoramic crime scene photos, battling structural fires, fatal traffic accidents or water rescues. With four sleek, mini-copters — two “Inspires” and two “ DJI Phantom 4s” — each equipped with a forward-looking […]

I’ve not been flying a drone for long and with the flight test being the next stage of getting my PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation), I’m keen to improve my drone flying skills. With this in mind on a recent trip with SanDisk and DJI, I spoke to a few expert drone pilots about some […]

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) The EVO drone has a folding body with folding propellers that make the drone easy to travel with, as well as a high-performance camera. The foldable EVO debuted by Autel Robotics in January boasts high-end specs that go head-to-head with DJI’s two most popular drones: the DJI Mavic […]

POLICE drones have been deployed 187 times in a year in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall – saving at least two lives. Director of Operations at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Adam Harrold, said Dorset, working with the Devon and Cornwall force, had set up the country’s first police drone unit in the […]

A cannabis farm was discovered after police carried out searches using a drone, Lincoln Crown Court was told today (Friday). Officers carried out a raid as a result of the evidence provided by the drone and found what was described as a professional cannabis growing operation with the potential to produce more than £50,000 worth […]

The Chula Vista Police Department (CVPD) has started using drones to help with investigations and provide better situational awareness for officers responding to calls. CVPD began developing its drone program three years ago and has been slowly rolling it out. A drone was first used in fall of 2017 to survey a canyon for a […]

Chauncey Ross Staff Writer/Web Editor Chauncey Ross represents the Gazette at the Indiana Area and Homer-Center school boards and White Township, Center Township, Homer City and Burrell Township, and is something of an Open Records, Right to Know and Sunshine Law advocate in the newsroom. … read more at: https://www.indianagazette.com/news/local/commissioners-approve-purchase-of-drone/article_acc0d278-7add-11e8-a219-b3c9537cf7f0.html