Flying a drone manually is fun, but there are some manoeuvres that are virtually impossible to fly smoothly. Circling an object or person, for example. You’d need to constantly change the balance of forward/backward and left/right inputs to fly the circle in the first place, then simultaneously keep rotating the camera by just the right amount […]

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Image: Ant Pruitt Drones and quadcopters continue to grow in popularity and become more affordable for consumers. This has provided a level playing field for aspiring photographers and videographers to get shots and angles previously unattainable without a helicopter or access to restricted areas with elevation. To help get you started with drone photography, I’ll […]

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This is the first drone released by GoPro. When it is functioning perfectly, the following things are still true: the Karma can’t autonomously follow you around. Its battery life is on the low end, and its range is much shorter than its main competitors. It doesn’t have fancy sensors to help it stabilize indoors or […]

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SINGAPORE: After five years of training and exercises, two Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) squadrons are now able to operate, maintain, and deploy an advanced surveillance drone – the Heron 1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said at a ceremony on Wednesday (Mar 15).  For the RSAF and the Singapore Armed Forces […]

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Police in a city in central China have stepped up their efforts to crack down on illegal drones, equipping policemen with devices that can disable their signals and force them to land. Officers in Wuhan in Hubei province showcased their new anti-drone “guns” for the first time on Saturday outside a stadium where a soccer […]

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1:58   The Family Behind Viral BBC Video Speaks Out 3/14/2017 12:54PM In their first interview since their children interrupted a live BBC segment on Korean affairs, college professor Robert Kelly and his wife Kim Jung-A spoke to The Wall Street Journal about the circumstances, the chaos, and the global reaction to the now-legendary video. […]

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: As senators left that hearing this morning, some weighed in on another military development. The Wall Street Journal reports that one of the Trump administration’s first acts was to authorize the CIA’s use of drones to carry out targeted strikes against suspected terrorists. The Obama administration took that ability away from the […]

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Image: Ant Pruitt Drones and quadcopters continue to grow in popularity and become more affordable for consumers. This has provided a level playing field for aspiring photographers and videographers to get shots and angles previously unattainable without a helicopter or access to restricted areas with elevation. To help get you started with drone photography, I’ll […]

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Over the weekend, police in Wuhan showed off their new toy — a drone killing gun. We’re a little fuzzy on the mechanics of this weapon, but apparently it uses radio waves to disrupt the signals transmitted to a drone flying in the air, forcing it to land. Wuhan police showed off its awesome power […]

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WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency secret new authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, U.S. officials said, changing the Obama administration’s policy of limiting the spy agency’s paramilitary role and reopening a turf war between the agency and the Pentagon. The new authority, which hadn’t been previously disclosed, represents a […]

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President Trump has given the CIA new authority to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, WSJ reports, changing the Obama administration’s policy of limiting the spy agency’s paramilitary role and reopening a turf war between it and the Pentagon. The CIA previously used drones and other intelligence resources to locate suspected terrorists, while the military […]

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