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November 10th, 2015 - CNBC Reports A number of helicopter manufacturers are investing in new technology, from Bell Helicopter to Airbus, in a bid to entice more buyers in tougher economic times. Helicopter Market Focuses on Tech Pilots, what do you think?   Related Article: Unmanned Helicopters - The Future of the Agriculture Industry?   // ...

 #5 Parrot BeBop The Parrot Bebop is an entry level drone and one of the cheapest Full HD Quadcopters. The Bebop pack a 1080p 14 Megapixel Camera that Records in full hd and stabilzed the Video with Software. Unlike other Camera drones the Bebop Uses Software to Correct and Stabalize the Video in flight.  Pros: Price for stand Bebop is lower that most other drones with same Hardware. (450-500USD) Lightweight but Strong Fra...

This article was first published by Natalia Martinez on Wave3.com News: Bullitt County, Kentucky – The man who calls himself the "Drone Slayer" called a judge's decision a victory. Bullitt County Judge Rebecca Ward on Monday dismissed the case against William H. Merideth, who admitted to shooting down a drone he said was hovering over his home last July. "I think it’s credible testimony that his drone was hovering from ...

While the US military continues to develop new and awesome ways of blowing aerial drones to smithereens, not many of these systems can easily be adapted to use in the civilian realm. That's why Battelle has developed the DroneDefender, a shoulder-mounted rifle that knocks UAVs offline with a barrage of radio waves. Is this even legal? Who can own and operate the DroneDefender? Who gets to decide who can shoot down drones? Is this inten...

This article was first published by Motherboard.vice.com on October 19th, 2015: The DOT’s announcement raises all sorts of questions, few of which the agency was able to answer. It’s clear that the agency, which oversees the Federal Aviation Administration, wants to crack down on the unsafe use of drones, and it’s looking like it’s going to try to bypass as much of the traditional rulemaking process as is possib...

Do not attempt this at home. The innovative crew at Flite Test deliberately crashed a small unmanned aircraft and it immediately erupted in flames. Watch as the RC Pilot attempts to find a fire extinguisher in time to avert a total loss of the small aircraft.   // While the homeowning citizen looks for something to put a fire out with manually, the Firecopter Drone is on the job gathering resources to put out the fire on its ow...

While the US military continues to develop new and awesome ways of blowing aerial drones to smithereens, not many of these systems can easily be adapted to use in the civilian realm. That's why Battelle has developed the DroneDefender, a shoulder-mounted rifle that knocks UAVs offline with a barrage of radio waves. Is this even legal? Who can own and operate the DroneDefender? Who gets to decide who can shoot down drones? Is this inten...