Five cities selected to develop future of drone operations

Southampton City Council also participates in the EPSRC Future Cities project from a drone perspective; and the Airstart project with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) investigating safe routine operation of small UAS’ Beyond Visual Line of …

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British Navy Warship Tests a 3-D-Printed Drone at Sea

The successful launch of a 3-D-printed drone from a ship shows a possible route to cheaper autonomous aircraft. On Tuesday this week, the Royal Navy ship HMS Mersey launched something unusual from its gun deck off England’s southern coast—a cheap drone made using a 3-D printer.

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Spurious Drones Buzzing Around Spanish Royal Palace

jones_supa writes: A series of unmanned aircrafts have been spotted in the restricted airspace above the residence of Spain’s royal family. Staff at the Zarzuela Palace has reported seeing the drones flying over several nights, promoting concerns from the Royal Guard, the security force in charge of protecting Spain’s royal family. The aircraft have been spotted in restricted airspace over the …

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