Air Force deployed mysterious drone to Afghanistan to catch terrorists planting roadside bombs

(Air Force Research Laboratory) According to the AFRL-sponsored website Launch Stories, Silver Fang is a derivative of the Silver Fox UAS originally developed by … a small drone made by Latvian manufacturer UAV Factory; Aerovironment’s RQ-12 Wasp …

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FAA to Expand Automated Drone Airspace Authorization System Tests

13. The LAANC is designed to facilitate near real-time airspace authorization request processing to allow compliance with the FAA’s Part 107 small drone regulation for UAS operations in areas managed by an air traffic facility. System feasibility …

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North Carolina Aviation Division joins FAA Drone Integration Program

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation recently applied for the FAA’s drone integration pilot program. The three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) IPP tests small drone operations in partnership with state, local and tribal …

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Drone delivers abortion meds in Poland to protest law

A pro-choice group called Women on Waves flew a small drone across a border river from Germany to Poland on Saturday to deliver abortion medication to women there, where abortions are severely restricted by Polish law The drop was successful, according to the group. Two women took the abortion-inducing pills, which the group said were prescribed by doctors in a press release distributed online …

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Meet the camera drone that follows you automatically

SAN FRANCISCO – With his hand outstretched, a small drone resting in his palm, Antoine Balaresque looks like a falconer. When he tosses the drone in the air, its propellers start spinning and a built-in camera begins recording. As Balaresque turns and walks away, the drone follows him. The self-flying Lily Camera is a new …

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