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The craziest hobby in Dubai is sand dune racing. These guys take it to another level, with Funco buggys producing up to 800HP. Saddle up and close your mouth, it's going to get sandy! Source: Youtube

  Clarkson University has added another Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to its Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research team. The Golden Eagle II (GE2), originally designed to be a teaching tool, will begin its life as...

  WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a dozen media organizations challenged the government’s ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday, saying the Federal Aviation Administration’s position violates First Amendment protections for news gathering. The...
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  A drone with six propellers buzzes around the inside of a giant aircraft hangar examining a plane, which has been struck by lightning. Elsewhere, engineers wearing 3D glasses carry out a thorough inspection of...
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  As electronic components plummet in price thanks to the impractical consumer-driven pace of mobile device development, it's becoming more and more realistic to talk about building robots that are cheap enough to be disposable....
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Yosemite National Park raised a few eyebrows this weekend when park officials suggested—using some pretty dubious legal framework—that flying hobby drones in the park is illegal. But the park isn’t the first to try to make...
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  PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If you were at the Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday and looked up, you might have noticed an object in the sky — an unmanned aircraft system buzzing around the site. But no,...

  After attracting controversy with legislation that would restrict the use of unmanned aircraft in Louisiana, state Sen. Dan Claitor went to the mall and put down less than $400 for a drone. Claitor showed the...

  A drone operator fighting an FAA fine of $10,000 has gotten some very important new friends.  Arguing that the FAA’s drone ban affects the “public’s First Amendment interest in the free flow of information”,...

A Little Rock, Ark., TV station is not backing off from airing footage shot from a drone, despite a warning from the Federal Aviation Administration that commercial drone photography is illegal. “This video is being...

It's hard to see when you're driving a tank, particularly when the hatch is closed for combat, but the Norwegian Armed Forces have hacked together a cool new solution using the Oculus Rift. By mounting cameras...
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Fednav pioneers the use of drones in polar shipping. In an industry breakthrough, Fednav this month became the first shipping company to employ drones, or Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV), for ice reconnaissance on a commercial...

  THE managing director of an aerial photography and surveying business says the use of drones is of benefit to the community. Chris Slee, who has recently set up ATEC-3D, says the use of light unmanned...

  If the National Park Service’s absurd interpretation of their regulations stands,individuals flying drones in national parks may face six months of imprisonment and/or a $5,000 fine.   The fine and jail time were announced today by a...

  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The second of six U.S. test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems, or drone research started operations on Monday in Alaska, surveying wildlife, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said.The University...

At night on the western edge of this capital city, Borman Marmol looked like a middle-aged toy helicopter aficionado. He leaned against his parked car, oversize remote control in hand, eyes to the sky. A...

What was once experimental is now becoming more common: Journalists and photographers are increasingly putting small commercial drones in the air to shoot photo and video. But when they do, they're on shaky legal...

  Like many new technologies, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) started with military applications and gradually found their way into civilian life. With support from investors such as Google, a new company called Skycatch has developed a UAV...

The sight of camera-equipped drones swooping through the sky may sound like something straight out of spy movies, but one Canadian film company is already making use of them behind the scenes. For the past...
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Many university professors believe students learn best by doing; in a class offered at the University of Missouri in the upcoming fall semester, students will learn by designing software applications and flying. Thirty students in...
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