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Donuts in Flight in First US-Approved Drone Delivery

(Phys.org) – With a chicken sandwich, hot coffee and donuts, aviation history was made Friday. These were among the items in the first drone delivery on US soil approved by

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Amazon Gets Permission from UK to Explore Drone Deliveries

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has entered into a partnership with the British government to speed up the process for allowing small drones to makes deliveries. The

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Drone Swarm Can be Fired From Ship or Plane

(Reuters) – A swarm of disposable drones that can be fired from a ship or plane to help perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions has gone on display at the

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Growing Military Drones in Chemical Vats

(Reuters) – Growing military drones in chemical vats could be a possibility this century, according to BAE Systems. Ben Gruber reports. Years from now, British aerospace company BAE Systems envisions

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Bat Wings Inspire New Breed of Drone

(Reuters) – Researchers design a new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) using membrane wings inspired by bats, which they say has improved aerodynamics and can fly for longer. Matthew

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Not This 4th of July, But A Cool 4th Anyway

Drone footage done right – flying a DJI Phantom 2 through exploding fireworks and filming with a GoPro Hero 3.  Ka-BOOM!

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Airbus Wants to Replace Satellites With High-Flying Drones

(WIRED) – When Sputnik 1 reached low Earth orbit in 1957, it did more than kick-start America’s space program and send American schoolchildren scurrying for cover under their desks. It

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British Drone-Freezing Ray Gets US Airports Trial

(BBC) – A UK-developed system capable of jamming signals to small drones is to be trialled by the US aviation authority. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding efforts to

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Call to Minimize Drone Impact on Wildlife

(SPACE WAR)  – University of Adelaide environmental researchers have called for a ‘code of best practice’ in using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for wildlife monitoring and protection, and other biological

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These Anti-Drone Guns Are The Future of Messing With Your Neighbors

(GIZMODO) With the rise of consumer drones, everyone from the US military to Border Patrol are stocking up on anti-drone guns. And the Navy Times has a new video of the

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