NASA puts nationwide traffic control system for drones to the test

NASA puts nationwide traffic control system for drones to the test Nick Lavars April 19, 2016 2 pictures NASA has been chipping away at its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) for some time and is now putting the system to the test. View gallery (2 images) If even half of the businesses hankering […]

ISIS is expanding the reach and sophistication of its drone fleet

Matthew L. Schehl, Marine Corps Times 5:03 a.m. EDT April 17, 2016 (Photo: U.S. Central Command) With either expert marksmanship or great luck, an Iraqi soldier apparently shot down an Islamic State drone this past week. The terror group’s drone fleet, if you will, contains nothing even remotely so sophisticated — or lethal — as an […]

Drone racing to hit ESPN this year

Drone racing to hit ESPN this year Nick Lavars April 14, 2016 The rocketing popularity of drone racing is in large part due to the first-person viewing experience (Credit: IDRA). View gallery (8 images) With a number of semi-professional leagues popping up around the world, drone racing has teetered on the edge of mainstream sport […]