California man charged with crashing drone into LAPD helicopter-Criminal case alleging unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft may be first in the nation

California man charged with crashing drone into LAPD helicopter Criminal case alleging unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft may be first in the nation By Peter Aitken | Fox News A Hollywood man who operated a drone that crashed into a police helicopter, forcing an emergency landing, is facing a federal charge. Andrew Rene Hernandez, 22, was arrested by FBI agents Thursday and […]

Hydrogen-powered VTOL drone flies for 3.5 hours

Hydrogen-powered VTOL drone flies for 3.5 hours By Ben Coxworth  November 12, 2020 A composite photo of the drone taking off from a coastguard ship VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) drones are quite versatile, as they combine the vertical flight of a helicopter with the fast and efficient forward flight of a fixed-wing airplane. This one […]

Kawasaki’s K-Racer helicopter targets high speeds with H2R motor

Kawasaki’s K-Racer helicopter targets high speeds with H2R motor By Loz Blain  November 10, 2020 Kawasaki has tested its K-Racer autonomous compound helicopter, powered by the 300-horsepower, supercharged H2R motor It’s easy to forget that Kawasaki is much more than a motorcycle company. While its famously crazy motorcycles are certainly the most visible part of the brand outside […]