Top Gun, robot-style: Navy moves ahead on carrier-based drone program – Ars Technica


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Top Gun, robot-style: Navy moves ahead on carrier-based drone program
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Northrop Grumman won the first round of the Navy’s carrier-based drone program, providing the X-47B for the Navy’s Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) program. The X-47B has already successfully completed the majority of its …

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Drone flight near Vancouver airport attracts Transport Canada, RCMP attention – CTV News


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Drone flight near Vancouver airport attracts Transport Canada, RCMP attention
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4, 2013 by user Quadrotor Dragonfly, was filmed using a camera aboard the drone as it appears to be fly at the same altitude as a jetliner as the jetliner passes by on its way to land at the airport. “It’s pilots like these who can give the hobby a
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Civilians die in reported Yemen drone strike as weekend of attacks kills at … – Bureau of Investigative Journalism


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Civilians die in reported Yemen drone strike as weekend of attacks kills at
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At least 35 people were reportedly killed over the weekend in Yemen, as a series of air strikes hit the country, including the biggest reported drone strike of the year so far. Multiple sources including military officials and eyewitnesses described
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Arcturus unveils VTOL-capable fixed-wing UAV – Flightglobal


Arcturus unveils VTOL-capable fixed-wing UAV
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California-based unmanned air vehicle manufacturer Arcturus has unveiled quadrotor-equipped variants of its T-series aircraft, which offer vertical take-off and landing capabilities while maintaining fixed-wing flight characteristics. The Jump 15 and
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FAA announces investigation into drone flying over 4/20 rally in Denver – The Denver Channel


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FAA announces investigation into drone flying over 4/20 rally in Denver
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DENVER – The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that it is launching an official investigation around the drone that was seen flying over the 4/20 rally in Denver on Sunday. “Anyone who wants to fly an aircraft — manned or unmanned
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Yemen conflict highlighted after 55 killed in air raids and drone strikes – The Guardian


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Yemen conflict highlighted after 55 killed in air raids and drone strikes
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Reports from Sana’a and Washington confirmed the deaths in air raids and drone strikes against targets in Shabwa and Abyan provinces, a stronghold of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (Aqap). Apparent retaliation followed swiftly, with four Yemeni
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The Drones Are Coming: FAA-approved labs test UAVs for use in US skies – Fox News


The Drones Are Coming: FAA-approved labs test UAVs for use in US skies
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – At Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, a helicopter drone hovers menacingly over a robot vehicle. The vehicle tries to evade the drone, turning right and left – surging forward and backward. Like an angry wasp, the drone …
Texas A&M kicks off FAA-backed drone tests for business venturesWashington Times

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North Dakota to start first US drone flights in May – RT


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North Dakota to start first US drone flights in May
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Research drones will begin flying over North Dakota the week of May 5, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday. North Dakota is the first of six unmanned aerial systems (UAS) test sites to begin flight operations. The first flights will
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The Drones Are Coming: FAA-approved labs test UAVs for use in US skies – Fox News


The Drones Are Coming: FAA-approved labs test UAVs for use in US skies
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – At Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi, a helicopter drone hovers menacingly over a robot vehicle. The vehicle tries to evade the drone, turning right and left – surging forward and backward. Like an angry wasp, the drone …

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