Revelations of the National Security Agency’s global spy program, together with civil strife in Ukraine has severely damaged Barack Obama’s popularity among Brazilians, Germans and Russians, a major US polling agency reported.
The Federal Aviation Administration signaled Wednesday that it is investigating whether a US congressman violated the agency’s ban on commercial drone flights when he hired a company to film his wedding using an unmanned aircraft.
A drone hybridized with an amphibious hovercraft has been presented at the Innoprom-2014 technology exhibition in Russia's Yekaterinburg. This unique UAV doesn’t need an airfield to launch, so the only alternative is a helicopter.
Internet retailer Amazon is serious about wanting to ship packages using unmanned aerial vehicles, and now the company is asking federal regulators in the United States to help make drone deliveries a reality.
US troops and advisors in Iraq with get Apache attack helicopters and spy drones to provide security for US embassy diplomats and staff as Iraq forces battle Sunni extremists linked to Al-Qaeda, according to Pentagon officials.
Government efforts to get civilian and commercial drones off the ground in the US suffer setbacks due to technical issues and coordination with defense officials. Thus a September 2015 deadline set by lawmakers will not be met.
A pizzeria in the Russian city of Syktyvkar which launched the first unmanned food delivery in the country may be fined 200,000 rubles (US$6,000) after regional aviation authorities reportedly said the restaurant broke airspace rules.