Canada adopts strict rules for drone flights

It’s Canada’s turn to implement rules for drone flights, and those in the pipeline could make the American approach seem lenient. Transport Canada has adopted new regulations that will require the registration of any drone weighing between 250g and 25kg (0.55lbs to 55lbs), and would-be pilots will have to be at least 14 years old […]

Haunting drone footage captures extent of Magnitogorsk tragedy (VIDEO)

The aftermath of the tragic house collapse that saw at least 31 people lose their lives has been captured in startling drone footage, as rescue workers scramble to find survivors. The devastating gas explosion rendered the 10-story residential building in Russia’s Urals to rubble on New Years Eve morning. Also on rt.com 31 bodies pulled […]

Police make 2 arrests in connection with Gatwick airport drone shutdown

Police in Sussex, UK, have arrested two individuals believed to be involved in bringing London’s Gatwick airport to a standstill for over 24 hours. Police said that the two alleged perpetrators were arrested as part of an investigation into the criminal use of drones just after 10 pm on Friday, without elaborating on their role […]

I’ll be drone for Christmas: London airport closed for day by drone harassment

Enlarge / LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 20: A Police helicopter flies over Gatwick Airport as they search for the Drone operator causing closure of the airport on December 20, 2018. (credit: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images) In what appears to be the first intentional use of drones to disrupt civil aviation, continued sightings of two […]

Gatwick Airport flights latest news update as planes GROUNDED by drone security breach

Gatwick Airport flights have all been grounded since last night when drones were spotted illegally flying over the airfield. The major security alert resulted in outbound flights being diverted and incoming planes diverted. They will remain disrupted for a further 24 hours, the hub has said. Passengers have been advised against travelling to the airport without checking the […]

Drone shatters passenger jet’s nosecone & radar during landing (PHOTOS)

Published time: 13 Dec, 2018 22:42 A drone has collided with a passenger airplane in Mexico, mauling its nosecone and radome as the jet was attempting to land in Tijuana, Mexico. The crew had to request assistance to land the crippled aircraft. An Aeromexico Boeing 737-800 collided with the remote-controlled craft while approaching the airport […]

DRONE VIDEO reveals deadly aftermath of Turkish train crash

Drone footage published by Ruptly reveals the shocking aftermath of a deadly train crash in Ankara, Turkey. The video shows how one of the wagons of the derailed train crashed into the station platform. A collapsed overpass – as well as evidence of a collision with another train – is also visible, adding to the […]

Boeing’s solar-powered climate research drone takes flight in 2019

Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing that specializes in unmanned aerial vehicles, is gearing up to launch a solar-powered autonomous aircraft. The vehicle, called Odysseus, is designed for persistent flight at high-altitudes and will be used to perform climate and atmospheric research. Its first voyage is scheduled for the spring of 2019. According to […]