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Iran Flies Drone Over U.S. Aircraft carrier

This still image made from video broadcast on Iranian State televusionFriday, Jan. 29, 2016 shows what puprports to be drone footage of a U.S. aircraf....


Google has a secretive new drone project called SkyBender (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google's drone tests in the New Mexico desert are part of a secret effort called SkyBender, according to The Guardian. They are taking place at the Sp....


Powhatan prison locked down for weeks after smuggling attempt and drone overflight

A state prison in Powhatan County has been on lockdown for more than two weeks after an attempt to smuggle a cellphone, ammunition and other contraban....


Google Maps Adds Drone Imagery - Slashdot

No, it is no different because remotely controlling a model aircraft is legal, and driving a car is legal. Indeed, riding in a model aircraft is not l....


FAA Plans to Carry Out Privacy Tests in Six Drone “Test Zones”

The FAA indicates that it plans to carry out privacy tests of drone technology as part of a “test site” program mandated by Congress, the ....


FAA won't allow Michigan to deliver game ball with unmanned drone

What will Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon think of next? Michigan hosts Utah on Saturday, and it had hoped to begin the festivities by having ....


Drone attack kills five in Pakistan

Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) At least five suspected militants were killed Monday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region border....


US unveils new 'micro-drone'

An American aviation company has unveiled a spy plane prototype that is breaking barriers in terms of size and agility. Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan report....


Dems block vote to denounce drone-killing of US citizens on US soil

Sen. Rand Paul just offered to end his filibuster and allow a vote on CIA nominee John Brennan if he could get a vote tomorrow on a non-binding resolu....