Parrot is no stranger to the world of consumer drones. It’s produced various quad-rotor aircraft over the years, but now it has created a new drone that offers the best features of helicopters […] View original article at Geek

Electric companies are wasting no time taking advantage of FAA rules allowing (limited) drone inspections of power lines.         View original article at USA Today

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Defence Ministry on Tuesday informed lawmakers that its plan to lease armed Heron TP drones from Israel Aerospace Industries [ISRAI.UL] will be delayed by months given a fresh legal challenge filed by U.S. weapons maker General Atomics. View original article at Reuters

For drone maker Parrot, X marks the newest spot. That is to say, the newest minidrone to come out of the French company is the Parrot Swing, a sort of hybrid quadcopter that can take off vertically, but can fly horizontally. The post The Parrot Swing is a minidrone that is part quadcopter, part plane appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

One of Australia’s best-known landmarks, Uluru, has been filmed from a new perspective. View original article at BBC World News

New rules for the commercial operation of drones went into effect on Monday. The new framework eliminates time-consuming application procedures for businesses keen on making use of the technology, though it doesn’t help Amazon and its Prime Air plan. The post ​New drone rules have just gone into effect, but they don’t help Amazon’s Prime Air plan appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Today marks an important milestone for commercial drone usage in the U.S. as new rules by the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) have officially gone into effect View original article at TechSpot

Mark Zuckerberg is the latest tech CEO to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The Facebook founder and CEO turned up to the meeting with a unique gift for the Pontiff. The two also discussed a range of global issues. The post Mark Zuckerberg presents the Pope with a drone during Vatican meeting appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

New FAA regulations apply to commercial drones — so what do professional photographers need to do to legally operate a drone? Along with a few new rules about when and where you can fly, there’s a new testing standard in place. The post What aerial photographers need to know about FAA’s new drone laws appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Let’s Melt This started out their latest experiment as a simple unboxing video, starring a McDonalds’s Big Mac. But as all Greek tragedies go, the hero must die. When the burger gets gingerly doused in sulfuric acid, we witness its intriguing, gross, black decay. Science! Lady Gaga makes surprise appearance during Tame Impala performance Drone footage of Uluru reveals the beauty of Australia’s red centre Dude documents valiant efforts to wake pantless stranger sleeping on porch Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ is tired of buying new clothes Read more. View…