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