Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc expects its $2-3 million unmanned “loyal wingman” combat jet to make its first flight test next week, an executive said on Thursday. View original article at Reuters

The FAA’s B4UFLY app is supposed to help drone hobbyists fly their aircraft safely, but abysmal reviews on app stores suggest it’s not working out. The good news is that the FAA has finally decided to overhaul the software. The post Drone app B4UFLY should receive a better rating in the app store soon appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Of course you want to fly your drone on vacation — exploring a new place from the sky and capturing great footage is all part of the fun of owning a quadcopter. But better make sure you check out the local drone rules first … The post How a drone flight in Myanmar landed a French tourist in jail appeared first on Digital Trends View original article at Digital Trends

Boeing has partnered with Australia’s military to develop a combat drone — almost as big as a fighter jet — to support manned aircraft on dangerous missions. The Boeing Airpower Teaming System, known […] The post Boeing Unveils ‘Wingman’ Combat Drone That Could Fly Alongside Fighter Jets appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek

A unique quadcopter that can stay in the air for up to two hours on a single charge recently helped a California SWAT team nab an armed suspect holed up inside a Denny’s restaurant. The post This unique quadcopter helped a SWAT team nab an armed suspect appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends