Drone World

With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can’t actually get the devices off the ground....

A Portugal-based company which makes light reconnaissance drones that can be quickly assembled and launched by hand, says it hopes to double its market size in the coming years due to...

U.S. export-control officials appear poised to ease some rules that have restricted sales of American-made military drones overseas. View original article at Wall Street Journal

The fight over rules for unmanned aircraft pits the U.S. drone industry’s two different cultures against each other: high-tech entrepreneurs versus defense giants like Boeing and Northrop Grumman. View original article...

As hurricane season enters its second week, scientists are gearing up to unleash a low-flying drone that stands to improve their ability to predict intensity, the component of a storm that...