A passenger plane collided with a drone in the skies over Quebec City in Canada in the first reported incident of its kind in the country. The plane suffered minor damage and landed safely, and no injuries were reported. The post Drone collision: Canadian passenger plane suffers damage after direct hit appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Who says you can’t relive Top Gun in your own backyard? Certainly not the makers of the Rockee, a new Indiegogo project heralded as the “most enjoyable DIY athletic battle drone” on the market. The post Play aerial laser tag with your friends with the Rockee FPV drone appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Up until now, Marvel Comics only had one arms manufacturer in its roster of superheroes: Tony Stark, better known as Iron Man. Now, it has two. On Friday, Marvel announced that the company is “joining forces” with Northrop Grumman, manufacturer of the Global Hawk surveillance drone and the fifth-largest arms manufacturer in the world. The company has already released a comic book starring a new team of heroes who work for Northrop Grumman, called Northrop Grumman Elite Nexus, or N.G View original article at Motherboard

Researchers at the U.K.’s Imperial College London have developed a web-shooting drone called SpiderMAV which fires webs for extra stability. Peter Parker has presumably already placed a pre-order! The post Amazing SpiderMAV drone fires off webs to gain added stability appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

DJI is seeking to please enterprise and government customers with the launch of a new privacy mode for flights during “sensitive operations.” The mode stops the drone app from sending or receiving any data over the internet. The post DJI now lets drone pilots fly with more privacy during ‘sensitive’ operations appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends