The FAA had barred search-and-rescue volunteer Gene Robinson from flying this five-pound Spectra styrofoam drone to find the missing. mahapix studio New documents released by the Federal Aviation Administration show that there are now more entities than ever that have been granted permission to fly drones—from military grade models all the way down to an inexpensive hobbyist drones. According to the June 2014 list that was released this month to MuckRock and published this week by Motherboard under a Freedom of Information Act request, there are now over…

Sorry, hawkDrones are not food. While piloting his Phantom FC40 quadcopter around Magazine Beach Park in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Wednesday, Christopher Schmidt had a small run-in with an angry hawk Schmidt’s Phantom was equipped with a GoPro camera, which recorded the bird attack. You can see the drone falling to the ground moments after. According to the video’s descriptions, the hawk quickly retreated after the attack. Neither hawk nor drone were harmed in the making of this viral video View original article at Mashable

Wildlife 1, Technology 0. A Massachusetts man was filming his drone flying above a park when the attached GoPro captured an angry hawk dive-bombing the quadcopter and ultimately knocking it out of the sky. The post Hawk takes out quadcopter drone, reclaims the sky appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

The latest drone video showing how work’s going on Apple’s futuristic-looking ‘spaceship’ campus reveals a busier construction site with the foundations more or less complete. The site is expected to be ready for the tech firm’s workers in 2016. The post Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus coming along nicely, latest drone video shows appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

If you’ve ever wanted to fit a flying camera-equipped drone into your pocket so you can take it with you for the day, we won’t ask why – just know that Anura is a name you’ll want to remember. The post Anura is a pocket-sized flying camera drone you can take with you wherever you go appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends