If you’ve been getting a bit reckless with your drone and suspect you may be heading toward a spectacular crash, then these messy drone mishaps should help you avoid such a calamity. The post 7 drone crashes that will make you fly your bird more carefully appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

While most of today’s drones can stay airborne for around half an hour tops, Impossible Aerospace’s US-1 drone can fly for up to two hours. How did it do it? Essentially by building the machine around a larger-than-usual battery. The post This quadcopter is a ‘flying battery’ than can stay in the sky for 2 hours appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

An Italian creator has won a $20,000 prize for his unique drone ambulance design that could one day become a reality. The large autonomous flying machine would be capable of carrying a person to safety using its built-in pod. The post This autonomous drone ambulance concept won its creator a $20,000 prize appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

The age-old David and Goliath story has instilled in us one important life lesson — that bigger isn’t always better. Sometimes, the underdog, unbeknownst to everyone else, swoops in and blindsides the top dog to achieve victory, proving that small is indeed awesome. The same logic applies to the SKEYE Nano 2 Drone. Despite being significantly smaller than other drones on the market, it packs a major punch and is extremely fun to fly. Oh yeah and it’s also on sale for the tiny price of only $19…

Can’t decide between an aerial drone and an underwater drone? The Spry does a little bit of both, navigating like a helicopter, boat or even short stints like a submarine under the water. The post Flying or floating, the Spry drone wants to master both the sky and sea appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends