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Missing woman search embroiled in drone fight

Missing woman search embroiled in drone fight
By Justin Peligri CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) —Charlottesville, Virginia, residents could see one of the region’s biggest political footballs flying overhead this week: a drone. The use of an unmanned aircraft was approved Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration to help…

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Man allegedly shoots down neighbor’s drone with shotgun

Man allegedly shoots down neighbor’s drone with shotgun
By Mike Flacy Detailed by police officers along the New Jersey shore, 32-year-old waiter Russell J. Percenti was arrested last week for allegedly firing a shotgun at an aerial remote control “helicopter” drone flying in the vicinity of his home. According to the…

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Next generation eye in the sky takes flight

Next generation eye in the sky takes flight
The Ministry of Defence has announced that the Army’s next generation of Unmanned Air System (UAS) – Watchkeeper – is now fully operational in Afghanistan. This new capability is providing force protection for British troops as they prepare to draw…

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Drone activity grows, increasing scrutiny of use

Drone activity grows, increasing scrutiny of use
By Chris Kent | The Breeze The average citizen will soon be able to accomplish the difficult task of taking aerial photographs. Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones, are slowly being integrated into our society. However, as the drones become more…

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Cops suspect that alleged thieves monitored them with a drone

Cops suspect that alleged thieves monitored them with a drone
by David Kravets Pennsylvania authorities suspect that two men accused of stealing mobile phones were monitoring law enforcement. Local media reported Tuesday that when they were arrested last month, one of the two suspects was carrying a camera-equipped drone that police saw…

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