UK Drones

Drone Manufactures Grapple With Patchwork of Regulations

Tom Grundy | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Tech
Tom Grundy

The world's largest civilian drone manufacturer is responding to an increasing tide of regulation as countries consider legislation to control the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles.

The Human Cost of Drones - A Review of 'Sudden Justice' by Chris Woods

Clive Stafford Smith | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK
Clive Stafford Smith

Woods' book is the first significant, and valuable, contribution to the literature on drones to date. However, the Drone Age has only just dawned, and his work must provoke far more debate than we have seen.

This Drone Save is The Most Epic Catch In The History Of Everything

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Tech

Cast your mind back to last year when this chap pulled off one of the most epic drone saves ever. Well, impressive as it was, he's been thoroughly ...

The US Navy's 'UFO' Drone Is Heading To A Museum

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Tech

The US Navy really wants a flying stealth drone. To that end the organisation has been developing a number of prototypes, the most prominent of which ...

The US Navy Is Building A Swarm Of Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Tech

The US Navy is beginning to build up quite the arsenal of terrifying weapons. Not content with a laser that can melt ships, or a railgun that can fire...

Mischievous Monkey Takes Down Drone Flying In Zoo Enclosure

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Tech

A cheeky chimpanzee has been filmed knocking a drone out of the sky as it filmed him and his pals in an enclosure at Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands. ...

India's Police Will Use Pepper-Spraying Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Tech

The Lucknow Police force has confirmed that it will be introducing a number of drones equipped with pepper spray as a 'safer' alternative to current c...

Watch Intel's CEO Control An Army Of Robotic Spiders With A Wristband

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Tech

Intel's CEO might be the coolest Bond villain without even realising it. Brian Krzanich secured his place at the head of "Spectre" when he showed off ...

What Will Happen When Facebook Controls the Internet?

Thomas Church | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Church

Facebook has successfully tested solar powered drones that will connect over a billion people to the Internet. The company will become the gateway keeper to the web, a company that both creates the pipes and controls what flows through them.

Is This The World's First 'Sheep Drone'?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Tech

The iconic pairing of sheepdog and farmer is something that goes back hundreds of years, however Irish farmer Paul Brennan knows that just as many oth...

No, You Can't Film Football Matches With Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

A drone operator in the UK has been arrested accused of recording Premier League football matches — and breaking rules about flying unmanned vehicle...

Photographer Captures Incredible Drone Footage Of The World's Largest Cave

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

A photographer has released stunning drone footage of the world's largest cave, located in Vietnam. Ryan Deboodt shot the video in Hang Son Doong c...

Russia's New Military Drone Is A Floating Tank

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Russia has a new drone, and if these first images are anything to go on, then it's not one you'll want to mess with. Created by the United Engineer...

'UFO' Caught By Drone Moving At 'Supersonic' Speed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Tech

A drone pilot has captured a 'UFO' moving at incredible speed over the Silicon Valley in California. The DJI Inspire 1 was able to capture the fast-mo...

In Japan Shoes Are Delivered By Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

Crocs aren't for everyone, but getting your stuff delivered by drone? That's surely something we can all get behind. Well now the durable footwear ...

Why Super Volcanoes Are Actually A Good News Story

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Tech

After nearly 40 minutes of discussing super volcanoes with one of the world's most learned experts on the subject you're left with the overwhe...

Someone Built A TIE Fighter Drone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Tech

Drones are awesome; this we already knew. But when you construct a cool-looking plastic shell drawn from popular culture to fit around that drone? ...

Journalists Arrested For Flying Drones While Reporting On Illegal Flying Of Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Three Al Jazeera journalists have been arrested for allegedly flying drones in Paris at night while filming a report about several drone sightings nea...

Mysterious Night Drone Sightings Put Paris Police On High Alert

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK

A series of unexplained drone sightings near landmarks in the French capital have police officers baffled. Five mystery flights were spotted on Tue...

You Can Fly This Drone With Your Brain

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

A company has developed a technology which allows you to fly a drone using nothing but brainwaves. Portugal-based Tekever have taken EEG technology...

Remote Warfare - The Latest (failing) Phase of Counter Terrorism

Jon Moran | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK
Jon Moran

The reasoning behind these tactics they are not working. They are what military thinker Gian Gentile calls a strategy of tactics, the use of weapons and techniques because they seem to work rather than because they fit any larger long term plan.

Roll Up! Roll Up! It's The World's First Drone Circus!

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Tech

We now live in a world with a circus performed entirely with drones. 'Air 2015’, coming to Amsterdam later this year, will use highly specced un...

Dronies Are The New Selfies

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Tech

The craze of taking a drone selfie or 'dronie' can go one of two ways, it'll either look showy or it'll look incredible. Alex Chacon falls into the...

This Drone Can Make The Kessel Run In Less Than 12 Parsecs

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

One Star Wars fan has finally taken the step that we all knew was coming, they've built a Millennium Falcon drone. Olivier C lovingly built the Mi...

Insane Tech Facts About The Super Bowl

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Tech

You might have heard that Super Bowl XLIX* is a drone-free game. What you might not realise is quite how drone free. The drone restriction zone ...