UK Drones

Belgium Students Unveil Drone That Could Save Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Three students from the University of Leuven, in Belgium, have designed this unmanned aircraft, originally as part of their thesis. Its design and ...

From Drones to Building Anderson Shelters in Minecraft

Dave Wallace | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech
Dave Wallace

This is a family picture of us, but not on the beach in Cornwall or picnicking in the park. No, this is our first 'Dronie' - a pic taken by a drone. A robot-powered zoom out selfie - what's not to love?

Three-Day Search For Lost Man Fails. Drone Finds Him In 20 Minutes.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech

A drone has successfully located a man who had been missing in the American wilderness for three days. Guillermo DeVenecia was lost in the countrys...

Running Of The Bulls + GoPro = Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Running of the Bulls is a very special kind of chaos. Taking place every year thousands of people will descend on the city of Pamplona where they'...

This Fighter Jet Is Actually Three Separate Planes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

BAE has designed a plane which can 'transform' into three separate aircraft at a moment's notice, saving on fuel while allowing it to be more flexible...

You've Never Seen A Fireworks Display Like This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech

Jos Stiglingh was presented with a unique opportunity: the chance to film fireworks up close, of course no one could have predicted what Jos did next....

BAE Systems Think 3D Printers Could Make Terrifying Weapons

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK Tech

BAE Systems are placing a lot of faith in the terrifying potential for 3D printing. We've already had handguns but the aerospace firm has much gran...

This Is What Drone Pilots Really Say When They Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Tech

Flying unmanned aerial military vehicles is supposed to be easy. Like, playing an Xbox video game easy. The reality is somewhat different. Not only...

This Autumn US Students Will Be Let Loose With Drones..

The Huffington Post UK | Henry Broome | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Ordinarily we think of drones in terms of their military application but more recently developers have been assimilating the use of drones into everyd...

NASA's New Drone Is Designed To Drive Under The Ice Of Alien Moons

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa has successfully trialled of a new type of underwater drone which seems to suggest one way it might attempt to explore under the ice of Saturn's ...

Drones To Start Delivering Pizza In Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

Drones will soon fill the skies with...pizza. Russia is now the next company to start offering pizza deliveries via the air-borne quadcopters. ...

Drone-Powered, Ticketless Mega Trains? 'Sci-Fi Nonsense' Says Union

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech

The RMT transport union has dismissed proposals to fix trains with swarms of drones, install holographic telephones and install ticketless, gateless p...

£14 Million Super Yacht Goes Up In Flames, Drone Captures It All

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Tech

Oh dear. This is the moment a £14.1 million super yacht went up in flames, all caught in spectacular footage by a drone. The 112-foot boat, called...

US Global Hawk Drones Given Access To British Sovereign Airspace

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK

British sovereign airspace has been used by top secret US drones, according to the Ministry of Defence (MoD). On three occasions in the past month, an...

This Drone Can Walk Your Dog

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Tech

Drones seem to have three main uses: killing people and recording videos in the present, and delivering DVDs in the future. Add to that, 'walking y...

Iran's New Drone Saves Innocent Lives Rather Than Destroying Them

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Tech

Iran has a new drone. And it's designed to save innocent lives, not destroy them. The country's RTS Labs has designed the Pars drone to operate as ...

WATCH: The Moment An Unmanned Drone Just Barely Missed A Commercial Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

The American Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that an unmanned drone just barely missed hitting a commercial airliner in mid-air. The col...

UN To Debate Killer Robots, Because That's A Thing Now

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Tech

The United Nations is to debate the legality, necessity and usefulness of killer robots. But the informal meeting will not culminate in binding pol...

This #BringBackOurGirls Message Will Remind You Of Drone Horror

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama backed efforts to rescue more than 270 teenage girls who had been abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group last month, pos...

'UFO' Attacks Taliban Camp = Aliens Join Fight Against Terror (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK

Footage purporting to show an unidentified flying object attacking a Taliban camp has been made available online. It was published to YouTube on 5...

EasyJet Is Switching To Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Tech

EasyJet is switching to drones. But don't worry - they're not ditching their pilots just yet. They're actually just using the craft to inspect the...

An Orchestra. Of Drones. Bravo.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

There's not really much to say about this other than it's probably the best thing we've ever seen. Fact. The utter geniuses at KMel Robotics hav...

Drone Amongst Fireworks Is Multi-Coloured Awesomeness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Tech

If you don't like fireworks you don't like life - fact. They look incredible from the ground and, as it turns out, look even more spectacular filme...

How Drones Are Searching For MH70

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 has dropped out of the headlines recently, but the mission to find what remains of the doomed plane...

'Not Bug Splats': Child's Portrait Puts A Face On Drone Strikes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK

An anonymous building, an indistinguishable town, an innocent child – which would a drone strike hit? A giant portrait of a child, designed to b...