The general public are constantly being told that drones are spying on them or they are dangerous. Well the Dutch National Police have come up with to make people feel safe, they are training eagles to take down drones for you.
There of course are other ways of taking these pesky drone out of the sky, we have seen them get chased away by Police Helicopters or by an even bigger drone capture it with a giant net. These ways run the risk of having the drone go completely out of control crashing into a basket of cute kittens or the like.> See the Eagle in action on the Next Page<
Whether you are into it or not Drone racing is here to stay and it’s get colourful. The latest event put on by XDC or Xtreme Drone Circuit was a crazy neon course and it was held at Zappos HQ in where else but the home of twinkling lights, Las Vegas.
Sponsored by ImmersionRC Ltd. & ReadyMadeRC, this event had 2 classes, 4″ Props and Open (with max 6″ Props) and with a $10,000 worth of podium prizes the future is looking of drone racing is looking very “bright” indeed.>Footage of the XDC 2 Racing on the Next Page<
SpaceX does things differently and there Drone Ship is probably the biggest one out there. Named amusingly, “Just read the Instructions” we can’t help wondering if SpaceX has a button which makes it slowly lift off out of the water to revel something a little more like the awesome Avengers AirShip. (right)
Ok sure it doesn’t fly but it does have a real work application of being right where it’s needed for a rocket to land on. None of the landings have gone according to plan yet, so far there have been 3 failed attempts but this is, in fact, rocket science!
The last attempt was to land Falcon 9 on it after deploying the [...]
We all know what happens if you getting your fingers caught by a spinning propeller, but what happens if you want to use your drone as a kitchen appliance? Well wonder no more, thanks to Speed Motion we can now watch it chop and slice a variety of fruit, vegetables and meat in super slow motion.> Watch the DJI-cer on the Next Page<