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June 5, 2022, 9:27 PM

Drone show for Platinum Jubilee celebration

To wrap up another day of celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, drones lit up over Buckingham Palace, forming the Union Flag and a corgi playing with a bone.
June 5, 2022, 9:27 PM
Drone show for Platinum Jubilee celebration
2 months ago

DJI halts Russia, Ukraine business to prevent drone misuse

Drone company DJI Technology Co has temporarily suspended business activities in Russia and Ukraine to ensure its products are not used during the hostilities in a rare example of a Chinese company publicly withdrawing from Russia due to the war
2 months ago
DJI halts Russia, Ukraine business to prevent drone misuse
2 months ago

US drone company Zipline starts delivering medicine in Japan

Zipline, an American company that specializes in using autonomously flying drones to deliver medical supplies, has taken off in Japan
2 months ago
US drone company Zipline starts delivering medicine in Japan
3 months ago

Drone footage shows destruction in Mariupol

Drone footage shows how the landscape of Ukraine's port city of Mariupol has been transformed into a nightmarish scene, with residential buildings battered after weeks of Russian bombardment.
3 months ago
Drone footage shows destruction in Mariupol
3 months ago

Drone footage shows tornado destruction in Louisiana

A deadly tornado roared through Arabi, Louisiana, leaving dozens of structures destroyed in the area.
3 months ago
Drone footage shows tornado destruction in Louisiana
5 months ago

UAE bans flying of recreational drones after fatal attack

The United Arab Emirates has banned the flying of drones in the country for recreation after Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed a fatal drone attack on an oil facility and major airport in the country
5 months ago
UAE bans flying of recreational drones after fatal attack
6 months ago

Drone captures river flooding in Washington state

Floodwaters from the Chehalis River halted traffic on roadways in Centralia, Washington.
6 months ago
Drone captures river flooding in Washington state
6 months ago

Drones targeting US troops shot down over Iraq

Infrared footage shows explosive-laden drones being shot down by Iraq's air defenses as they approached an air base that hosts U.S. troops near Baghdad.
6 months ago
Drones targeting US troops shot down over Iraq
8 months ago

Police attach knife to drone to rescue bird stuck on wire

Police in Peru attached a knife to a drone to help free a pigeon that neighbors said had been stuck for more than 12 hours.
8 months ago
Police attach knife to drone to rescue bird stuck on wire
8 months ago

Drone footage shows lava rolling down La Palma volcano

Drone footage shows huge blocks of red, hot lava rolling down La Palma volcano.
8 months ago
Drone footage shows lava rolling down La Palma volcano
8 months ago

Drones drop food for dogs trapped by lava

Help from above: Drones dropped food for dogs trapped by lava as La Palma volcano in Spain erupts.
8 months ago
Drones drop food for dogs trapped by lava
9 months ago

Drone footage captures dramatic lava flow

Spectacular drone footage captures lava streaming from the volcano in La Palma, Spain and spilling into the ocean.
9 months ago
Drone footage captures dramatic lava flow
9 months ago

Students design manned drone

Students created a prototype drone -- complete with a school chair for the pilot's seat -- which is currently capable of carrying one person, but they hope will be able to carry passengers.
9 months ago
Students design manned drone
9 months ago

Drone footage captures destruction from La Palma volcano

Drone video shows lava flowing into fields and inhabited areas of Spain's La Palma island, where a volcanic explosion destroyed at least 100 homes.
9 months ago
Drone footage captures destruction from La Palma volcano
1 year ago

Drone captures aftermath of Japan landside

At least two people were killed and about 20 were missing after a landslide swept away homes and cars in a resort town southwest of Tokyo, NHK reported.
1 year ago
Drone captures aftermath of Japan landside
1 year ago

Drone footage shows pollution from oil spill

Drone footage shows a beach in Taiwan covered in oil which leaked from a pipeline.
1 year ago
Drone footage shows pollution from oil spill
1 year ago

Drone deliveries a possibility in small Irish town

The prospect of an aerial food delivery service has attracted $25 million in investments.
1 year ago
Drone deliveries a possibility in small Irish town
1 year ago

Drone captures significant structure damages in Gaza

More than 1,000 buildings, schools, hospitals and businesses were destroyed by devastating airstrikes. A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas went into effect on May 21.
1 year ago
Drone captures significant structure damages in Gaza
1 year ago

Drone video shows endangered whales appearing to embrace

Drone video of two critically endangered North Atlantic right whales swimming in Cape Cod Bay shows the animals appearing to embrace one another with their flippers
1 year ago
1 year ago

Techbytes: Drone deliveries with a twist

Plus, British marines test out a new jet suit and a proposed new floor design for Rome's Colosseum.
1 year ago
Techbytes: Drone deliveries with a twist
1 year ago

Drone captures landslide on Jurassic Coast in UK

Some 4,000 tons of earth along the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England, collapsed onto the beach below.
1 year ago
Drone captures landslide on Jurassic Coast in UK
1 year ago

Drone captures massive flooding in Australia

A drone recorded extensive flooding in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, as parts of Australia faced torrential rainfall.
1 year ago
Drone captures massive flooding in Australia
1 year ago

Hundreds of drones put on dazzling display above Dublin

The drones were launched to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
1 year ago
Hundreds of drones put on dazzling display above Dublin
1 year ago

Drone zooms through bowling alley

A viral video shows a drone flying around a Minnesota bowling alley, with the pilot navigating through some very tight spaces.
1 year ago
Drone zooms through bowling alley
1 year ago

Drone footage shows deserted Bogota

Drone footage showed Colombia's biggest city free of people as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
1 year ago
Drone footage shows deserted Bogota
1 year ago

Drone footage shows major damage after earthquake in Croatia

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake flattened houses and destroyed roofs in a Croatian village.
1 year ago
 Drone footage shows major damage after earthquake in Croatia
1 year ago

Drone display illuminates Scotland sky

A drone display lit up the sky as part of Edinburgh's Hogmanay festival celebrating the new year.
1 year ago
Drone display illuminates Scotland sky
2 years ago

FAA releases new rules for delivery drones

Delivery drones must now identify themselves through a government tracking system.
2 years ago
FAA releases new rules for delivery drones
2 years ago

Drone footage shows sunrise in Sydney

The sunrise at Australia's iconic Bondi Beach was captured by drone Monday.
2 years ago
Drone footage shows sunrise in Sydney
2 years ago

Drone captures Christmas village in China

Located on the outskirts of Mohe in China's Heilongjiang province, Santa Claus performers and snow sculptures make the Christmas village a winter wonderland for visitors.
2 years ago
Drone captures Christmas village in China
2 years ago

Cow herders use drones to boost efficiency

The buzz of drones has replaced dogs and bullwhips on an Israeli ranch.
2 years ago
Cow herders use drones to boost efficiency
2 years ago

Drone footage shows gigantic floating hands

A spray-painted "human chain" was displayed in Istanbul by a French artist.
2 years ago
Drone footage shows gigantic floating hands
2 years ago

Drone footage reveals ancient cat etched into hillside

Archeologists recently revealed the figure, located in a southern Peru desert.
2 years ago
Drone footage reveals ancient cat etched into hillside
2 years ago

Drone flies over ship graveyard

Cruise ships are being dismantled for scrap metal sales after the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 years ago
Drone flies over ship graveyard
2 years ago

Drone flies over giant human chain

French land artist Saype presented artwork featuring interlocked hands across the world to encourage humanity and equality.
2 years ago
Drone flies over giant human chain
2 years ago

Drone footage captures changing leaves

Trees begin to show a beautiful array of colors as the first day of fall approaches.
2 years ago
Drone footage captures changing leaves
2 years ago

Drone video shows flooded Dakar

Suburbs outside Dakar remained under water on Tuesday, three days after exceptional rainfall.
2 years ago
Drone video shows flooded Dakar
2 years ago

Drone video shows aftermath of wildfires around Chernobyl

The fires have destroyed large swaths of the area, including many tour sites.
2 years ago
Drone video shows aftermath of wildfires around Chernobyl
2 years ago

Drone films deserted Magic Mountain in Los Angeles

Many theme parks closed across the country in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
2 years ago
Drone films deserted Magic Mountain in Los Angeles
2 years ago

Drone footage captures cracks and shattered ice sheets

The fractures made mesmerizing patterns stacked along the shores of freshwater Bear Lake in Utah.
2 years ago
Drone footage captures cracks and shattered ice sheets
2 years ago

Drone sighting disrupts air traffic at Madrid airport

Spanish authorities say that Madrid's international airport was closed for over an hour following the sighting of drones
2 years ago
Spain closes airspace at Madrid airport as drones reported
2 years ago

'Mystery drone' faithful undeterred by lack of evidence

The Colorado Department of Public Safety says it is scaling back its investigation into reports of unexplained drone sightings.
2 years ago
'Mystery drone' faithful undeterred by lack of evidence
2 years ago

Mystery drone investigation intensifies after close encounter with medical helicopter

The string of mysterious drone sightings in Colorado continues as an emergency helicopter reports it was almost hit by one.
2 years ago
Mystery drone investigation intensifies after close encounter with medical helicopter
2 years ago

Conspiracy theories abound despite officials' denial of drone invasion

So far, a search has uncovered zero evidence of suspicious activity.
2 years ago
Conspiracy theories abound despite officials' denial of drone invasion
2 years ago

High-tech plane joins search for mysterious drones in Colorado

The plane, intended for use in wildfires, carries sophisticated cameras.
2 years ago
High-tech plane joins search for mysterious drones
2 years ago

New task force for mysterious drone sightings

Law enforcement has started to set up a multi-agency task force to investigate drones that have been spotted since mid-December over parts of Colorado and Nebraska.
2 years ago
New task force for mysterious drone sightings
2 years ago

New drone task force investigating mysterious sightings across Colorado, Nebraska

Drone sightings in Colorado and Nebraska have so far been unexplained.
2 years ago
New drone task force investigating mysterious sightings
2 years ago

Fleets of drones reported for days in the skies over Colorado and Nebraska

Swarms of drones buzzing overhead and no one knows where they're coming from.
2 years ago
Fleets of drones reported for days in the skies over Colorado and Nebraska
2 years ago

Authorities investigating multiple drone sightings in 2 states

The drones have been seen flying in groups and at night, and investigators have no idea why and the sightings have made residents nervous.
2 years ago
Authorities investigating multiple drone sightings in 2 states
2 years ago

Mystery drones flying over northeastern Colorado

The first sighting was on Dec. 17.
2 years ago
Residents concerned after mysterious drones seen flying over northeastern Colorado