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September 21, 2021, 9:42 PM

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.
September 21, 2021, 9:42 PM
Students design manned drone
September 20, 2021, 9:59 PM

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.
September 20, 2021, 9:59 PM
Drone footage captures destruction from La Palma volcano
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Drone captures aftermath of Japan landside
3 months ago

Drone footage shows pollution from oil spill

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

Drone deliveries a possibility in small Irish town

The prospect of an aerial food delivery service has attracted $25 million in investments.
3 months ago
Drone deliveries a possibility in small Irish town
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Drone captures significant structure damages in Gaza
4 months 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
4 months ago
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Techbytes: Drone deliveries with a twist
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Drone captures landslide on Jurassic Coast in UK
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Drone captures massive flooding in Australia
6 months ago

Hundreds of drones put on dazzling display above Dublin

The drones were launched to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
6 months ago
Hundreds of drones put on dazzling display above Dublin
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Drone zooms through bowling alley
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Drone footage shows deserted Bogota
9 months ago

Drone footage shows major damage after earthquake in Croatia

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

Drone display illuminates Scotland sky

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

FAA releases new rules for delivery drones

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

Drone footage shows sunrise in Sydney

The sunrise at Australia's iconic Bondi Beach was captured by drone Monday.
9 months ago
Drone footage shows sunrise in Sydney
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Drone captures Christmas village in China
10 months ago

Cow herders use drones to boost efficiency

The buzz of drones has replaced dogs and bullwhips on an Israeli ranch.
10 months ago
Cow herders use drones to boost efficiency
1 year ago

Drone footage shows gigantic floating hands

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

Drone footage reveals ancient cat etched into hillside

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

Drone flies over ship graveyard

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

Drone flies over giant human chain

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

Drone footage captures changing leaves

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

Drone video shows flooded Dakar

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

Drone video shows aftermath of wildfires around Chernobyl

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

Drone films deserted Magic Mountain in Los Angeles

Many theme parks closed across the country in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
1 year 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
2 years ago

Fleet of mystery drones reported by residents

The first sightings were reported in Colorado and Nebraska; the Air Force told ABC News that the drones did not belong to them.
2 years ago
Fleet of mystery drones reported by residents
2 years ago

Texas police use drone to nab burglary suspect

It used to be that police departments needed to have a helicopter to locate fleeing suspects from the air -- but drone technology is changing that.
2 years ago
Police use drone to nab burglary suspect
2 years ago

UPS launches drone delivery in North Carolina

The company says it was able to deliver CVS prescriptions to customers at a retirement community, helping those with limited mobility.
2 years ago
UPS launches drone delivery in North Carolina
2 years ago

Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town

A Google affiliate has started delivering packages with drones in a test being run in a Virginia town
2 years ago
2 years ago

UPS certified to start drone deliveries

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration gave the green light for UPS to start delivering packages via drones.
2 years ago
UPS certified to start drone deliveries
2 years ago

FAA awards UPS certification to start package delivery via drones

The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration gave the green light for UPS to start delivering packages via drones.
2 years ago
UPS certified to start drone deliveries
2 years ago

Drone video captures 2 sharks interacting near Chatham

The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy has reported 11 shark sightings off Cape Cod in 48 hours.
2 years ago
Drone video captures 2 sharks interacting near Chatham
2 years ago

Drone sighting closes Frankfurt airport for an hour

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.
2 years ago
Drone sighting closes Frankfurt airport for an hour
3 years ago

Drone sighting halts flights at Ireland's Dublin Airport

Flights to and from Dublin Airport in Ireland have been halted after a drone was spotted over the airfield
3 years ago
3 years ago

'Missed the drone by about 30 feet': Operations resume at Newark Airport after drone activity, FAA says

Two reports of a drone seen flying about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, New Jersey, caused a ground stop at Newark Airport, according to the FAA.
3 years ago
Operations resume at Newark Airport after drone activity causes ground stop
3 years ago

Group stop ordered at Newark Airport due to drones

Two drones were seen above Teterboro Airport in Bergen, New Jersey.
3 years ago
Group stop ordered at Newark Airport due to drones
3 years ago

Drone captures California man surfing with dolphins

Alden Blair told ABC station KABC-TV that the moment was like his late grandmother talking to him on her birthday.
3 years ago
Drone captures man surfing with dolphins