Original Luke Skywalker actor joins Ukraine’s Army of Drones effort

Ukraine’s campaign to assemble an Army of Drones to push invading Russian forces out of the country staged a PR coup Thursday by welcoming its new ambassador Mark Hamill, the actor who played the consummate defender of good against evil Star Wars hero, Luke Skywalker. Ukraine launched the Army of Drones campaign over the summer in a push to raise money […]

Drone News of the Week September 30

Read or listen to all of the headlines in one place: excerpts from the DRONELIFE drone news of the week, September 30.  Click on the titles below for the full story. Continue reading below, or listen:  Skydio Data Security Earns SOC 2 Type II Compliance Earlier this week, Skydio announced a major inclusion to its […]

Queensland’s Browns Plains without electricity after drone food delivery crashes into powerlines

Thousands of people were left without power after a food delivery drone crashed into powerlines yesterday in what has been described as a “first” by Energex.  Key points: Power was restored for most customers in 45 minutes, with 300 without power for three hours Wing, the food delivery company, says the drone crashed into powerlines as it […]

New cUAS Technology Could Protect Stadiums

Twice this week, football games in the U.S. were abruptly halted while stadium security teams attempted to deal with rogue drones over the field.  In a crowded stadium, “just shooting them down” is not only illegal and unlikely to be effectively, it’s also extremely dangerous.  DRONELIFE get the inside view on new cUAS technology that […]

Wingcopter Delivery Drones Electric Cargo Bikes

Germany, Bavaria, Foothills of the Alps, Toelzer Land, Aerial view of Sachsenkam Wingcopter Delivery Drones Improve Local Supply in Rural German Areas by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby Today, drone manufacturer Wingcopter and the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) received funding certificates for their joint project in Berlin. Known as “DroLEx – […]

M2 MacBook Air discount takes $150 off at new lows

All of today’s best deals kick off for Thursday, with Apple’s M2 MacBook Air hitting $150 off at new all-time lows from $1,049. That’s on top of a chance to outfit your 12.9-inch iPad Pro with an official Apple Smart Folio for $29 off, as well as Philips Hue HomeKit refurbished lighting sale from $19. […]

A Drone For The Rest Of Us

As anyone who’s spent Christmas morning trying to shake a quadcopter out of a tree can attest, controlling these fast moving RC vehicles can be tricky and require a bit of practice to master. [Erik] wanted to simplify this a little bit so his children and friends could race with him, and the end result […]