quadcopters

Death From Above

The Islamic State Conducted Hundreds of Drone Strikes in Less Than a Month

A database of 113 images collated by a military analyst proves the scale of the terror group’s drone effort.
Ben Sullivan
2.21.17
ISIS

The US Military’s Drone-Killing Planes Are Hunting ISIS’s Weaponized Quadcopters

In October, American forces in the Middle East had at least two aircraft capable of jamming radio signals used by insurgents to trigger bombs on the ground.
David Axe
11.11.16
politics

I'll Register My Drone When You Have to Register Your Gun

The apparent contrast in national priorities is disheartening.
Janus Kopfstein
12.14.15
video

Excruciating City Council Meeting Proves No One Knows Anything About Drones

Ocean City’s finest privacy advocates.
Clinton Nguyen
11.18.15
video

A Group of Drone Enthusiasts Made a Sci-Fi Film About How Great Drones Are

It’s meant to show drones as “technology that has improved human lives.”
Rachel Pick
10.16.15
video

'The Swarm' Is a Many-Rotored Drone That Can Carry the Weight of a Person

Another day, another guy messing around with stuff in his yard.
Rachel Pick
8.31.15
Stress

Wildlife Drones May Stress Animals Out, Study Says

Drones are great for studying wildlife, but we’re only starting to learn how they affect the animals they monitor.
Matt Soniak
8.13.15
machines

Proposed Legislation Will Allow Firefighters to Shoot Drones Over Wildfires

"The legislature needs to send a signal that our society simply won’t put up with this nonsense."
Emanuel Maiberg
7.22.15
videos

Watch Drone Pilots Navigate One of the First-Ever Drone Racetracks

Naturally, it's in a horse pavilion somewhere in Canada.
Rachel Pick
5.28.15
videos

Drone Inadvertently and Unwillingly Becomes a Submarine

But there’s a happy ending.
Jordan Valinsky
5.21.15
video

Watch These Drones Act Like Flying Spiders and Weave Together Structures

It’s “widening the spectrum of what’s possible” in construction.
Jordan Valinsky
4.10.15
Culture

Where Flying a Drone Gets You Questioned by the Military

In Myanmar, the Tatmadaw remains suspicious of commercial drone pilots.
Timothy McLaughlin
2.13.15