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Drone Flies within 10 Feet of Seaplane’s Windshield
By Steve Crowe · 6 August, 2015 • A Seair plane was about 40 feet from touching down on a river when a drone came within 10 feet of the windshield. The four-propeller drone "turned north, towards the airport, following the near miss, before going out of sight.
DJI Phantom 3 Standard Camera Drone Simplifies Aerial Videography
By Steve Crowe · 5 August, 2015 • DJI introduced the Phantom 3 Standard camera drone, an entry-level quadcopter aimed at enthusiasts just getting started piloting and capturing video with a drone. The DJI Phantom 3 Standard comes with a built-in HD video camera that can capture 2.7k HD video at 30fps with a 94-degree lens.
Drones Near JFK Airport Spark Federal Terror Alert
By RT Staff · 4 August, 2015 • The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating four incidents in three days in New York and New Jersey where pilots reported seeing drones near their planes.
Micro-Drones Crash 90th Paris Air Show
By RT Staff · 7 July, 2015 • The thought of a single, very inexpensive $1500 micro-drone going after a $60 million Russian Su-35 had Le Bourget Field abuzz with speculation.
Florida Drone Law Clarifies Surveillance, Clouds Privacy and Free Speech
By Eugene Demaitre · 7 July, 2015 • Revisions to a Florida law prohibiting the use of drones for surveillance could have unforeseen consequences, by guaranteeing the right to privacy but discouraging journalists and encouraging lawsuits.
Apple iDrone Quadcopter Coming in 2016?
By Steve Crowe · 25 March, 2015 • A German designer has created mockups of what he thinks an Apple drone should look like. Check out the realistic design.
6 Most Unique Drones You Must Fly
By Steve Crowe · 17 March, 2015 • A roundup of out-of-the-box drones that all drone enthusiasts will want to get their hands on.
8 Award-Winning Drone Films
By Steve Crowe · 16 March, 2015 • Watch the eight winning drone films from the inaugural New York City Drone Film Festival.
Breathtaking Drone Footage of World’s Largest Cave
By Steve Crowe · 13 March, 2015 • Travel photographer Ryan Deboodt uses DJI Phantom 2 drone to capture breathtaking aerial views of Hang Son Doong in Vietnam, the world's largest known cave.
Is This the World’s Smallest Drone?
By Steve Crowe · 10 March, 2015 • The Seresroad Cheerson CX-10 mini quadcopter weighs in at just 0.42 oz and is 1.57 x 1.57 x 0.67 inch. Fly it outside at your own risk.
Crocs Drone Delivery Fails Miserably in Tokyo
By Steve Crowe · 5 March, 2015 • In a PR stunt to promote its new Norlin shoe line, Crocs attempted to use drones to deliver shoes in a pop-up store in Tokyo. However, the drones failed more often than not, even crashing into the crowd.
This Nano Drone Could Save You from a Heart Attack
By Steve Crowe · 3 March, 2015 • Researchers have developed nanometer-sized drones that deliver drugs to heal and stabilize fat deposits in arteries that could prevent heart attacks caused by atherosclerosis.
Watch a Drone’s-Eye View of Boston’s Brutal Winter
By Steve Crowe · 2 March, 2015 • A DJI Phantom 2 drone captures an aerial view of Boston, which is closing in on its all-time snowfall record of 107.6 inches.
Drones Capture Amazing Footage of Active Volcano
By Steve Crowe · 27 February, 2015 • Adventurer Sam Cossman and his team used multiple DJI Phantom 2+ Vision drones to capture spectacular footage of an active lava lake along the Ring of Fire in the Vanuatu Archipelago.
Most Americans Expect Drone Delivery Within 5 Years
By Steve Crowe · 24 February, 2015 • A new study finds 66% of American consumers think a drone will deliver a package to them within five years. Only 23% of those surveyed weren't interested in drone delivery services.

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