Category: News

Meet the Flamethrower Drone

Ever since industrial drones started making inroads into firefighting, they have largely been used to put out fires. Companies such as Lockheed Martin have developed drones that can be used to drop water on fire but a company in China has recently found a new and novel way of using drones — by using them to start fires.

Land and Air RC Toys Sale at GearBest

GearBest is currently having a sales campaign for land and air RC toys. Popular models such as the Ideafly Grasshopper F210 and FuriBee F90 are up for grabs at highly attractive discounts. Besides drones there is also a wide variety of other toys such as RC cars, excavators and accessories such as transmitters.

EHang 184 Passenger-carrying Drones May Start Operating in Dubai by July

The city of Dubai has announced plans to use EHang 184 passenger-carrying drones as an alternative form of transportation to ease traffic congestion along its roads. Mattar al-Tayer — head of Dubai’s Roads & Transportation Agency, said the drone would begin operations by July.

The Q353 is WLToys’ Latest Triphibious Drone

More than a year after the release of the Q202, WLToys has decided to take another stab at producing triphibious drones. Enter the Q353 — the company’s latest toy drone that can travel in the air, on land and on water.

GoPro Stock Takes Another Hit

Sales of GoPro drones continue to disappoint shareholders as the company missed another sales target in the last quarter of 2016. After having to recall the Karma drone during the third quarter – after having been on the market for just three weeks…

DARPA’s New Project Sidearm Can Catch Drones in Mid-air

Remember how Mr. Miyagi caught flies using chopsticks in Karate Kid and how swift and precise he was? Well, the Pentagon’s research wing — DARPA, now has an apparatus that in some ways mimics Mr. Miyagi’s fly catching skills.

Syma Unveils New X20, X21, X19 and X15 Toy Quadcopters

Syma recently unveiled a whole new range of toy quadcopters aimed at the sub-$100 price segment. The new lineup includes an update to its X9 Explorers “flying car” — the new X19W and a range of compact selfie drones.

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