Drone-makers say demand will take off in Japan

May 20, 2015

Drone-makers say demand will take off in Japan

by Kazuaki Nagata

Despite a spate of headlines showing drone users to be reckless attention-seekers or outright dangerous, the industry believes the sky is the limit for demand for unmanned copters. Representatives attending Japan’s first major industry exhibition Wednesday said they expect the market for unmanned multirotor ...

Jan 28, 2015

Operator of errant drone works for intel agency

The man who has acknowledged flying a drone onto the White House grounds works for a U.S. intelligence agency. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said Tuesday the man, still unidentified, is one of its employees. The agency says his work has nothing to do with ...

Small drone crashes at White House complex; origin unclear

Jan 27, 2015

Small drone crashes at White House complex; origin unclear

A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday, the U.S. Secret Service said. President Barack Obama was not at home and the White House said it did not pose a security threat. The crash prompted an ...