A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air.
The mixture of drones and fireworks have sparked headlines in recent weeks, with some claiming the time has come to regulate the flying crafts and ensure that they don’t interfere with the pyrotechnics.
Twitter took the selfie to new heights with the premier of its drone-mounted camera “Dronie” at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Sunday.
Drones may be flying through the skies with FAA approval for film and television purposes.
Jim Williams of the Federal Aviation Administration’s unmanned aircraft systems office acknowledged the incident Thursday at a San Francisco drone conference, citing it as an example of the risks posed by integrating drones into U.S. airspace.
A plan to celebrate hotel rooms in one of Sausalito’s most prime locations with a champagne toast delivered by drone on Tuesday was canceled due to weather conditions.
The National Park Service issued a statement Friday reminding visitors that federal regulations actually ban the use of unmanned aircraft within the park’s boundaries.
In a Craigslist posting titled “I found your stupid drone,” a noticeably disturbed San Francisco resident is asking the owner of a drone to come forward if “you want it back and/or you don’t want me to see what’s on the SD card.”
A Bay Area photographer has provided a compelling view of the huge Mission Bay fire in San Francisco shot from a drone.
Video provider Netflix recently had a little fun at the expense of rival Amazon.com with a mock commercial for drone-powered DVD home delivery service.