Jun 22, 2018

Rocketmine obtains BVLOS drone licence

It is SA's second drone operator to obtain the Beyond Visual Line of Sight licence, increasing its operation radius beyond 1km.

Apr 3, 2018

Russian postal drone hits wall in debut

A Russian-made drone on its way to make a first parcel delivery crashed into a wall and crumbled into pieces.

Sep 26, 2017

Dubai in bid to become first city with flying taxis

The flying taxis are meant to fly without remote control guidance and with a maximum flight duration of 30 minutes.

Aug 23, 2017

SA learners put future education to the test

School children from local Curro schools and South Korea collaborate via video-streaming to build a 3D printer and drone.

Mar 15, 2017

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'Drastic' increase in SA drone traffic

The SA Civil Aviation Authority has seen a large increase in drones and is concerned about regulation contravention.

Jan 4, 2017

Israel's 'flying car' drone moves closer to delivery

After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will get its passenger carrying drone, the Cormorant, off the ground and into the market by 2020.

Nov 14, 2016

Consumer drone business stumbles

The fledgling drone industry changes as weak consumer demand and falling prices drive start-ups to shift their focus.

Jun 29, 2016

Drones take off in local mining industry

The mining industry has become the latest industry to embrace drones, which are used for mineral exploration and tracking stockpiles.

Jun 9, 2016

Passenger drone to be tested in Nevada

A human-carrying drone has been given the legal go-ahead for testing at Nevada's FAA UAS test site.

Jun 6, 2016

Environmental drone finds and destroys pests' nests

Drone Volt's Spray Hornet drone helps destroy the Asian hornets posing an ecological threat in France and other countries.

Jun 3, 2016

FAA to test drone-jamming in airports

The US Federal Aviation Authority will trial a system for sending targeted jamming rays to drones that pose a safety hazard.

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