helicopters

Helicopter UAV Designed for Digital Photography

Helicopter UAV Designed for Digital Photography

DraganFly Innovations of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, has created a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed specifically for remote controlled digital photography and digital video streams. The helicopter is designed to self-stabilize during flight, making it much easier to control than ...

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Flying Beer Keg UAV Deploying to Iraq

Flying Beer Keg UAV Deploying to Iraq

Troops from the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the Pennsylvania National Guard will take a small gasoline-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to Iraq when they deploy in January. Nicknamed the “Flying Beer Keg,” the XM156 Class I UAV can ...

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Special Operations Gets Hummingbird UAV

Special Operations Gets Hummingbird UAV

The United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is in the process of deploying its first Boeing A160T Hummingbird unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The new UAV, developed by Boeing in conjunction with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) looks like ...

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Coast Guard New UAVs

Coast Guard New UAVs

After scrapping plans for its own vertical liftoff unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) last year, the United States Coast Guard is now making plans to use or adapt Navy, Customs, and Border Patrol UAVs for its own needs. The goal is ...

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Self Learning Helicopters

Self Learning Helicopters

Researchers at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California have developed an artificial intelligence system that enables helicopters to learn aerial tricks by watching other helicopters perform the stunts first. Their helicopters were able to replicate complex five minute routines as ...

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