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Airborne Resource Center
First Drone Test Site Ready
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014. Read more.
Ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision. View Drones Legal in US, Judge Rules


Airborne News
First Drone Test Site Ready for Flights
The Draganflyer X4-ES quadcopter will be used for agricultural research starting the week of May 5, 2014.

And the Winner Is? Google, Once Again!
Titan Aerospace joins Google’s burgeoning air force

Boeing Secretly Tested Assembly Robots
Enables Boeing 777X production beyond current 100 jets annually

Has Titan Aerospace Two Suitors: Facebook and Google?
What’s at stake: solar-powered drones at 65,000 feet up that remain aloft for five years

Facebook Acquires Solar-Powered Drone Maker Ascenta
Solar-powered drones can stay in the air for months and deliver Internet access to unconnected parts of the world.

Australia Invests in Northrop Triton MQ-4C Maritime Drones
Northrop Grumman Triton MQ-4C drones to patrol Australia's oceans and borders.

KUKA Acquires ALEMA Automation
ALEMA Automation has specialized applications expertise in the field of automated drilling and riveting of aircraft components

Commercial Drones Legal in US, For Now, Judge Rules
Ruling effectively invalidates FAA's ban on the use of commercial drones. The FAA can appeal the decision.

AeroVironment Q3 Revenue Soars on Strong Drone Sales
AeroVironment third quarter revenue increased 47% to $69.2 million.

Philae, Robot Probe, to Land on Distant Comet
Probe 500 million miles from Earth nears Jupiter's orbit

Five of the Hottest Bots at CES 2014
It's stiff competition, but we've pulled top contenders from the (very impressive) pack

Honeybee Robotics to Work on Rovers for Moon Mission
Private venture, Golden Spike, enlists robotics expertise for 2020 launch

Retail Juggernaut Claims National Airspace Next Conquest
Is Amazon Prime Air a grand PR move or is Bezos onto something good?

First Northrop Grumman NATO AGS Global Hawk in Production
Contracted in 2012, the UAV is finally beginning manufacturing

U.S. Army Orders 36 Micro-Drones from Prioria Robotics
Maverics offer a more subtle solution for aerial reconnaissance





3D-Printed UAVs Complete Preliminary UK Trials

Parker Hannifin Moves Forward with Indego Exoskeleton

Modular Robotics: A Scrappy Approach to Educational Robots

Factory Robots Get STAMINA Boost

How Honeybee’s Unexpected Meeting with NASA Changed Everything