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UK passenger plane in near miss with drone

A passenger plane has narrowly avoided being hit by a drone in what police on Thursday called an "incredibly concerning" near miss as it approached an airport in southwest England. The aircraft, carrying 62 people, was t

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Facebook's internet drone takes flight

Facebook said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude

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22 Dubai flights diverted due to drone

Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest airport for international travel, closed its airspace for 69 minutes due to unauthorised drone activity on Saturday, causing 22 flights to be diverted, aviation authorities said.

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Dubai airport shut for an hour over illegal drone activity

Dubai International Airport's airspace was closed for over an hour due to unauthorised drone activity resulting in a number of delays and flight diversions, said the emirate's airport operator. The airspace remained closed

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Drones to deliver medicines to remote areas

The UPS Foundation, set up by logistics firm UPS has partnered with Zipline, an American robotics company and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to develop a system using drones to deliver medication and vaccines across the world. Gavi, the Va

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New drone is hybrid of helicopter and plane

It can take off and land like a helicopter but is stable like a plane. A new aerial robot is taking to the Swiss skies in what its developers hope will be a game-changer for agriculture. Developed by Wingtra, a spin-off company fr

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British jet likely hit by drone at Heathrow

A British Airways passenger aircraft was hit by what most likely was a drone on Sunday as it prepared to land at Britain's Heathrow Airport, police said. The police said the pilot of the flight from Geneva had reported that he

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Dewa uses drones to increase efficiency

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is making increasing use of drone technology as part of its Sirb (Arabic for fleet) initiative, launched last year. Sirb contains a fleet of high-end drones used to support Dubai’

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Lufthansa jet, drone nearly collide over LA

The pilot of a Lufthansa passenger jumbo jet reported a drone aircraft nearly collided with the airliner on Friday on its landing approach to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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DJI launches advanced Phantom 4 drone

DJI, a leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, has launched its Phantom 4, the first consumer quadcopter camera (or drone) which uses advanced computer vision and sensing technology for professional aerial imaging. The Phantom

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