drone : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (especially honeybees) whose sole function is to mate with the queen
- n an unchanging intonation
- n someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
- n an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
- n a pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
- v make a monotonous low dull sound
- v talk in a monotonous voice
- Technicians stand next to a Heron drone to be used in a surveillance demonstration related to El Salvador's anti-drug operations, at the second military air base in Comalapa, on .
- The UAV, or drone a wide-winged, blue-gray plane aptly called the Heron, which can stay quietly airborne for more than 20 hours and stream high-fidelity, real-time video from .
- Al-Qaeda operatives and Taliban fighters like Abu Omar are the target of the CIA's drone campaign.
News & Articles
- Drone athleticism: astounding new quadrotor control, and beyond
New control techniques for drones now let them perform aerial acrobatics faster than the eye can follow. When combined with gesture based control, multidrone formations can be tamed with the wave of an arm. The standard quadrotor is still the chosen form-factor for the all-purpose drone, but as their flightspeeds enter the regime where aerodynamic effects begin to dominate, hybrid wing designs ...
June 14, 2013 - ExtremeTech
- The Best Investments for the Coming Drone Craze
The Best Investments for the Coming Drone Craze
June 14, 2013 - The Motley Fool
- Drone Nation
By 2025 the drone industry will employ 100,000 people and be worth $82 billion global ly, according to the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. That’s impressive considering that the Federal Aviation Administration has effectively grounded the commercial drone business in the U.S. for at least another two years while it studies the impact on safety and personal privacy of ...
June 13, 2013 - Zero Hedge
- Asif Ali Zardari in BBC News
Continuing drone attacks on our territory, which result in loss of precious lives and property, are counter-productive and difficult to explain by a democratically-elected government,President Zardari said.
- John McCain in AFP
The drone strikes are part of an overall set of tactics which make up the strategy for victory and they have been very effective,McCain told reporters during a brief trip to Afghanistan.
- Marc Garlasco in BBC News
Drone operators can clearly see their targets on the ground and also divert their missiles after launch,said Marc Garlasco, senior military analyst at Human Rights Watch and co-author of the report. "Given these capabilities, Israel needs...