Stories tagged: drones
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Boeing drone unit Insitu, which employs about 1,000 people in the Columbia River Gorge and about 500 elsewhere, said Tuesday it is cutting its workforce due to competitive pressures and …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
A University of Denver team is using drone images to create a 3D reconstruction of a World War II-era Japanese internment camp in southern Colorado
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus launched Tuesday in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 5:09 p.m.
Air traffic at Newark Liberty International Airport was temporarily halted early Monday evening after two drones were spotted in the area.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departing flights on Tuesday after a reported drone sighting – a development that came just three weeks after multiple reports of drone sightings caused travel …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
British police say two people were arrested early Saturday morning for suspected “criminal use of drones” in the Gatwick Airport case that has created nightmarish holiday travel delays for tens …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 7:31 p.m.
Researchers working with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will fly a drone over pygmy rabbit reintroduction sites located in Beezley Hills, Grant County and portions of the Sagebrush …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
The day may not be far off when drones will carry medicine to people in rural or remote areas, but the marketing hype around instant delivery of consumer goods looks …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
The Spokane Police Department is now authorized to use drones when investigating crimes and trying to locate missing or fleeing people after the City Council approved a resolution 5-2 Monday …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
The Spokane Police Department could soon use drones to search for missing people and reconstruct crimes, if a resolution authorizing the use of unmanned aerial vehicles passes City Council next …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Four years after starting a project to bring internet access to remote locations using internet-beaming drones, Facebook is giving up on designing its own aircraft.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
This winter, airports have more to worry about than just snowy weather and slick runways. There’s a new source of anxiety waiting under the Christmas tree: drones.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 6 a.m.
Over the next few days wildlife researchers plan to use a drone to document moose calves in northeast Washington.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Some Americans could see a lot more drones flying around their communities as the result of a Trump administration test program to increase government and commercial use of the unmanned …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
The U.S. military launched six drone strikes against Islamic State positions in Libya on Friday, months after militants were driven from safe havens there.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Iran’s state TV is reporting that the country’s elite Revolutionary Guard has targeted bases belonging to the Islamic State group in eastern Syria with drone strikes.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
The fire department’s fleet of unmanned fliers may now take aerial images of wrecks, which will eliminate the need to send investigators up in engine ladders to survey a scene.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:12 a.m.
France’s defense minister says that the French military will arm drones that are currently used for surveillance and intelligence only.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
WINDSOR, Conn. – Insurance adjusters are bringing more drones with them than ever before as they head to Texas to assess the damage from Harvey. Companies are using them on …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
High above the Persian Gulf, an Iranian drone crosses the path of American fighter jets lining up to land on the USS Nimitz.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
A man accused of flying a drone over a major Arizona wildfire posted the aerial photos on his website, authorities said Saturday, leading to his arrest for hampering firefighting efforts …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 2 p.m.
The Idaho State Police trooper in charge of a burgeoning drone program is touring the state to educate the public about how the agency is using the technology.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
If he has his way, Paul Allen will have 90,000 square miles of African territory covered with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
How to ensure privacy remains a major consideration for the Pullman Police Department, as it refines its policies and procedures for the use of aerial drones.
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday visited Djibouti to bolster ties with the tiny and impoverished African country that is home to an important base for U.S. counterterrorism forces, …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
With the number of commercial drones expected to soar into the millions in the next few years, operators whose unmanned aircraft malfunction or crash will be looking for places to …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
Technology that uses flying drones to generate electricity from the wind is getting a boost from the Germany utility EON SE, which is backing a test project that may show …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Changes could be coming to Pullman’s streets and air space, and Police Chief Gary Jenkins wants to hear what the public thinks about those changes. A Tuesday’s Pullman City Council …