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Legislation holding the drone industry back in South Africa

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Restrictive UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) or drone regulations in South Africa are holding the industry back, with major reforms needed, especially in the security...

Saudi-led coalition targets Yemen sites after attempted drone attack

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A Saudi-led coalition carried out a wide operation against targets in Yemen after intercepting and destroying a drone that attempted to attack Saudi Arabia's...

Croatia’s seed-scattering drones replant forests hurt by fire

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Seed-scattering drones are crisscrossing Croatia's skies in an airborne attempt to replant remote forests damaged by fire, an initiative its backers aim to promote...

Drones pose growing threat in extremists’ hands

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In recent years, the uses for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, have multiplied across Africa. Drones have been used to fertilize...

Ten injured in 2 drone attacks at Saudi’s King Abdullah airport...

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Ten people were injured in two explosives-laden drone attacks at King Abdullah airport in the southern Saudi city of Jizan late on Friday and...

Saudi-led coalition intercepts drone attack on Abha airport – state TV

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The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it intercepted an explosives-laden drone targeting Saudi Arabia's Abha international airport, Saudi state TV reported. The...

China’s high-end military technology touted at biggest air show

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China put on an extravagant display of once-secret high-end military technology at its largest air show this week, while broadcasting its growing ambitions in...

Taliban says US drones must stop entering Afghanistan

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The Taliban on Wednesday warned of consequences if the United States did not stop flying drones over Afghan airspace. "The US has violated all international...

China unveils ‘loyal wingman’ armed drone concept

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China on Wednesday revealed a drone concept similar in mission - and appearance - to the US-made Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie as countries race to...

Greece testing drone deliveries

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Greece is testing drone delivery of medicines to isolated places in an environmentally friendly way, sending the unmanned aircraft to a 200-person village. The red...

Drone pilots graduate thanks to Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust

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The first five of ten students studying to be unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or drone) pilots have completed their Remote Pilots License (RPL), thanks...

In Indonesia, drone deliveries provide lifeline for isolating COVID patients

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A group of drone enthusiasts in Indonesia are using their aerial skills to help during the pandemic by providing a contactless medicine and food...

Ultimate Heliport briefly shut down due to illegal drone activity

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The Ultimate Heliport in the Waterfall precinct in Midrand was shut down for an hour on Monday after drones were observed flying in the...

Denel lost a Seeker 400 in a 2019 crash

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A Denel Seeker 400 crashed during a test flight in late 2019, resulting in significant damage being sustained to the airframe. Photos recently emerged on...

UAV Industries hired to inspect and quantify fire damage at UCT...

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Following the devastating mountain blaze that raged through the University of Cape Town (UCT) campus and surrounding areas, insurance companies have sought the assistance...

Explosives-laden drone targets US forces at Iraq’s Erbil airport

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A drone dropped explosives near US forces stationed at Erbil airport in northern Iraq late on Wednesday, Kurdish officials said, with no immediate reports...

Kenyan drone academy founder hopes to help aspiring pilots soar

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In 2017, Nairobi-based producer Tony Mwangi headed to South Africa to retrain as a drone pilot instructor, hoping to get a head start in...

Anti-Euro 2020 drone interrupts La Liga game

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A drone carrying a flag opposing Euro 2020 matches in Bilbao interrupted Athletic Bilbao’s match at home to Eibar in La Liga on Saturday. Play...

Drone strike on Riyadh oil refinery claimed by Houthis causes fire

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An air attack on an oil refinery in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday caused a fire that was brought under control, the energy...

Chinese drone maker’s stock plunges as short-seller takes aim

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Drone manufacturer EHang Holdings Ltd’s shares plunged on Tuesday after an investment research firm said it had shorted the stock and questioned the accuracy...

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