Weekly Roundup 8/19

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If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The FBI’s secretive domestic drone program has been on a budgetary roller…

Listen: A Drone Rock Opera

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By Arthur Holland Michel Young Drones, a new graphic novel rock opera showing this weekend at Lower Ossington Theatre in Toronto, is the story of two (presumably rather advanced) unmanned aerial vehicles that quit their jobs patrolling the Alberta tar…

Weekly Roundup 8/12

Pro-Gaza protesters occupied the roof of UAV Engines, a subsidiary of Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems. Credit: London Palestine Action

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. Predator drone reportedly took part in a series of American airstrikes against Islamic State positions in northeastern Iraq.…

Weekly Roundup 8/5

A still from a video in showing a Ukrainian rebel flashes the peace sign in front of the downed Tupalev, a drone seemingly belonging to the Ukrainian military. Credit: Daily Mail.

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Weekly Roundup 7/29

The Kaman K1200 (K-Max), an unmanned helicopter, was used extensively by the Marines in Afghanistan before returning to the U.S. last week. Credit: U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Lisa Tourtelot

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Weekly Roundup 7/22

Gene Robinson, the owner of RP Flight Systems, teamed up with Texas EquuSearch to fly drones in support of volunteer search and rescue operations. Credit: RP Flight Systems Inc.

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Weekly Roundup 7/15

The Gobble Hawk credit: Virginia Tech

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Weekly Roundup 7/7

A video of a fireworks display from the aerial perspective of a drone went viral over the 4th of July holiday. Credit: YouTube

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Joe Noci, a former military aviation executive, designs and builds sophisticated…