Drones

[THOMAS] Say No To School Drones? [Video]
It's come down to this. According to Western Mass News TV Reporter Mary Cate Mannion, Agawam High School is one of the first in the Commonwealth to deploy a drone, a $1,200 drone to monitor students on and near school property. A suburban Springfield school is playing "I Spy" …
No Spy Drones in New Bedford [Poll]
When should New Bedford Police utilize drones to fight crime? Great question. In a free state, I believe police should only use drones for search and rescue missions and to hotly pursue criminals, or when they knowingly believe a crime is going to take place...
Drone Captures Nearby Sunbather
One of those pesky drones captures footage of a secret sunbather atop a 200ft wind turbine in nearby Rhode Island. Drones have become much of a craze all over the world, but you probably haven't seen one as bizarre as this. Footage captured by drone pilot Kevin Miller, from San Diego, shows a m…
Eagle Attacks Drone [VIDEO]
What's this thing invading my air space? That's probably what an Australian Wedge - Tailed Eagle thought as it smashes down a drone in mid-flight. This 6 foot long eagle, flying at full speed, smashes down a drone, captured on video. Thankfully, the eagle was completely unhurt and apparent…
U.S Aircraft Targeting ISIS Artillery Sites
Iraqis are welcoming the U.S. airlift of emergency aid to thousands of people who fled to the mountains to escape Islamic extremists.
And now, for the first time, U.S. forces are directly targeting the extremist Islamic State group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq...
UMass Dartmouth Professor Talks Drones
An associate professor at UMass Dartmouth's School of Law was part of an important discussion on a burgeoning industry in Massachusetts.
Associate Professor Hillary Farber joined in discussion with representatives from MassDevelopment, the Massachusetts Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Center, and…
Mass. Lawmakers Setting Drone Regs
While state lawmakers are considering rules for drones, budding manufacturers of the unmanned aerial vehicles are raising eyebrows. Jason Walker, Director of Operations at robotics manufacturer CyPhy Works in Danvers, Massachusetts, says he was shocked when he read the bill that has been set before …

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