Drone News From Around The Globe

  • 3D Drone Video
    on 22nd April 2018 at 1:52 am

    If you enjoy flying quadcopters, it is a good bet that you'll have a drone with a camera. It used to be enough to record a video for later viewing, but these days you really want to see a live stream. The really cool setups have goggles so you can feel like you are actually in the cockpit. [Andi2345] decided to ... […]

  • Saudis shoot down drone in Riyadh
    on 22nd April 2018 at 1:41 am

    Saudi security forces shot down a small toy drone in the capital Riyadh on Saturday, the state news agency reported on Saturday. An official spotted the drone in Khozama district, where the royal palaces are located, and dealt with it “according to their orders and instructions”, a statement from Riyadh ... […]

  • Saudi security shoots down recreational drone near royal palace
    on 21st April 2018 at 10:41 pm

    DUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian security forces said they had shot down a recreational drone in the capital on Saturday after online videos showing gunfire in a neighborhood where royal palaces are located sparked fears of possible political unrest. The Riyadh police spokesman, quoted by ... […]

  • Confusion erupts after a 'small, drone-type' object was reportedly shot down near the king's palace ...
    on 21st April 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Confusion erupted on Saturday following reports of heavy gunfire near the Royal Palace in Saudi Arabia. Media outlets quickly tamped down rumors of an attempted coup, and reported that the gunfire was from a toy plane or drone being shot down after getting to close to the palace. […]

  • Saudi security forces shoot down toy drone in Riyadh
    on 21st April 2018 at 10:18 pm

    RIYADH, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia's security forces shot down a recreational drone in the capital Riyadh on Saturday, the official Saudi News Agency reported. The Saudi forces shot down the drone after social media showed gunfire in the neighborhood where Saudi King Salman's home is ... […]

  • Saudi forces shoot down drone in the capital as Middle East tensions escalate
    on 21st April 2018 at 9:33 pm

    The action was taken after videos were posted online showing gunfire in a neighbourhood where a royal palace is located. A spokesman of the Riyadh police, quoted by the official Saudi News Agency, said one of the security screening points noticed an unauthorised small recreational drone fyling at ... […]

  • European Drone Legislation: What Portugal is Doing Right
    on 21st April 2018 at 9:33 pm

    Guest post by drone enthusiast and writer Pedro Dias, editor of Central Drones, the largest online Portuguese speaking drone portal. Recreational drone usage has soared globally and with the emergence of companies in this industry with billions of dollars in revenues, it has become apparent that there ... […]

  • Saudi Arabia Says Toy Drone Shot Down in Capital Riyadh
    on 21st April 2018 at 9:22 pm

    Houthi rebels in Yemen have used armed drones in attempts to target the Saudi capital before and have also fired ballistic missiles into the country. The Saudis are at the forefront of a coalition that has been waging a war in Yemen against the Houthis, claiming they are backed by its regional rival Iran. […]

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