Drink Droning Outlawed in Japan

Japanese politicians have taken steps to enforce a more responsible culture among drone pilots with a blanket ban on droning under the influence of alcohol. New laws passed this week will see pilots caught drunk behind the controls facing up to a year in prison. Drunk pilots flying a drone that …

Read More »

Tokyo Researchers’ Dragon Drone Can Shape-shift on the Fly

Researchers at the University of Tokyo’s JSK Lab have developed a modular flying drone able to adapting its form to go well with its surroundings. It’s known as DRAGON, which conveniently stands for Dual-rotor embedded multilink Robot with the Ability of multi-deGree-of-freedom aerial transformatiON. DRAGON is powered by ducted followers that …

Read More »