X-47B Robot Fighter Jet Makes First Flight
Northrop Grumman's X-47B unmanned combat air system takes to the skies
Quadrotor Formation Flying Gets Aggressive
The University of Pennsylvania's GRASP Lab has been teaching their quadrotors to do some synchronized formation flying
Who is Accountable when Drones Kill?
US defense realignment increases reliance on drones and other types of special warfare capabilities
Open Season on Aerial Robots
Does the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution allow any citizen to shoot down a UAV that buzzes his house?
Small Drone Probes Antarctic Ice With Radar
Researchers obtain radar profiles of glacial ice using a small unmanned aircraft
Drone Aircraft: How the Drones Got Their Stingers
Unmanned aerial vehicles come of age
Fly, Robot Fly
Whether as rescue robot or flying spy, this micro-aerial vehicle could change how we look at the common housefly
German-U.S. Company to Loft Segmented, Self-Steering Airship
It's a flying tadpole! It's a floating snake! It's a... what the heck is that thing?
Japan Earthquake: Robots Help Search For Survivors
Japanese engineers are deploying wheeled and snake-like robots to assist emergency responders
The Global Robotics Brain Project
What are the key robotics trends emerging? The Global Robotics Brain might have the answer
AeroVironment's Nano Hummingbird Surveillance Bot Would Probably Fool You
AeroVironment's surveillance robot looks, and performs, exactly like a real hummingbird
Aggressive Quadrotor Maneuvers Are Totally Nuts
Every once in a while, we get to see a video of a robot doing something that makes us think "OMG WTF THAT'S WICKED CRAZY IMPOSSIBLE!!!"
Autonomous Quadrotor Teams May Build Your Next House
Researchers are teaching quadrotors to work together to grasp and move things and actually build structures
Batcopter Does High-Tech Robotic Bat Harassment for Science
Bats are somehow able to avoid running into each other when traveling in giant clouds, and scientists are sending in the UAVs to find out how
Aeryon Scout Quadrotor Spies On Bad Guys From Above
This small UAV has helped bring down drug traffickers in Central America and also monitor the oil spill in the Gulf
NATO's First Combat Casualty in Libya Is a Robot
An aircraft was shot down over Libya on Tuesday, but for better or worse, it's no big deal since it was just a robot
Weird UAV Demos: Lockheed Martin's Samarai and Aerovel's Flexrotor
These UAV designs may be strange, but they offer lots of innovative advantages that you won't find on traditional flying robots
Mutant Quadrotor MAV Lifts Off After a Century of Development
If you take a quadrotor and bend all the motors out 90 degrees and all the rotors out 90 degrees more, you wouldn't think it would fly. But it does
Japan Earthquake: More Robots to the Rescue
An underwater vehicle and another ground robot join the rescue and recovery operations
Day Four at Pikes Peak Motorcycle Race With the Buckeye Current Team
Will today's bug defeat the Ohio State student engineers?