The NFL is making an effort to increase the interest in this year's Pro Bowl after it came under criticism the past few years. To do so, it added a skills competition on Thursday night, called "Pro Bowl Skills Showdown." Dodgeball, power relay and precision passing are some of the events, and this year, the league added a new one: Drone Drop. The event consist in a drone holding a football during the flight and drop the ball to a receiver far down below. It sounds like drones
Is it really possible? Could drones replace police helicopters one day? According to one Arizona police chief, the answer is "yes."
Tucson Police Chief, Chris Magnus, confirmed that his department is considering purchasing drones to replace their two helicopters. Magnus says maintaining both aerial vehicles is expensive, and they are approaching the end of their useful life. "Yes, we are looking at drones," Magnus confirmed last week, saying keeping both helicopters flyin
Tesla, Google, Uber and other autonomous car makers are talking about creating self-driving cars in the next three to five years, but, what about airplanes? In June 2016, the Chinese firm EHang received clearance from Nevada to test the world’s first passenger drone. The Guardian reports that the drone can fly at up to 11,500 feet at 63 mph, but only for 23 minutes. On the other hand, Uber Elevate, an on-demand air transportation service, is going to be created within a decad