Southwark. Spit. I was still only in Southwark. The ceiling fan's remorseless pulse blurs into the sound of helicopter blades, and for a moment, we're back in the war... well, actually, just watching video from a tiny remote-control helicopter. It's the PD-100 Black Hornet, the smallest video camera-equipped helicopter in the world.
Weighing just 15 grams, the minuscule chopper has rotor blades that measure a tiddly 10 centimeters. It will hit 20 mph in silence, however, plus it can hover and is piloted from the ground with a controller including an LCD screen. As well as displaying, … Read more