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Solar-powered Solara UAV could stay aloft for years

This "atmospheric satellite" flies at 65,000 feet, and could provide satellite-style services for a fraction of the cost.

By Aug. 23, 2013


At Farnborough, SpaceShipTwo and a Brit UAV

BAE Systems' unmanned aircraft aims to persuade regulators that UAVs are safe to be flown in the U.K.

By Jul. 13, 2012


Hydrogen-fueled Phantom Eye UAV takes to the sky

The Boeing-built drone aircraft makes its debut flight, one that ever so briefly foreshadows "persistent" surveillance missions lasting up to four days.

By Jun. 4, 2012


Phoenix UAV can sense you breathing

Flying robot can detect motion, breathing when scanning through concrete walls.

By Mar. 22, 2011


First hydrogen-powered UAV takes flight

AeroVironment successfully flies the first hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft system. It was in flight for four hours and flew at times above 5,000 feet.

By Jan. 12, 2011


Hydrogen-powered UAV in the works

The U.S. Navy's Office of Naval Research plans to launch a 24-hour, hydrogen fuel cell-powered endurance flight carrying a 5-pound payload.

By Apr. 8, 2009


Northrop Grumman Firebird UAV lets pilots ride too

Northrop Grumman's Firebird can be flown manned or unmanned, which may allow it to use civil airspace.

By May. 9, 2011


Boeing taps hydrogen for Phantom Eye UAV

The prototype unmanned aircraft, intended to join the ranks of surveillance drones, is expected to make its debut flight in early 2011.

By Jul. 12, 2010


Make your own UAV spy device on the cheap

RC plane camera from China lets you convert your remote-controlled aircraft into an overhead spy camera. Watch out neighborhood.

By Jun. 8, 2010


Photos of Watchkeeper UAV released

Successful maiden flight for new U.K. UAV.

By May. 9, 2008