Watch a 10-engine drone transform from a helicopter into a plane

NASA’s Greased Lightning GL-10 is a beast of a drone (it has 10 engines!) that’s the closest thing we have to a Transformer in real life. It can flip itself into a helicopter and then fly like an airplane and then revert back to helicopter mode. It’s awesome seeing the wings tilt back and forth as it changes gears.
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This Drone Survival Guide will be a must-have for everyone very soon

This brilliant Drone Survival Guide contains "the silhouettes of the most common drone species used today and in the near future," each drawn to scale and marked as surveillance or killing machines. You can print it yourself (PDF) or order a folded offset print on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper. » 12/19/13 10:27pm 12/19/13 10:27pm

China's New Drone Looks Just Like America's New Drone, How Weird

As people who clamor for war think that World War III will soon dawn upon us because that's just how the world goes, it looks like China's trying to go drone-for-drone with the Americans. And as the Americans have stepped up the flight testing of their drones, so have the Chinese. And weirdly, they look the same. » 11/25/13 5:37am 11/25/13 5:37am

The Air Force Is Converting Its Old F-16s Into a Fleet of Drones

An awkward thing happens late in the life of a fighter jet. It becomes too decrepit for combat but too functional for the junkyard. Don't worry, though. The Air Force has a plan: convert them all into drones in order to offer fighter pilots in training more realistic target practice. » 9/25/13 3:28am 9/25/13 3:28am