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Unmanned Flight- The Drones Come Home

Unmanned Flight- The Drones Come Home

Unmanned aircraft have proved their prowess against al Qaeda. Now they’re poised to take off on the home front. Possible missions: patrolling borders, tracking perps, dusting crops. And maybe watching us all?   With eight arms spanning less than a yard, a German MikroKopter provides a stable camera platform for under $5,000.    Image © Joe McNally /National Geographic

By | Feb 22, 2013|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , , |


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