When experienced wildlife photographer Sean Scott flew his drone over a school of bait fish off a remote Western Australian beach, he never expected the images would attract global attention.
The Gold Coast-based photographer was on a caravan holiday with his family earlier this month after completing a photography project for Tourism WA.
Scientists based in America’s infamous ‘Tornado Alley’ are using drone technology to better understand how tornadoes and other severe weather phenomena develop. They hope new data could lead to better early warning systems that would increase the current advanced warning time of about 14 minutes to more than an hour.
In 2015, a $6 million grant from National Science Foundation was awarded to Oklahoma State University and the universities of Oklahoma, Nebraska and Kentucky to develop the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for the study of atmospheric physics. Its goal is to build small, affordable drones for use by government and university scientists, as well as private companies, to improve weather forecasting.
A 51-year-old man was arrested yesterday on arrival at the Hong Kong airport.
On Thursday July 13th at 1:30 p.m. he flew his drone inside the Hong Kong airport to take a selfie. He then shared the drone selfie photos of Facebook with a caption identifying where he was going, and sharing that his drone is named Dobby.
And his name should be Dopey.