Chinese UFO Looks Like Emergency Life Raft, Spies on You

Chinese company Harbin Smart Special Aerocraft has spent 12 years and over $4 million developing its unmanned flying saucers. Somewhat reminiscent of the Honeywell Micro Air Vehicle, the unmanned drone has propellers that run on methanol, a top speed of around 50mph, and can stay at an altitude of around 1,000 yards… » 6/19/08 7:10am 6/19/08 7:10am

High Tech Cockpit Controls Unmanned Aircraft

It may look like the ultimate gaming rig, but Raytheon's Universal Control System (UCS) is actually a high tech cockpit for real pilots. It sits them in front of a wrap-around display that makes them feel like running a real plane is just another day of Microsoft Flight Sim. The cockpit gives you the option of… » 11/01/06 6:50pm 11/01/06 6:50pm