Introduction: Welcome to the Drone Age

CRYSTAL CHEAH Staff Writer The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is a remote-controlled aircraft. The use of this latest technology has soared in both military and civilian areas in recent years. A drone is often used as a monitoring weapon for military purposes and as a filming equipment for civilian usage. However, problems regarding security and

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Droning on the Past

JACQUELYN LOI Staff Writer During September 17, 1782, the Montgolfier brothers in France sent up the first ummanned aerostats as balloons. During the Civil War, balloons were launched by both the Confederate and Union forces for reconnaissances and bombing. The first aerial cameras were sent up by the United States military during the Spanish American war. The first drones took

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