OTTAWA - They may be better known for riding horses, but the Mounties are trading the clack of hoofs for the whir of rotors with their newest investigative tool, according to Winnipeg Free Press. The unmanned aerial machines which look like dragonflies with spinning rotors on top have been used since late 2010 on a trial basis by officers in British Columbia and Saskatchewan and the Draganflyer X6 is shown with a still camera attached. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ho-Draganfly Innovations Inc. The RCMP is eyeing creation of a national fleet of small, drone-like helicopters fitted with cameras to help probe crimes, reconstruct traffic accidents and assist with search and rescue. (www.immigrantscanada.com).
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