One step closer to our robot overlords: the VTOL UAV

IMG_6201 (small)Bad news folks, a defense contractor just revealed that they have successfully tested an unmanned vertical take-off and landing drone. This is getting just a little too close to the hunter-killers seen in the Terminator movies.

All joking aside, the defense contractor Urban Aeronautics has been working on the AirMule. Intended to ferry supplies and rescue wounded soldiers, the AirMule project finally managed to complete a hovering flight.

[via Make]