|2017||Drones was officially launched on December 2017 and Prof. Dr. Diego Gonzalez-Aguilera served as founding Editor-in-Chief.|
|2018||Drones was indexed in AGRIS - Agricultural Sciences and Technology (FAO).|
|2020||The journal was covered by Scopus in March 2020.|
Drones was accepted into the Science Citation Index Expanded in Web of Science in March 2021.
Drones received its first Citescore of 5.4, which equals rank of:
|2017-||Present and Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Diego Gonzalez-Aguilera.|
|2021-||Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Abdessattar Abdelkefi for Section "Drone Design and Development"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Yangquan Chen for Section "Drones in Agriculture and Forestry"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Eben Broadbent for Section "Drones in Ecology"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Vishal Sharma for Section "Drone Communications"