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Recovery Efforts From Woolsey Fire

AeroVironment Quantix Drone and Decision Support System To Aid National Park Service Recovery Efforts From Woolsey FireAeroVironment 

AeroVironment Quantix Drone and Decision Support System To Aid National Park Service Recovery Efforts From Woolsey Fire AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it is supporting the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program to assess the environmental impact of the Woolsey wildfire in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation…

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ALTI UAS Launches Enhanced VTOL UAV

ALTI UAS Launches Enhanced VTOL UAV for Search and Rescue OperationsALTI UAS

ALTI UAS Launches Enhanced VTOL UAV for Search and Rescue Operations ALTI UAS, world-leading unmanned aircraft developer and manufacturing company, launches a Search and Rescue version of the ALTI Transition VTOL UAV. This comes after some of the worst fires in South African history recently swept through the area. The ALTI Transition SAR ‘Orange’ is a specific version of the ALTI Transition…

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CustomWeather Partners with TruWeather Solutions

CustomWeather Partners with TruWeather Solutions to Offer High-Resolution Forecasts for UAS/Drone Operators; Testing Commences with NUAIR AllianceJason Blackeye

CustomWeather Partners with TruWeather Solutions to Offer High-Resolution Forecasts for UAS/Drone Operators; Testing Commences with NUAIR Alliance CustomWeather, Inc., a premier, specialized provider of high-resolution weather data and alert services, announces that it has entered into a partnership with TruWeather Solutions, LLC to produce unique, high resolution forecasts to support UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System).  Also known as drones, UAS require close attention to…

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Aurora Flight Sciences Reveals Odysseus

Aurora Flight Sciences Reveals Odysseus Solar-Powered Autonomous Aircraft Aurora Flight Sciences

Aurora Flight Sciences Reveals Odysseus Solar-Powered Autonomous Aircraft Aurora Flight Sciences, an innovative technology company that develops smarter aircraft using advanced autonomous systems, continues its nearly 30-year legacy of advancing autonomous systems with Odysseus, the world’s most capable solar-powered autonomous aircraft. Powered only by the sun, Odysseus is an ultra-long endurance, high-altitude platform built for groundbreaking persistence. Utilizing advanced solar cells and…

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Aerial Support Key to Fighting Southern California Fires

Aerial Support Key to Fighting Southern California FiresBill Duley // YouTube

Aerial Support Key to Fighting Southern California Fires Flying Magazine published an article about drone support being the key to fighting the California fires. As a resident of Agoura Hills, one of the communities evacuated as a result of the devastating Woolsey Fire, I was closely watching the progression of the fire as it quickly ravaged the hillsides surrounding our…

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Damage Assessment Following Hurricane Michael

SimActive and Midwest Aerial Perform Damage Assessment following Hurricane MichaelSimActive

SimActive and Midwest Aerial Perform Damage Assessment Following Hurricane Michael SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, has partnered with Midwest Aerial to perform damage assessment of Hurricane Michael. Correlator3DTM was used to process large format imagery collected by Midwest over Mexico Beach, Florida.  The joint effort resulted in highly precise geospatial data, including a DSM, an orthomosaic and a…

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Civilian Drone Pilots Swoop In When?

When disaster strikes, civilian drone pilots swoop inpublicsecurity.today

When Disaster Strikes, Civilian Drone Pilots Swoop In PublicSecurity.Today posted an interesting article about how drone pilots can help in emergencies, but they have to be properly trained. Homes burned. Offices reduced to rubble. Restaurants, schools, senior living facilities, wineries — the Tubbs wildfire did not discriminate in its path of destruction in Northern California. The 2017 disaster drew first responders,…

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Zipline to start assembling drones in Rwanda

Zipline to start assembling drones in RwandaZipline

Zipline to start assembling drones in Rwanda The New Times reports that Zipline, a US-based company that operates the world’s only drone delivery system for urgent medicines such as blood and vaccine is set to unveil a drone assembling plant in Rwanda. Zipline launched operations in Muhanga district, Southern Rwanda,  about two years ago as the world’s first commercial regular drone delivery…

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Communities and Utilities Prepare for Disasters

SoCalGas Study Offers Lessons in Resiliency Planning to Help Communities and Utilities Prepare for DisastersAaron Burden // unsplash

SoCalGas Study Offers Lessons in Resiliency Planning to Help Communities and Utilities Prepare for Disasters As wildfire season arrives and the U.S. recovers from two Category 4 hurricanes, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today released a new study that looks at how utilities and communities across the country can be better prepared for such disasters. The study, conducted for SoCalGas by global…

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Land Rover Discovery Joins Red Cross

LIFE-SAVING LAND ROVER DISCOVERY JOINS RED CROSS EMERGENCY FLEETLand Rover

Life-Saving Land Rover Discovery Joins Red Cross Emergency Fleet A unique lifesaving Land Rover Discovery has just entered active service with the Red Cross emergency response fleet. The bespoke Discovery will provide eyes in the sky with a special drone and go-anywhere wheels on the ground, as an emergency mobile command centre with the Austrian Red Cross disaster response teams….

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