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MRA Uses Matrice M210 To Locate Lost Hiker

MRA Uses Matrice M210 For Seach & Rescue Mission Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times

MRA Uses Matrice M210 For Seach & Rescue Mission The Aspen Times reports that the Mountain Rescue Aspen has a strict policy of not singling out members of the team, but it broke tradition recently to praise a rookie for playing a vital role in locating a lost hiker near Chapman Campground on June 27. It was the first mission…

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5G Emergency Rescue Platform

KT Unveils 5G Emergency Rescue Platform 'SKYSHIP'KT Corp.

KT Unveils 5G Emergency Rescue Platform ‘SKYSHIP’ KT Corp., South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, has unveiled a next-generation platform for disaster and safety management, in its latest effort to pioneer new businesses with its fifth-generation (5G) and information and communications technologies (ICT). KT introduced the new platform, named SKYSHIP, at a press briefing last week. The SKYSHIP platform operates a special aircraft and a…

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Zephyr Drone Simulator Trains First Responder

Zephyr Drone Simulator Trains First Responder Drone PilotsZephyr Drone Simulator

Zephyr Drone Simulator Trains First Responder Drone Pilots Any professional pilot relies on the safe confines of a flight simulator to learn and hone their skills, and so should law enforcement and first responder drone pilots. Whether monitoring a threat or searching for a victim, officers piloting drones must do so safely first and foremost, and the Zephyr Drone Simulator from Little…

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Public Safety Drones Save Four Lives

Public Safety Drones Save Four LivesLinford Miles

Public Safety Drones Save Four Lives In One Day DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, marked a new milestone in public safety drone use last week, as four people were rescued by drones in three separate incidents on two continents on a single day. This brings the total number of people rescued from peril by…

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FLIR Launches Black Hornet 3

FLIR Launches Black Hornet 3 Nano-UAVFLIR

FLIR Launches Black Hornet 3 Nano-UAV FLIR Systems, a world-leading maker of sensor systems, is making headlines with the announcement of their new nano UAV. The Black Hornet® 3 nano-UAV.  The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS) is already the world’s smallest combat-proven nano-Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), and FLIR’s next-generation Black Hornet 3 nano-UAV adds the ability to navigate in GPS-denied…

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Disaster Response Prep by Drone Operators

LeClairRyan Attorneys: Start of Hurricane Season Highlights Need for Careful Disaster Response Prep by Drone OperatorsJason Blackeye

LeClairRyan Attorneys: Start of Hurricane Season Highlights Need for Careful Disaster Response Prep by Drone Operators Amid growing use of drones in disaster areas, operators should work closely with government officials and strive to protect their own safety, caution attorneys in aviation webinar. The start of the Atlantic hurricane season coincides with a drone-friendly policy shift at the FAA. However,…

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Australian Postal Service To Deliver Blood By Drone

Australian Postal Service To Deliver Blood By DroneTech Radar

Vampires Rejoice! Australian Postal Service To Deliver Blood By Drone Tech Radar reports that with the continual decline in the number of physical letters being posted, it’s perhaps no big surprise that postal services are always on the lookout for new ways to make a buck, and the CEO of Australia Post, Christine Holgate, has suggested one particularly new and innovative…

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H.R. 4 FAA Reauthorization Act Could Mean Changes

FAA Reauthorization Act could mean changes for air ambulance industrySheldon Cohen Photo

FAA Reauthorization Act Could Mean Changes For Air Ambulance Industry According to Verticle Magazine, Air ambulance providers in the United States could soon be required to distinguish between charges for air transportation and medical services in the bills they send to patients and insurers. H.R. 4, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act recently passed by the U.S. House of…

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DART Receives FAA Approval On EFS

DART receives FAA approval on Bell 505 Emergency Flotation SystemDART

DART receives FAA approval on Bell 505 Emergency Flotation System At last year’s Heli-Expo, DART Aerospace and Bell Helicopter announced a partnership to develop an Emergency Float System (EFS) for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, with a very ambitious timeline of certification by Q1 2018.  Today, we are proud to announce that the joint development team has met its…

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The Future of Search and Rescue

The Future of Search and RescueCharlie Leight / ASU Now

The Future of Search and Rescue The drone threads its way through the disaster area, beneath ceilings and power lines, through narrow corridors, sewer pipes and hallways. Bodies and survivors lie under rubble. When it’s not feeling its way through tight confines, there’s wind to contend with. Pilot Ryan Davis flies the drone quickly and smoothly. There are no halting…

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