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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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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Drone Crews Are Helping Restore Power

How Drone Crews Are Helping Restore Power After Hurricane FlorenceDUKE ENERGY

Here’s How Drone Crews Are Helping Restore Power After Hurricane Florence WVXU reports that power companies, including Duke Energy, are putting their drones into action to survey damage from Hurricane Florence. The information they get helps develop a plan to get the electricity back on sooner. The problem with Hurricane Florence is all the flooding and bucket trucks are not…

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UAS Software For Hurricane Florence Response

Airborne Response Teams with Edgybees and UgCS to Provide UAS Software For Hurricane Florence ResponseAirborne Response

Airborne Response Teams with Edgybees and UgCS to Provide UAS Software For Hurricane Florence Response As potentially devasting major Hurricane Florence approaches the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast, UAS-based disaster response experts Airborne Response has partnered with Edgybees, the creators of Edgybees First Response Suite, and SPH Engineering, the developers of UcGS flight control software, to provide emergency personnel with cutting-edge aerial search…

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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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Drones Can Provide Cell Phone Service

How drones can provide cell phone service following extreme weather and disastersVerizon

How drones can provide cell phone service following extreme weather and disasters Hurricanes.  Tornadoes.  Blizzards. Earthquakes.  Mother Nature can strike at any moment, leaving behind a path of destruction. If severe weather strikes, power and communication services can be disrupted for days. In June of 2017, Verizon and American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (AATI), decided to take action and took the next step…

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Drones And Puerto Rico

Drones And Puerto RicoNATILUS

Drones And Puerto Rico – Where Are They? WITH THE CRISIS in Puerto Rico unfolding — and expanding — daily in the wake of Hurricane Maria, the scale of the devastation is coming into horrifying focus. It’s not just that the American territory has been, by many accounts, “destroyed.” It’s that crucial relief supplies aren’t reaching the island. “We are dying…

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UAVs Help NOAA With Hurricane Maria

Raytheon Coyote UAVs Help NOAA With Hurricane MariaRaytheon Company

Raytheon Coyote UAVs Help NOAA With Hurricane Maria The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration used six Raytheon Company Coyote® unmanned aerial vehicles to track and model Hurricane Maria. Launched from a NOAA WP-3D Orion hurricane hunter aircraft, the Coyotes flew directly into the storm, giving researchers an unprecedented view of Maria from a safe distance. Developed for the military, Coyote is a…

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Drones, A Hurricane Response and Recovery Tool?

Are Drones A Valuable Hurricane Response and Recovery Tool?The Weather Channel

Hurricane Response and Recovery – Are Drones A Valuable Tool? With the recent catastrophe from Hurricane Harvey, and Irma, Katia, and Jose on the move, hurricane season is here and it’s not leaving anytime soon. A deadly combination of violent wind and rain, hurricanes are a force of nature leaving a path of total destruction. There is, however, a new tool…

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