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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Air Tanker Autonomous Firefighting Drone

Faradair® Announces Air Tanker Autonomous Firefighting DroneFaradair®

Faradair® Announces Air Tanker Autonomous Firefighting Drone Considerable interest has already been shown in the BEHA M1 military variant following the popular International Airshow, with discussions now ongoing as to exact specification capability and design optimization adjustment to fulfill those roles. With unrivaled payload lifting profile and capability of the BEHA M1 revealed in July, it was a natural progression…

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UAS Effective As A Wildfire Suppression Resource

Insitu’s ScanEagle UAS Effective As A Wildfire Suppression ResourceInstitu

Insitu’s ScanEagle UAS Effective As A Wildfire Suppression Resource Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company has been helping firefighters on wildfires in Oregon, providing information for fire suppression activities via its data collection, analysis and delivery capabilities. Comprised of aviation professionals, Insitu’s Mobile Response Team has been operating its ScanEagle® Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to supplement manned aviation…

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Drones and Wildfires Do Not Mix

Drones and Wildfires Do Not Mix luke flynt

FAA: Drones and Wildfires Do Not Mix. PERIOD. If you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed. That’s the stern warning the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and U.S. wildland fire agencies have for pilots of unmanned aircraft (“UAS,” or more popularly “drones”) who interfere with fighting wildfires. When firefighting aircraft have to be grounded due to an unauthorized drone…

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First UAS IPP Drone Deployment With Live Demo

Cape and the City of San Diego Mark Launch of First UAS IPP Drone Deployment with Live Public Safety DemonstrationCape

Cape and the City of San Diego Mark Launch of First UAS IPP Drone Deployment with Live Public Safety Demonstration Cape, the leading cloud platform for drone telepresence and data management, in partnership with the City of San Diego, announced the launch of the city’s first UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP) drone deployment for the San Diego Fire Department. The launch, which is…

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Fortress UAV Will Host Drone Day Event

Fortress UAV Will Host Drone Day Event with DJI, CyPhy Works, Intel and YuneecFortress UAV

Fortress UAV Will Host Drone Day Event with DJI, CyPhy Works, Intel and Yuneec Fortress UAV will host an inaugural Drone Day event at the Plano, Texas headquarters on June 1st, 2018 with DJI, CyPhy Works, Intel, Yuneec, the North Texas PSURT (Public Safety UAV Response Team) and Stampede Global.  Additionally, Mike Rogers with KRLD, 1080 Radio will be on hand for live radio reports…

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Gap Wireless to Showcase Latest Drone Technology

Gap Wireless to Showcase Latest Drone Technology for Public Safety at Ontario Fire Chiefs Trade ShowGap Wireless

Gap Wireless to Showcase Latest Drone Technology for Public Safety at Ontario Fire Chiefs Trade Show Gap Wireless, a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, will highlight the latest in drones and other Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions as an exhibitor at OAFC 2018 in Mississauga May 4-5. OAFC 2018 – the Ontario Association of…

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Using Drones To Avoid Hazardous Exposure

Drones To Avoid Hazardous ExposureWWSB MySuncoast

Manatee County First Responders Use Drones To Avoid Hazardous Exposure WWSB reports that Southern Manatee Fire Rescue is using drones to determine the risk associated with some hazmat situations. The technology takes the place of the first in entry teams and the drone determines if there are any hazardous materials in the area. Then, the teams know how to properly and safely…

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Autonomous Air Tanker To Aid In Firefighting

Autonomous Air Tanker To Aid In Firefightingluke flynt

Thrush Aircraft and Drone America Develop World’s First Autonomous Air Tanker To Aid In Firefighting The arsenal of airborne tactics available to firefighters and first responders may soon grow significantly as Thrush Aircraft ,a manufacturer of full range of aerial application aircraft used in agriculture, forestry and firefighting roles worldwide, has formed a strategic alliance with highly-regarded unmanned aerial vehicle and systems manufacturer Drone…

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Brampton Uses Drones for Fire and Rescue Operations

Brampton Uses Drones for Fire and Rescue OperationsBrampton Fire and Emergency Services

Brampton Uses Drones for Fire and Rescue Operations Things are really heating up for the Brampton Fire and Emergency Services (BFES). The department made the decision to take to the skies using drones as part of a new approach to fighting fires and the handling of other emergencies.  They purchased three DJI Inspire 1 Pro drones. BFES received the appropriate permits from Transport Canada and is…

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