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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UAVs For Disaster Relief and Fire Suppression Missions

ScanEagle command center at Eagle Creek, Oregon fire.Insitu

Insitu Flies ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Disaster Relief and Fire Suppression Missions Insitu Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, used its ScanEagle® UAS in assisting with several recent disaster recovery operations in Texas, and fire suppression operations in Oregon and California. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Insitu, a leading information services company with more than one million operational UAS flight hours,…

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Using Drone Technology For Public Safety

Drone Technology For Public Safety

 DJI and Menlo Park Fire Protection Use Drone Technology For Public Safety Industry giant, DJI, is expanding the use of drones as reliable tools in emergency preparedness, response and post-incident missions through its latest partnership with the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (FPD). Menlo Park FPD, a Solution Development Partner, is on the hunt to find the best use of drones in order to protect…

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ArdentMC Supports Fire Recovery Operations in Northern California

ArdentMC Supports Fire Recovery OperationsArdentMC

ArdentMC Supports Fire Recovery Operations in Northern California, Donates Professional Aerial Imagery Virginia-based software development firm, Ardent Management Consulting (ArdentMC), is showing its support for fire recovery operations after the recent fires in Northern California. The company has announced the launch of a two week drone initiative which offers free aid in wildfire-ravaged areas of Northern California. The two-week initiative will aid in damage assessment in Napa through the use of GIS…

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