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Full-Time Flying Drone Squad

Full-time flying drone squadSky News

Full-Time Flying Drone Squad: Police launch first 24-hour drone unit The drones are helping in missing person searches, crime scene photography and responding to traffic collisions. Two police forces in the South West have set up the UK’s first operational drone squad to fight crime. Forces up and down the country have been trialing the use of the mini aircraft…

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UAV Technology Finds Missing Man

UAV Technology Finds Missing ManNavajo County Sheriff’s Office

UAV Technology Finds Missing Man White Mountain Independent posted an article discussing how the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office used a drone to find a missing person. This was the first time that the department used an unmanned aerial vehicle during a search-and-rescue mission. The incident reportedly happened May 27. According to the article Jim Molesa, chief deputy of NCSO, received a…

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Drone Mapping Saves Lives In Colombia

Drone Mapping Saves Lives In ColombiaGlobalMedic

Drone Mapping Saves Lives In Colombia In April 2017, unusually heavy rains caused floods, and a massive landslide in Mocoa, Putumayo province, Colombia. Over 300 people lost their lives and more than 4000 people were displaced. Canadian RescUAV, Aeryon Labs, and Pix4D teamed up, helping those helped 4000 people return home safely. The Call For Help After receiving the call for help from UNGRD, Canadian-based GlobalMedic’s…

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Sentera Introduces Enhanced Phoenix Fixed-Wing Drone

Sentera Introduces Enhanced Phoenix Fixed-Wing Drone With New Low PricingSentera

Sentera Introduces Enhanced Phoenix Fixed-Wing Drone With New Low Pricing Best value fixed-wing drone offering for agriculture, survey and mapping, search and rescue operations Sentera introduces its enhanced, affordable Phoenix fixed-wing drone product line, with variants to support the precision agriculture, mapping, and public safety industries. By pairing cutting-edge technologies with manufacturing efficiencies, Sentera’s Phoenix is a cost-effective solution that…

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Drones The Firefighting and Rescue Tool

Drones The Firefighting and Rescue ToolABC 7 WWSB

Drones The Firefighting and Rescue Tool ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — In the future, the buzzing sounds of drones could be synonymous with the emergency sirens of fire trucks in on Florida county if the fire chief gets his way. The Orlando Sentinel reports  Orange County Fire Rescue took its first step toward using unmanned aircraft in its work. County commissioners…

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Drones to Search for Missing Hikers

Grand Canyon Park Rangers Use Drones to Search for Missing HikersBRANDON TORRES—AP SHARE AARON BROWN

Grand Canyon Park Rangers Use Drones to Search for Missing Hikers The Grand Canyon is the only national park with its own fleet of drones.  Rescue teams at the Grand Canyon enlisted the help of drones in an attempt to find two hikers who went missing in the national park, the Associated Press reports. This is the most serious use of drones…

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Verizon Drone To The Rescue

Verizon Drone To The RescueAMERICAN NEWS ROOM / YOUETUBE

Verizon Drone To The Rescue: Company-Built Giant Unmanned Aircraft To Provide Network Service After Disasters Verizon, the vast network operator of United States, has come up with something new and effective for post-natural disaster situations. The company successfully launched a giant drone, which is the solution to the huge problem after any kind of natural disaster, i.e. cell phone network service….

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Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers

Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers

Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers at Salmon Holes set to help in emergencies The first test of drone technology to rescue people at sea in Western Australia has been hailed a success by volunteers in the Great Southern, who say it could help save lives. The experiment, led by the Albany Sea Rescue with no government involvement, was conducted…

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Lives Drones Have Saved Since 2013

Here’s How Many Lives Drones Have Saved Since 2013

How Many Lives Drones Have Saved Since 2013 Drones aren’t always mentioned in the same breath as saving lives, but a new report from one drone manufacturer says they should be. Civilian drones have been used to save at least 59 people in 18 different incidents around the world since 2013, DJI, a China-based company that manufacturers popular civilian drones,…

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