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Life-Saving Drone Rescues Two Australian Swimmers

Lifesaving Drone Rescues Two Australian SwimmersBBC / File Picture

Lifesaving Drone Rescues Two Australian Swimmers, A World First BBC reports that two teenage boys were rescued by a brand new lifesaving drone in Australia while lifeguards were still training to use the device. The swimmers, aged 15-17, had got into difficulties off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales (NSW). Read More: AirSpaceX Reveals Electric VTOL Aircraft MOBi-One A…

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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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Drone Operator Assists In Public Safety

Drone Operator Assists In Public SafetyHub City Times/ Submitted Photos

A Local Drone Operator Assists In Public Safety It looks like a local man in the Marshfield area has come to the rescue with his trusty drone. Hub City Times reports that Branden Bodendorfer, a drone pilot, was recently called in when Steve and Mollie Schrodi’s dog Jax went missing in the McMillan Marsh. A happy ending “On Saturday, (Oct. 28, Mollie…

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Air Crash Drone Water Rescue Demo 9/20-21

The Air Crash Drone Water Rescue DemoSkyBound Rescuer

The Air Crash Drone Water Rescue Demo In many market spaces, it is considered that drones are becoming saturated. However, market saturation could not be further from the truth when discussing drones as First Response assets. This is just the beginning, drones WILL revolutionise search and rescue; but at present, drones are still some distance from fulfilling their vast potential for…

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Is The Lack of Drones Costing Lives

Lack of drones costing lives in HoustonFox News

Lack of Drones Costing Lives In Houston? Drones in Houston would be a force multiplier for rescue efforts – so why is the FAA telling them to stay away? Brett Velicovich of the Fox News Opinion put out an interesting statement regarding drone usage in Houston. He begins his post by stating that some of his closest family and friends are located…

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Dogs and Drones To The Rescue

Dogs and Drones To The RescueFabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images.

Dogs and Drones To The Rescue How dogs and drones are slashing rescue times in the wake of natural disaster. The team over at Upworthy posted an awesome article about an unlikely duo that is changing the game for rescue operations after natural disasters. So whose the team? Dogs and drones. According to the article, the Swiss Federation of Civil Drones has partnered with…

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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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