SkyRanger Used in Police Search for Missing University Student


Aeryon Labs Inc. announced today that the Aeryon SkyRanger small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) has been deployed to aid in the search for missing University of Virginia student, Hannah Graham. The Albemarle County Police Department was granted an emergency Certificate of Authorization (COA) by…

Surf Lifesaving UAV wins innovation award


by Simon Chester Two students from University of Wollongong have won an innovation award for using a quadcopter UAV to quickly deliver a floatation device to a distressed swimmer. The UAV, designed by Nicolas Roach and Leo Stevens, uses magnets to carry a…

Northport Fire Rescue’s new drone takes flight


By Stephanie Taylor Northport Fire Rescue has added a drone to its arsenal of emergency response tools. The department’s new UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) is remotely piloted and transmits high-quality images to personnel on the ground. Firefighters can view the…