Drone America to Scale its Autonomous Air Tanker Concepts

Drone America, Unmanned Systems Manufacturer, to Scale its Autonomous Air Tanker Concepts Strategic alliance with Thrush Aircraft anticipated to yield unmanned solutions to airborne wildfire...

Florida International University UAS management for disaster response workshop

Florida International University Emergency Operations Center, Miami, FL 12 – 14 February 2018 This workshop goes beyond basic “how to study for a Part 107” and...

Dronefly.com Introduces an Infographic for Firefighting Drone Use Applications

Dronefly, a leader in commercial drone solutions has been working alongside officials to identify and develop solutions for fire fighting and rescue operations. Our...

Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police Choose COPTRZ as UAV Partner

COPTRZ have been announced as the exclusive supplier of UAV solutions to Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police. The force will be expanding...

California Wildfires (Part 2): How 360 drone panoramics become a first-responder tool

By Greg Crutsinger, Drone Scholars I had some time to think in between the two dozen drone flights it took to map the Coffey Park...

California Wildfires (Part 1): Mapping the hardest hit neighborhood

By Greg Crutsinger, Drone Scholars I’m not a disaster drone guy. I am actually an ecologist by training. I started in the drone industry because...

AT&T Flying COW deployed to Puerto Rico

Fair play to AT&T their helicopter based Flying COW (Cell on Wings) is operating in another natural disaster. The Flying COW is providing wireless connectivity...

Mapbox Releases New Map to Track Fires in Northern California and Across the U.S

Mapbox has published a new map to give people affected by the wildfires in Northern California and across the U.S. access to the most up to date...

MQ-9 UAS Used to Support Fire Fighting Efforts in Northern California

The California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing operating out of March Air Reserve Base is using MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), with full-motion...

Embry-Riddle Professors Use Unmanned Aircraft to Aid Community in Assessing Hurricane Damage

When Hurricane Irma passed over Daytona Beach, tearing off roofs, twisting signs and knocking over a water park slide, professors from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University...