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...

NCDOT Reminds Drone Hobbyists: No Drones in Disaster Zones

As Hurricane Irma approaches, the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation is urging drone hobbyists not to fly while disaster relief and...

Insitu, FireWhat, Esri Join Forces in Fighting Wildfires With Eyes in the Sky

Insitu, a leading information services company with more than one million operational unmanned aircraft systems flight hours, today announced its partnership with FireWhat, and...

NOAA Picks Black Swift Technologies’ sUAS for Nighttime Fire Observation eXperiment (NightFOX)

Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, announced today that their small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS), SuperSwiftTM, has been...
wildfire

Wildfire Burning Drone Props NOT Turning

There is a very disturbing trend in our industry that we, as responsible operators need to address in the most expeditious way possible.  The...
fire

Firefighting and prevention with drones

Every year, the outrageous results that are produced by uncontrolled fires become evident. For this reason, aviation and safety authorities from the different European...
SAR

Drone Search & Rescue Training sUSB Expo 2017

Since the first sUSB Expo we have been proud to bring you the cutting edge of the drone world and real world applications.  Not...
FDNY

FDNY Launches Drone For The First Time To Respond to Fire In The Bronx

On March 6, 2017, FDNY launched its first ever tethered drone to respond to a fire in a 6-story building on Crotona Park North...

International Fire Chiefs Association UAS toolkit

As unmanned aerial systems (UAS) become increasingly popular and affordable, their public safety applications make them an attractive option for law and fire rescue...

CAL FIRE arrests hobby drone operator for interfering with firefight

FOREST HILL, CA – CAL FIRE law enforcement officers arrested a Placer County man Friday who allegedly interfered with firefighting operations recently on the...