How to Drone Map a Disaster Zone in 60 minutes or Less

This past November, I coordinated a short experiment on the ground in Paradise, California in the final hours of wrapping up...

Mapping “Camp Fire” with drones, lessons learnt

DJI works with 16 first response agencies for disaster response and damage assessment for California’s deadliest wildfire The towns of Paradise and Magalia in Northern...

ScanEagle Unmanned Aerial System Proves Valuable for Firefighting Crews at Northern California’s Camp Fire

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, assisted from the air in the firefight against the Camp Fire in Northern California, now...

How the Drone Ecosystem Came Together In Support of Camp Fire

Like many people on November 8th, 2018, I was glued to the news about the explosive Camp Fire burning through the town of Paradise,...

BEHA M1-AT firefighting drone

The ability to fly a fleet of autonomous drone BEHA M1-AT’s to a fire location, providing continuous low-level delivery with greater payload capability than...

Interior Awards First Contract for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Services

BOISE, Idaho – As part of a broader strategy to aggressively combat wildfires, the U.S. Department of the Interior has awarded a Call When Needed...

New Joint Effort Boosts Drone Standards for Public Safety Officials

Two of the world's leading safety-standards developers are joining forces to help the growing number of public safety professionals who want to use drones...

Aerial Firefighting North America Gathers the World’s Experts

Tangent Link, renowned and recognised across the globe for its work with the airborne firefighting community, brings the Aerial Firefighting North America Conference and...

Delair provides long distance drone solutions for civil security and firefighting services in the...

The Departmental Fire and Rescue Service (SDIS) of the Bouches du Rhône signs an agreement with Delair drones to optimize its rescue and firefighting...

Skyfire Consulting Gains FAA’s Sign-Off on Los Angeles Fire Department’s UAV Program

Skyfire Consulting, the country's premier public safety-focused drone company, kicked off 2018 by gaining the FAA's sign-off on the Los Angeles Fire Department's in-house UAV program. LAFD, one...