Precision Integrated Programs Supports Wildfire Fighting in Alaska

Over the past seven days, Precision Integrated Programs has supported the University of Alaska Fairbanks significantly in conducting ScanEagle flight missions to assist authorities...

Drone lends a wing to help control Kenai Peninsula wildfire

Devin Kelly Over the vast expanse of the smoldering Kenai Peninsula wildfire, a little unmanned aircraft spent nearly six hours picking up signs of hot...

Fire Chiefs warn against personnel drone use California Fires.

It seems not a week goes by without somebody doing something foolish with a Phantom. This time its flying whilst fire buckets are being...

Insitu Pacific Demonstrates Fire Management Assistance with ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., today announced it recently conducted a successful demonstration for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSW...

Drone TV – “Bastrop Burn” is released!

Drone TV travels to Bastrop, Texas to film a prescribed burn which was conducted by NIST, U.S. Forest Service, Texas A & M University....

UAV firefighting technology in the sky

By Stan Gorton THE future is here when it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs. Firefighters meanwhile are always looking toward the latest technology with the...

Answering the burning questions

James Davidson This week’s heatwave across southern Australia has reminded us of the serious dangers posed by grassfires. They might not sound that threatening, but these...

WSU Students Build a Firefighting UAV

In response to events like the tragic June 30 Yarnell, Ariz. wildfire which claimed the life of 19 firefighters, awareness of the need for...

PK East VFD takes delivery of unmanned aircraft trainer

Mark Engebretson Owners of FireFlight Unmanned Aircraft Systems, based in Oklahoma City, were at Possum Kingdom Lake Monday to deliver an unmanned aircraft trainer in...

Lithgow on Fire

Some thought provoking footage from a quadrocopter, the aftermath of just one of the 73 fires currently burning in New South Wales,  29 of...