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...

Coast Guard Conducts small Unmanned Aircraft System Testing On Cutter Stratton

The Coast Guard completed system operational verification testing of a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) on Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, a national security cutter...
Tom Stanton

Drone Stuff This Week 24th January 2017

The one in which, the very talented Tom Stanton tells us about his 3D printed flying wing. The files for which are available online...

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...

Verizon sets path forward for Airborne LTE Operations

The internet of things (IoT) is taking flight at Verizon. The company today announced its strategy to drive innovation and wide-spread adoption for in-flight wireless...

BYU prof one of four in U.S. invited to Italy quake sites for drone...

Todd Hollingshead In a video recently recorded by BYU civil engineering professor Kevin Franke, a dog lays in front of the ruins of a house...

Drones and Augmented Reality -Powerful Tools when Disaster Strikes

In 2015, flooding in the United States caused $3 billion in damage and led to hundreds of deaths (US National Climatic Data Center). During...

Tackling the European refugee crisis with solar-powered drones

One year after having demonstrated the 81-hour continuous solar-powered flight that is still the current world record in flight endurance for all aircrafts <...

Unmanned Experts and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department demonstrate accident analysis

At the WREX 2016 Conference, Unmanned Experts Explained How Its Project with LVMPD Demonstrated That Accident Analysis with a UAV Can Be Done Quickly,...

New Report: Drones in Public Safety and First Responder Operations

It may not seem like it, but drones are still in their infancy and only proving themselves through the rigorous testing done privately, commercially,...