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,...

Newly-formed search and rescue charity reveals why drones will be used more in Scottish...

Drones are taking life-saving in Scotland to pioneering new heights. For the newly-formed Search and Rescue Aerial Association Scotland (SARAA-Scotland) is to use the remote-controlled...

Drones Help Search And Rescue Teams Find Victims Faster, New Study Shows

New Standards, Tactics And Protocols Will Help Save More Lives With Drones September 20, 2018 – Search and rescue teams found simulated victims faster when they...

Virginia Tech collaboration with State Farm helps secure FAA waiver for drone operations over...

Virginia Tech collaboration with State Farm helps secure FAA waiver for drone operations over populated areas in states impacted by Hurricane Florence Insurer working with...

Airborne Response Teams with Edgybees and UgCS to Provide UAS Software to Public Safety...

Edgybees First Response and UgCS flight software will assist responders with drones to conduct aerial search and rescue operations in devastated areas of the...

An embedded perspective of the Carr Fire – Drones for good

Two weeks ago, an interagency team of UAV operators arrived in Redding, California to assist in disaster response to the tragic Carr Fire. My role...

Auxdron Lifeguard Drone rescues swimmers from Spanish beach

As part of the Lifeguard team and now ever present on the beach in the port of Sagunto, Spain, the Auxdron Lifeguard Drone was...

EENA Awards Heroic Icelandic Drone Rescue

The European Emergency Number Association (EENA), the Brussels-based public safety NGO, and DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today...

Texas A&M building a Drone Program for Public Safety

Lost hikers found, swimmers rescued with a deployed floatation device, wildfires located from above. Headlines about emergency responders using small, unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS)...

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...