Tagged: Rescue

Air Force would like to call a drone for crew rescue

A pretty stiff set of requirements for a USAF crew rescue vehicle, they are not too worried about the noise or method of power. Develop and demonstrate a low cost aerial platform capable of transporting 2-4 military personnel (one in medical litter) with no onboard traditional pilot and capable of

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Learn What Drones Hollywood’s Finest Filmmakers Are Using

There’s lots of ways to get people excited about drones. You can talk about the huge benefits they’re already bringing to industries like search and rescue, transportation of medical supplies, package delivery, and land inspection. You can show them some of the brilliant documentary drone filmmaking that’s capturing everything from

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Rega Rescue Drone Searches Autonomously

At its Annual Media Conference, Rega presented a new type of aircraft for searching for missing persons: the newly developed Rega drone can autonomously scan large search areas and is equipped with various sensors, such as a thermal camera. As a result, in future, Rega will have at its disposal

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Outback Challenge – Medical Rescue

The next Outback Challenge task has been released. To take place in 2020 the next edition seems to include a second robot. One taken there by a flying one. This is going to be amazing! Not only do competitors have to fly 20 km to reach Outback Joe, injured in

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Schiebel Wins Norway’s Arctic UAS Tender

Norway’s Andøya Test Center selected Schiebel’s market- leading CAMCOPTER S-100 Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air System (UAS) for extensive search and rescue trials as part of the Arctic 2030 project. The CAMCOPTER S-100 was selected for its exemplary international reputation and its successful record of accomplishments in the

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Boost Commercial UAV Flight Times With Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

Article by Forrest Harrington Drones (or UAVs) are transforming operations in a number of industries, including infrastructure inspection, agriculture, search and rescue, mining, and more. Commercial drone operators have three distinct power solutions to choose from: lithium batteries, internal combustion engines, or hydrogen fuel cells. But which technology can truly

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How Drones And Robots Helped Fight The Notre Dame Fire

Last Monday, on the 15th of April, a fire started under the roof of France’s legendary Notre Dame cathedral. The 856-year-old building experienced significant damage to its roof, spire, and stained glass windows, but the work of experienced firefighters and the stone vaulted ceiling helped keep the damage to a

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Fotokite and Pierce Launch Firefighter Situational Awareness System

Fotokite recently announced the launch of a new product for firefighters in partnership with Pierce Manufacturing. Pierce Situational Awareness Systems by Fotokite are actively tethered unmanned aerial systems (UAS) integrated directly into public safety vehicles and firefighter operations. The systems provide persistent aerial situational awareness with the single push of

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New Swiss Search and Rescue Drone

At its Annual Media Conference, Rega presented a new type of aircraft for searching for missing persons: the newly developed Rega drone can autonomously scan large search areas and is equipped with various sensors, such as a thermal camera. As a result, in future, Rega will have at its disposal

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YANGDA FW-250 VTOL

YANGDA FW-250 is a reliable and affordable VTOL fixed-wing plane designed for long-range inspection, survey, aerial photography, agriculture, search and rescue and public safety applications. As a fixed-wing UAV with VTOL and hover capabilities, the FW-250 features a modular airframe that can be set up in less than 10 minutes,

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Drone At Work: Duboistown Fire & EMS

When the Duboistown Fire and EMS encountered incidents in 2016 when a drone would have been useful, Fire Chief Paul McKinley and Firefighter Paul Vavra decided to start a drone program. Their department is the only volunteer fire department in all of Lycoming County, Pennslyvania with a COA. The department

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Robotic Search and Rescue Training

Here is your chance to get instruction from living drone legend Gene Robinson for the use of sUAS for Search and Rescue right here on the West coast. As part of San Francisco Drone Week, Drone Pilot Inc. is offering a two-day class after the Small Unmanned Systems Business Expo

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Autonomous Firefighting Drone

Working with mentors from Sikorsky, three University of Connecticut engineering seniors are translating their classroom education to the field.

Electrical engineering majors Kerry Jones and Joshua Steil, and computer engineering major Ryan Heilemann, are collaborating to build and program an autonomous firefighting drone to battle blazes without a pilot’s guidance.

“In the

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Snow Patrol Drones Save Skiers from an Icy Death

Drone manufacturers claim UAVs could slash the death toll of of-piste skiers by finding victims faster, and allowing ski patrollers to clear snow on high-risk slopes using explosives – without endangering themselves. Some mountain rescue services claim drones reduce their search times by up to 50%, because a drone can

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FLYMOTION/E-ONE Mobile Drone Command Trailer

FLYMOTION, a provider of unmanned systems, innovative technology solutions and system integration has introduced its newest Mobile Drone Command Trailer built in partnership with E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, made its debut at Fire Rescue East Conference and Trade Show in Daytona

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Airborne Response supports National Guard and Fire Rescue exercise with drones and aerostats

Miami FL (SPX) Jan 30, 2019 –

Airborne Response, the South Florida-based provider of Mission Critical Unmanned Solutions for industry and government, completed Exercise Lightning Shield – a full-scale training exercise held on Thursday, January 24 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Airborne Response provided aerial support for the U.S. Army National Guard

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FLYMOTION releases first Mobile Drone Command Trailer

FLYMOTION, a leading provider of unmanned systems, innovative technology solutions and system integration is proud to introduce our newest Mobile Drone Command Trailer built in partnership with E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a leading manufacturer of fire apparatus, made its debut at Fire Rescue East Conference and Trade

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Airborne Response supports U.S. Army National Guard, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue with Drones and Aerostats for Full-Scale Exercise

Airborne Response, the South Florida-based provider of Mission Critical Unmanned Solutions™ for industry and government, completed Exercise Lightning Shield – a full-scale training exercise held on Thursday, January 24 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Airborne Response provided aerial support for the U.S. Army National Guard and specialized elements of

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UAS Drones Disaster Conference, March 7-8

The inaugural UAS DRONES Disaster Conference (UASDISCON) Los Angeles is scheduled for the Columbia Memorial Space Center from March 7-8, 2019. The event will feature keynote speakers with vast expertise in using unmanned systems for fire rescue, emergency management, and public safety. Fire Chief Charles Werner (Ret.), Chairman

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UAS DRONES Disaster Conference | Los Angeles

The inaugural UAS DRONES Disaster Conference (UASDISCON) Los Angeles is scheduled for the Columbia Memorial Space Center from March 7-8, 2019. The event will feature keynote speakers with vast expertise in using unmanned systems for fire rescue, emergency management and public safety. Fire Chief Charles Werner (Ret.), Chairman of the

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