Tagged: Rescue

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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Fire Rescue Experts to Headline Los Angeles UAS Disaster Conference Exploring Role of Drone Tech for Public Safety and Emergencies

DOWNEY, CA – Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – also known as “drones” – have continuously demonstrated incredible value assisting with disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, and volcanos. These catastrophic events have elevated the use of UAS technology beyond basic public safety and into an entirely new realm uniting stakeholders from

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Firefighting Chilean Hermes 900 on Display

Chile has showcased the Elbit Systems Hermes 900 medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that it acquired from Israel in 2011 for the first time. A single Hermes 900 MALE UAV was shown on static display at Quintero Air Base in the Valparaíso region of the South American country

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Intelligent Parachute Rescue System for DJI M600

In the development of the parachute rescue systems of Drone Rescue Systems GmbH, the main focus was on the reliable, autonomous crash detection. A potential operation Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) should be possible in case of emergency. This orientation also applied, as the first drone-specific parachute system was

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The Trinity as part of the CopKa Project – BVLOS in action

CopKa is a BMWI funded project exploring the possibility of accompanying rescue operations with live images. Providing faster and more comprehensive information to mission control centers and additional participants in the rescue chain is the main goal. The data connection is achieved via satellite. In November 2018 the Trinity performed

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Morphing Drone Solution for Search and Rescue

A research team from the University of Zurich and EPFL has developed a new drone that can retract its propeller arms in flight and make itself small to fit through narrow gaps and holes. This is particularly useful when searching for victims of natural disasters. Inspecting a damaged building after

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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 deemed the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California’s history. “Our hearts go out to all of those affected by the terrible Camp Fire tragedy,” said Esina

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Drone Footage Spots Shark Near Popular Beach

We’ve written before about the many surveillance companies that are hoping to use drones to track shark movements and spot sharks from the air before a rescue mission is necessary. But last week, a massive grey nurse shark was found not by a spotting company, but by a freelance photography

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Need Your Windows Washed?

A huge drone that can wash buildings and put out fires is being developed in Latvia. The Aerones drone weighs 121 pounds and is tethered to the ground with a hose.

The company says it can clean buildings 20 times faster than humans and fly higher than firefighter ladders can reach.

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NYPD Unveils New Unmanned Aircraft System Program

On Tuesday the New York Police Department announced its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) program, which will be comprised of newly acquired Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or drones, and the licensed NYPD officers of the Technical Assistance Response Unit (TARU) who will operate them. Whether it’s a search and rescue mission,

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ALTI UAS Launches Search & Rescue Enhanced VTOL

ALTI UAS has launched a Search and Rescue version of the ALTI Transition VTOL UAV. This comes after some of the worst fires in South African history recently swept through the area. The ALTI Transition SAR ‘Orange’ is a specific version of the ALTI Transition designed for search and rescue

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NET GUARD Drone for High-Rise Rescues

NET GUARD is a high altitude self-driven UAV drone concept designed by a group of 6 students in Guangzhou, China. the creation is meant to rescue people from high-rise fire emergencies — when receives a distress signal, it uses GPS to pinpoint the location of the fire. Travelling at high

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Heliguy hosts emergency services roadshow

A derailed train lies on its side. Casualties are trapped among the wreckage, desperate for help. It’s a critical situation, with every minute crucial to survival. As part of the rescue operation, the emergency services fly a drone to the crash site, allowing officers to analyse the carnage from a

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MIT Researchers Create Drone Fleet To Rescue Lost Hikers

“Essentially,” says Yulun Tian, a graduate student in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, “we’re replacing humans with a fleet of drones to make the ‘search’ part of the search-and-rescue process more efficient.” Tian is describing the results of a research paper which he and other students at the Massachusetts

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

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 craft to save people who are lost, missing or injured. It is thought to be one of the most significant developments in mountain rescue since

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Scottish Team Uses Drones for Mountain Rescues

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 craft to save people who are lost, missing or injured.

It is thought to be one of the most significant developments in mountain rescue since search

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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise

Engineered for business operations, the portable Mavic 2 Enterprise features an ultra-compact and foldable design with an array of advanced controls and accessories that extend users’ capabilities during critical operations like firefighting, emergency response, law enforcement, and infrastructure inspections.

“With the Mavic 2 Enterprise, DJI has created a drone that makes

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