Tagged: Rescue

Rain Industries launch Rain 2 firefighting drone

Rain Industries, a leader in rapid initial wildfire suppression, has announced their next-generation autonomous firefighting demonstrator aircraft: the Rain MK2. The MK2 is an uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) based on a proven helicopter airframe. In conjunction with Rain’s fire agency launch customers, the MK2 will be used to demonstrate rapid

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FLYMOTION deploys to Ft Myers

FLYMOTION a Tampa tech company has teams with cutting-edge technology that have been deployed to Lee County FL, providing rescue assistance for the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Ian. On 28 September, Florida’s east coast was destroyed by one of the most powerful storms in history to

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AtlasPRO helped rescue two missing tourists in Norway

On the 21st of September, joint Norwegian rescue crews employed AtlasPRO in their search and rescue operation in northern Senja. According to HRS Nord-Norge, the locations of two Belgium tourists lost in Senja were found utilizing AtlasPRO in coordination with other resources. The two tourists are said to have drifted

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Evaluation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Live Monitoring to Enhance Situational Awareness During an Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Respons

DOT/FAA/TC-22/29 Authors: Jonathan Sheairs, Garrison Canter, and Jack Kreckie The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Technology Research and Development Branch conducted a research effort to explore the use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) to improve the situational awareness and effectiveness of aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) personnel when monitoring

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Teledyne FLIR Debuts SIRAS Drone for Public Safety and Industrial Inspection

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated has launched SIRAS, a professional drone that includes a quick-connect dual radiometric thermal and visible camera payload. Engineered for data security, performance, and affordability, SIRAS is optimized for industrial and utility inspection, public safety, firefighting, and search and rescue missions. “Designed to provide

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Bristow to Deliver UK SAR 2G with Schiebel Camcopter Capability

Bristow has been awarded a 10-year contract by the UK Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) to deliver the Second-Generation Search and Rescue (UKSAR2G) programme. The contract includes the operational deployment of Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS. The new contract expands and builds on the existing capabilities Bristow has delivered to the MCA

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Bristow’s £1.6BN UK SAR Contract Includes CAMCOPTER S-100

Bristow Helicopters has secured a new 10-year contract to provide search-and-rescue (SAR) services for the U.K.’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency, valued at £1.6 billion. Bristow will work in partnership with 2Excel Aviation, a leading specialist in fixed wing aerospace services, and Nova Systems, the consortium’s innovation partner, to deliver the

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Bristow awarded Second-Generation Search and Rescue aviation contract by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

New 10-year contract combines existing rotary and fixed-wing services into a fully integrated, innovative solution led by Bristow Bristow-led consortium to begin transitioning to new contract beginning September 30, 2024, through December 31, 2026, to ensure a continuation of critical lifesaving search and rescue aviation services across the whole of

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BRINC launches global rescue network

BRINC is proud to announce the BRINC Global Rescue Network, dedicated to assisting humanitarian efforts around the world. Our team is composed of two dozen public safety professionals, military veterans, and current/former professional drone racing league members located around the world. We will donate the use of equipment, staffing and

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Garuda Aerospace deploys emergency delivery drones designed for Swiggy to support Assam flood rescue efforts

India’s largest drone start-up Garuda Aerospace has deployed White Knight Delivery Drones in Assam to support the state disaster management department’s rescue efforts amid the ongoing floods and landslide situation. “Garuda’s White Knight drones were used extensively during Covid pandemic lockdown to deliver medicines and emergency supplies in ISRO, Sriharikota

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Drone Laws in Arizona

Arizona has drone flight laws on a federal, state, and local level. The state rules regulate drone flights such that pilots should stay away from manned aircraft, firefighters, and police vehicles. The local ordinances limit where you can fly in various Arizona parks and cities.

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Drones in Firefighting

Flown in the grizzled hands of FAA Part 107 certificated firefighters, drones are highly capable tools and many firefighters have come to rely on the information they provide during and after a major fire incident.

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Airwards hosts panel with CAA-UK, Royal Mail, Sellafield, SkyBound Rescuer, Ajuno

LONDON, 20 May 2022: Yesterday (19 May 2022), government, drone industry and business leaders came together at the first of Airwards’ event series: ‘The Future of the Stenosphere’. Panellists from the CAA-UK, Royal Mail, Sellafield, SkyBound Rescuer and Ajuno explored the topic of ‘Accelerating drone adoption’, in an interactive two-hour

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NIST Launches Prize Challenge to improve Unmanned Aircraft in Indoor Search and Rescue Scenarios

The First Responder UAS Indoor Challenge is the agency’s sixth prize competition aimed at advancing the use of unmanned aircraft systems indoors for first responder situational awareness. BOULDER, Colo. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is launching a new prize competition series to

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Drone Rescue Systems

Auterion, the company building an open and software-defined future for enterprise drone fleets, is excited today to welcome Drone Rescue Systems to the growing Auterion ecosystem. Drone Rescue Systems safety solutions combine an autonomous parachute with emergency blackbox and data storage, to provide enterprise drone operators with an

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NUAIR with Smart Systems Cluster Submits Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC) Application

CenterState CEO and a coalition of 57 public, private, nonprofit, academic and for-profit entities across Central New York and the Mohawk Valley joined together to submit a phase two application for the Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC), a central component of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s American Rescue Plan.

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VEON to Share Augmented Intelligence Platform with Mobile Operators to Help Save Lives and Support Communities

Search and Rescue Drone Technology Extended to Help Communities Through Environment and Infrastructure Monitoring VEON, Euronext Amsterdam, a global digital operator that provides mobile connectivity and services, today announces its intention to share access to its Augmented Intelligence Platform capabilities and know-how with the international mobile operator community. VEON is

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