Drone/UAS

UAS in Aerial Firefighting: How Are Drones Addressing Our Growing Wildfire Challenges?

Traditional wildland firefighting methods pose serious risks to ground and aerial crews. As climate change creates more vulnerabilities for larger and more destructive wildfires,...

Drones Force ‘Complete Shutdown’ of Aerial Firefighting Efforts at B.C.’s Biggest Wildfire

The BC Wildfire Service had to shut down aerial operations fighting the province's biggest blaze Monday because people were flying drones in the area,...

UAVOS Deploys UVH 170 Unmanned Helicopter for Wildfire Support

UAVOS has successfully completed its first field deployment supporting wildfire suppression agencies with its UVH 170 unmanned helicopter. In this mission, UAVOS' drone pilots...

China Tackles Sichuan Forest Fire With Support of Domestically Developed UAV

China has dispatched the Wing Loong-2 large unmanned aerial vehicle to support teams tackling a forest fire in Sichuan province. The domestically developed large civil...

Navigating the Challenges of Type 1 Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Wildfire ISR

By Dan Reese and Jordan Hahn Wildfires pose a significant threat to ecosystems, wildlife, and human lives. As the frequency and intensity of wildfires continue...

Australian Government Backs AMSL with $3 Million Funding for Aerial Firefighting VTOL

Sydney, Australia – 19 February 2024 – Australian zero emission aircraft designer and manufacturer AMSL Aero today welcomes the Australian Government’s move to back the...

Rotor Unveils R550X Aimed at Firefighting, Agriculture and Maritime Missions

Rotor Technologies, Inc., a developer of autonomous vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft, unveils the R550X, the largest uncrewed civilian helicopter on the market,...

UP42 and OroraTech Facilitate Geospatial Data Access with On-Demand Sensor Tasking

Berlin/Munich, November 30, 2023 – UP42, a geospatial developer platform and marketplace, and OroraTech, the leader in space-based thermal intelligence, have signed a partnership...

AutoFlight Unveils Advanced Air Mobility Firefighting Prototype

Global eVTOL pioneer AutoFlight today announced the launch of a high-payload firefighting program and released a fully functional prototype. With a maximum takeoff weight of two...

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