Daily Drone News – Friday October 23, 2020
Here are today's most important drone news articles. We publish this post every weekday at 5:30 p.m. Some of these stories are from DroneXL.co and some of them will be from other sources. If you'd like to receive this in an email going forward, be sure to subscribe using the form below.
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Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service uses drone to rescue lost person – On Wednesday, the Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service used a drone to help rescue a person who was in medical distress and lost in a Winnipeg Park in Canada.
Highlights of the FAA's Drone Advisory Committee meeting – Yesterday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had its last Drone Advisory Committee meeting for 2020. Because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the FAA decided to make it a virtual event on Zoom this time. Here are some of the highlights of the event.
Drone swarms would overwhelm the British Army experts warn – Looking at the devastating use of unmanned aircraft in the fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the battle for the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, experts warn that drone swarms would overwhelm the British army.
Parrot partners with industry leader Colorado Drone Chargers – The new Colorado Drone Chargers ANAFI USA PRCS Elite charger is the highest-speed drone charging system on the market and is already a top choice for enterprise, emergency service teams (SAR, Police, fire, S.W.A.T.), and governments agencies around the world.
Drone Delivery Canada approved for BVLOS drone delivery operations – Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to announce that it has received a Special Flight Operations Certificate (“SFOC”) from Transport Canada, issued October 16th, 2020, for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (“BVLOS”) commercial drone delivery for the Beausoleil First Nation (“BFN”) COVID-19 operations, previously announced June 4th, 2020.
Police drone with thermal camera locates stolen farm vehicle – On Tuesday evening police officers were called to reports of a suspected stolen tractor being loaded up into a truck near Tintinhull, in the United Kingdom. The officers used a police drone with a thermal camera to locate stolen farm equipment.
Drone Delivery Canada provides update on Beausoleil and Georgina Island projects – Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to announce that both the Beausoleil First Nation project (“BFN”) and Georgina Island First Nation project (“GIFN”) are operational.
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