In the United Kingdom, a drone and a hovercraft were used to save a man who was more than a half-mile out at sea. Thermal cameras on drones can make a crucial difference in the ability to quickly find a person, especially when it is already dark.
With the help of a thermal drone, a missing Vancouver teen was found safe after two days near Mount St. Helens. After the 16-year-old had suddenly vanished a massive search and rescue party was organized including more than 100 people and two helicopters. He was safely found with the help of a drone with a thermal camera after almost 32 hours.
So you need a thermal drone, but you don’t trust French drones… What do you do? Well, you make your own 3D printed mounting system and take a FLIR Systems Vue Pro R with 620×512 resolution and, voila!