Drones for Good

Drones Flew Night And Day To Survey Surfside Condo Collapse

Drones flew night and day to survey Surfside condo collapse

After the 12-story Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Florida collapsed on June 24, 2021, at 1:25 am, drones were flown night and day to survey the Surfside condo collapse and look for survivors. In total, more than 300 drone…

Ehang Firefighting Drone Passes Technical Examination

EHang firefighting drone passes technical examination

Chinese Passenger Drone developer EHang announced this week that its manned EHang firefighting drone, the EH216F AAV, has successfully passed a technical examination by China’s National Fire-Fighting Equipment Quality Supervision Testing Center (NFFE). The company reports this in a press…

Nist Launches First Responder Uas Triple Challenge

NIST launches First Responder UAS Triple Challenge

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) of the United States Department of Commerce has launched a new prize competition, the First Responder UAS Triple Challenge, to promote the use of drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS),…

Pixl Drone Show #15: Droneresponders And Public Safety Drones

PIXL Drone Show #15: DroneResponders and Public Safety Drones

In this latest episode, the 15th already, of our PIXL Drone Show we talk to Charles Werner, Director of DroneResponders about the challenges of starting a drone program, disaster response, instant mapping, tethered drones vs non-tethered, and drone stories for…