Washington Needs To Reconsider Drone-Banning Proposals, Says Ceo Drone Amplified

Drone Amplified: Washington needs to reconsider drone-banning proposals

Washington needs to reconsider drone-banning proposals, argues Carrick Detweiler, CEO of Drone Amplified. He explains in an open letter why drones play such a crucial rule in monitoring, preventing, and fighting wildfires. Detweiler also argues for the U.S. Government to create…

Trump Ban On Chinese Drone Parts Increases Risk Wildfires

Trump ban on Chinese-made drone parts increases risk wildfires

According to an internal memo, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s decision not to buy more drones with Chinese parts has made it more difficult to fight wildfires. The memo exposes one consequence of the Trump administration’s crackdown on Chinese…

Fire Experts Ask People To Not Use Drones Near Wildfires

Fire experts ask people to not use drones near wildfires

The Minnesota Interagency Fire Center and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ask people not to use their drones near wildfires. In Minnesota, the months of April and May are typically the most active times for such fires, say experts.…