Fireball-dropping drones are the latest technology that is used by Firefighters in California to battle the unprecedented wildfires. The drones are arguably the greatest innovation in fire fighting this year says a National Geographic reporter.
DroneSeed is the first drone company in U.S. to receive approval from FAA for post-Wildfire reforestation in California and five other states. Heavy-lift drone swarms can begin reforesting in these areas within 60 days.
Drone footage shows wildfire-scorched neighborhoods in Oregon. Fast-moving flames in the Almeda Fire which is now fully contained after burning areas near Medford nearly destroyed the town of Talent in Oregon.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will not prosecute the pilot who is suspected of flying a drone illegally into Bighorn Fire-fighting airspace. A lack of evidence resulted in no FAA prosecution for the drone operator.
“Don’t interfere with wildland fire operations when flying your drone!” is the message that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to get across to all drone pilots. A recent example of a fire fighting operation that was interrupted by an…
A drone stops Honolulu firefighters during their battle with a large brush fire on Waianae. Honolulu Fire spokesman Capt. Jeffrey Roache said that helicopters resumed aerial operations after the drone operator was found and ordered to land his unmanned aircraft.
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.…