search and rescue

  1. tml4191

    Award-Winning Drone Rescue Footage of Big Wave Surfer

    This was originally filmed back in February, but it just won an award at the 2017 Los Angelees FIlm Festival. Here's an article containing the short documentary drone video.
  2. Skyer

    Positive drone story

    Hi everyone. Here’s a positive story that highlights one of the many things that drones are good for: Search & Rescue. Missing elderly woman found by drone - CNN Video Skyer
  3. OmniDrone Aerial

    So I started a Drone Service: OmniDrone Aerial Video & Photography

    What's up guys! My name is Austin and I'm the owner of OmniDrone Aerial located in Wisconsin. My aim is to be the gold standard for aerial video and aerial photography in all of western Wisconsin and the greater Twin Cities area (Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN). I just wanted to drop in and say...
  4. ViperX

    DART is Seeking Volunteers and Beta Testers

    DART - Drone Assisted Response Team is now accepting early sign-ups ahead of our 2017 launch. We are also looking for beta testers and community managers. Sign up at DART's principal mission is simple. We collect, analyze and disseminate thousands of local, state and...
  5. ViperX

    Drone Assisted Response Team - DART

    There have been many discussions about the legality of drone support of SAR, LE, FR, et al. That debate will likely continue for some time. However, we believe the value of a united volunteer drone community far outweighs any fear of discourse. The DART platform, consisting of multiple...
  6. BigAl07

    Litchi - Update....Update... Update.... From Captain Obvious LOL

    I've been experimenting with Litchi a lot lately and I needed some features that I've read about but couldn't find. I've searched this forum, the Litchi FB group and all over but could not find how to turn on the features I needed. I finally sent a detailed message to Litchi on their FB page...
  7. S

    Drone operator locates fallen hiker.

    This is a news story from my area, unfortunately the hiker did not survive his fall. Drone operator helps locate fallen hiker |
  8. BigAl07

    Any ap to show GPS coordinates?

    Do any of the 3rd party aps indicate GPS coordinates real-time on the screen? I realize I can snap a picture, come back to command post and get GSP data from the picture but I have a real-world need to know during the flight if at all possible. It could save a lot of prep time and in a round...
  9. garrock

    Video: Two-Man Team | Car Driver & Drone Operator

    Thought I'd share this past weekends flight experience. I was operating the drone sitting comfortably inside a moving car and still maintained a strong radio link. *** No more standing outside exposed to the weather *** Two-Man Team: Car Driver Drone Operator PS... Big shout out to DBS. My...
  10. BigAl07

    External TV/Monitor Mount for mobile viewing

    I've working on a project and thought I'd reach out here to see if anyone has ideas or can give input to what they've already done. I'm working with our local EMS group to advance our SAR capabilities using our UAVs. We operate high in the Blue Ridge Mountains so a lot of what we do is "Remote"...