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Search and Rescue Drones

08/10/2019
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999: Britain From Above – ITV Show Spreads Drones For Good Message

ITV show 999: Britain From Above shined the spotlight on the crucial role that drones are playing in public safety, from helping to find missing people to providing vital surveillance at a derby football match. The prime-time programme was aired last night at 8pm and featured specific ‘drones for good’ case studies from numerous police forces, including Derbyshire and Norfolk who have both been supplied equipment by DJI Gold Partner and drone specialist, Heliguy. The episode showed how unmanned aircraft – including DJI’s range of drones and payloads – are... Read More

07/10/2019
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Drones Have Saved The Lives Of 279 People

Drones have saved the lives of at least 279 people – DJI announced at AirWorks 2019. The amazing statistic shows just how important drones have become for public safety and search and rescue operations. And this figure is almost certainly an under-estimate, as these 279 cases are the ones which have been documented, with many incidents sure to have been unreported or missed by popular media. 279 lives saved by drones is an amazing statistic. It shows the potential of this technology. Romeo Durscher, DJI’s Director of Public safety Integration... Read More

03/05/2019
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Drones being used in search and rescue trial

Drones, supplied by Heliguy, are being used in a new trial to support vital search and rescue missions around the Essex coast. The 12-month pilot, which began earlier this week, is taking place thanks to a partnership between Essex Police, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). “Drones will allow rescuers to make more informed decisions and ultimately help make the coast safer – particularly as the busy season is now almost upon us,” says the MCA The drones will help coastguard rescue teams... Read More