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Portland Transportation Bureau Seeks UAS for Storm Relief

As part of a new budget request, the Portland, Ore., Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is seeking funds to purchase unmanned aircraft systems to help...

UN World Food Programme and Belgium Launch UAV Initiative

The United Nations World Food Programme and the government of Belgium are launching an initiative to explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...

Virginia Zoo Deploys Drone in Search for Missing Red Panda

Come back home, Sunny! The Virginia Zoo has deployed a drone in the search for Sunny, its missing red panda.This morning, as part of...

New Partnership Explores Wildfire-Fighting Strategies with UAVs

Abilene, Texas-headquartered Chaney Aerospace LLC is collaborating with Chloeta Fire LLC – a Jay, Okla.-based provider of wildland fire consulting and contracting - to...

Indiana Police Department Rolls out New UAS Program

Indiana’s Valparaiso Police Department has launched a new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, which the police say will provide additional support in several types...

Coalition Protests Los Angeles Police’s New Drone

A group dubbed the “Stop LAPD Spying Coalition” is protesting the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s (LASD) plans to deploy an unmanned aircraft system...

You’re Invited: DJI, EENA to Talk Drones for Emergency Response

DJI and the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) are presenting a webinar this Friday on using drones for emergency response.DJI and EENA will discuss...

LA County Sheriff’s Dept. Ready to Deploy New UAS

Now approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is bringing on board an unmanned aircraft system (UAS)...

West Seneca, N.Y., Police Officers Win State-Funded Drone

The town board of West Seneca, N.Y., has green-lighted the purchase of a $10,000 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to be used by the town’s...

Report: Are UAVs Ready to Take Center Stage in Humanitarian Aid?

A recent research project explored the potential benefits and challenges of using drones during humanitarian crises.

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