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Use of Small Unmanned Aircraft on Wildfire Incidents

Date: November 12, 2018
Presenter(s): Mike Fontenot

Unmanned Aircraft, commonly called “Drones,” are being used more and more for public safety, research, etc. Falling prices, rising capabilities, and a favorable regulatory framework are all fueling this growth. Let’s look at actual, real-world, Wildfire missions where these aircraft are being used successfully, and dive into their advantages and limitations.

Topic(s): Human Dimensions of Fire Management, Organizational Learning & Innovation
Ecosystem(s): None
Type: Webinar
NRFSN number: 18820
FRAMES RCS number: 57030
Record updated: Jan 31, 2019