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Aviation Radio Communications for UAS Public Safety Pilots

So you are flying at an incident scene and news helicopters are hovering above or maybe you are flying near an airport and you should be using your aviation radio to announce your location, how do you do that? Well, you’re in luck, this class will help you to communicate on the aviation radio like a pro. You no longer ... Read More »

As a Public Safety Drone Pilot the FAA Wants you to Know All About ADM and CRM But Do You?

The FAA places a big emphasis on Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM) and Crew Resource Management (CRM) for manned aircraft pilots. But for drone pilots who have not been involved in aviation, ADM / CRM appears to be an abstract or non-applicable concept. This webinar is designed to help UAV pilots apply those parts of ADM / CRM the presenter believes ... Read More »

Crash Reconstruction With Drones for Law Enforcement

Master Trooper Brian Leventhal from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol will be sharing his lessons learned, data storage issues, how to capture drone mapping images that are accepted, and basically all the lessons he has learned along the way. This is a free educational presentation based on real-world experience and not a sales presentation for anything. There is nothing ... Read More »

Public Safety UAS Incident Command – Flight Operations

There is so much to learn about how to conduct UAS public safety flight operations in a way that can give you the best chance of achieving your mission goals. Flying gets especially tricky when you find yourself flying with other departments or in a multiagency situation. However, your chance of mission success can be greatly enhanced through organization and ... Read More »

Public Safety UAS Night Flight

Emergency drone flying during the day is one thing but at night, now that’s a completely different set of skills. In this class, we are going to cover the different night flying considerations and factors you need to think about before you ever lift off from your LZ. If you’ve ever been scared flying at night, this is the class ... Read More »

Public Safety UAS Thermal Camera Operations

This is a free educational presentation based on real-world experience and not a sales presentation for anything. There is nothing for sale and nothing to be purchased. Thermal cameras have a mysterious reputation for being able to find all sorts of missing people and give us a magic eye-in-the-sky. But do they really? In this class, we take a deep ... Read More »

Public Safety UAS Visual Observer – Train the Trainer

This is a free educational presentation based on real-world experience and not a sales presentation for anything. There is nothing for sale and nothing to be purchased. To discover all of the upcoming free public safety webinars. click here. This class is designed for individuals that may have to conduct the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Visual Observer (VO) training at ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About Public Safety UAS COA and PAO Operations Before or After You Start Your Program

Flying a public safety operation under a COA is all the rage. So many departments are jumping into public safety flight going down the COA or Public Aircraft Operation route. Some elect to pursue this after a consultant helps them with this approach. Others are told by manufacturer sales representatives this is the best route to take. Some departments decide ... Read More »

Garage Structure Fire – Public Safety UAS Flight Debrief with Lessons Learned

Wake Forest Fire Department Firebird 1 Flight Debrief Incident: Garage Structure Fire Location: Wake Forest Flight Time: 30 minutes Mission Goals: Since this was a joint department event and Northern Wake was in command the goal became to use the incident as a data gathering flight and be ready to provide any information Northern Wake Command may need. What Went ... Read More »

When the Manned Aircraft System (MAS) is the Right Tool Instead of the UAS

There is no doubt the public safety Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) can be a very helpful tool for law enforcement, fire and rescue, and emergency management to use. It occurred to me not that long ago while I was waiting for several hours for a UAS map to process, that it was actually something I could have captured and delivered ... Read More »