Paladin’s drone charging dome is an exciting progression for DFR. Our mission has always been to make Drone as a First Responder (DFR) programs a reality for public safety departments and this new beta version is the next step. ABC 13 recently checked in with Memorial Villages Police Department (MVPD). Officer Larry Boggus shared with the world […]
New DFR possibilities explored with 55 minute battery life and LTE capability Over the course of the last 10 weeks, Elizabeth Police Department has been conducting a Drone as a First Responder (DFR) program using our Paladin Knighthawk – an LTE based UAS with a 55 minute battery life. We are extremely excited to announce […]
Drone as a First Responder are eyes in the sky. The key benefit they provide is a birdseye perspective that no other tool (other than maybe a 100-foot ladder) can provide in an efficient and cost-effective way. Add a thermal camera to the drone and fire fighting goes from trial and error to a direct […]
DFR is a new buzzword within the drone community. Drones have been used for years in public safety, however, this idea of an “autonomous” drone that arrives before an officer does without an on-scene pilot may seem like a futuristic or daunting evolution. For this article, we are going to talk about what DFR is […]
Over the last six weeks, Elizabeth Police Departments UAS Unit has been deploying a Drone as a First Responder (DFR) program. Detective Luis Figueiredo has been leading a team of pilots who are actively deploying to 30+ calls a day, never “keeping the UAS on the ground for longer than ten minutes.” DFR is designed […]
In this week’s news, Yuneec announces a new commercial drone. DJI Airworks is happening in person this year, August 2022. Paladin and Odessa PD have created the largest DFR network in the states. Pilot Institute is 3 years old! We will go over some of our accomplishments all thanks to our students, viewers and community.
We are very excited to announce the official launch of the Odessa Police Department and Odessa Fire Department’s Drone as a First Responder (DFR) Program. They will be deploying using a five drone DFR system. Using our LTE drone, the Knighthawk, OPD and OFD are able to cover their entire city with multiple drones overlapping […]
This week we talked again to Divy from Paladin drones and Luis, the Drone Detective, about their class B BVLOS waiver! Join us while we discuss DFR, the first Class-B BVLOS waiver, Knighthawk functions, and the legality of DFR operations.
Pilot Institute – Drone News: Paladin Class B BVLOS Waiver, Axon Taser Drone, Blue UAS Update, Mavic 3 Update
This week in drone news, Paladin has gotten a BVLOS waiver for class B airspace, Axon stops r&d on a Taser, more blue UAS added to the approved list, and a firmware update to the Mavic 3! Pilot Institute – Drone News: Paladin Class B BVLOS Waiver, Axon Taser Drone, Blue UAS Update, Mavic 3 […]
Paladin deploys autonomous drones to 911 calls. We’ve built a DFR (drones as first responders) system that gives first responders a live overhead view of an emergency before they arrive, helping decrease response times, increase situational awareness, and save lives. We are very excited to announce that we have received the first ever class B […]