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.
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 […]
Building a Tool to Save Lives: Founder Divy Shrivastava Talks About How Paladin Got into Developing Autonomous Drone as a First Responder Solutions Check out Paladin CEO Divy Shrivastava in this Pilot Institute Podcast! The group explores Drones as a First Responder (DFR), flying Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS), and the future of drones […]
Just last week, a Houston-based startup company formally released the Knighthawk. What makes this drone unique is that it was specially designed for aerial imaging in emergency situations. Thus, the design of the Knighthawk places priority on its imaging capabilities, speed of deployment, and length of flight time. What makes the Knighthawk so unique as an […]
Every second counts whenever a police department or a fire station receives a 9-1-1 call. Yet, first responders often waste precious time discerning the extent and even the exact location of an emergency situation before having to send resources out to deal with that situation…
A young company from Texas has released an emergency response drone-and-software package, and now is aiming to get that gear into more police and fire departments. The product launch from Houston-based Paladin comes as emergency dispatch centers and first responders across the country seek better technology to help them gain more information from calls, and to […]
Houston-based drone startup Paladin has spent the last three years living with first responders to build an autonomous system that runs itself …