9/1/17 - AOPA.com
“We actually flew in the eye,” recalled Ben Kroll ofSkyFire Consulting, a drone services company hired by The Weather Channel to accompany Jim Cantore (who is a fan of robotics, andserved as master of ceremoniesat the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems Xponential 2017 conference in Dallas) for live coverage of Hurricane Irma’s U.S. landfall on Sept. 10.
9/1/17 - AOPA.com
8/28/17 - CNBC
Fire departments have a new tool at their disposal in determining the fastest way to put out a fire: drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles are being sent to fire locations as scouts, using gas sensors and cameras with thermal imaging technology to help first responders in their rescue efforts.
7/18/18 - Unmanned Aerial Online
As more public safety agencies adopt small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the number of lives the technology is saving is climbing dramatically, reports Skyfire Consulting, a public safety UAV consulting company in Decatur, Ga.Read More
4/28/18 - FDIC
The second day of FDIC International 2018 commenced with another series of pre-conference workshops designed to bring attention to some of the most innovative aspects of the fire service. Among those innovations is the increasing use of drone technology, as highlighted by Skyfire Consulting CEO Matt Sloane in his well-attended workshop "Starting a Drone Program for Your Department."Read More
DJI has been in the news a ton lately with regard to data security for their clients. To set the record straight, DJI has released 4 separate documents addressing the issues. To keep our clients and prospective clients informed, here are all four documents.Read More
Navigating the FAA regulations around operating fire service and law enforcement drone programs can be very tricky. That's why we've broken down the public agency certificate of authorization (COA) for the FAA.Read More
Part 107 regulations can be confusing, but here's a handy guide to everything you need to know to get started.Read More
Everything you need to know about FAA Blanket and Jurisdictional Certificates of Authorization (COA).Read More
We get a ton of questions about COA, so we decided to put together this helpful guide to jurisdictional and blanket COAs.Read More