At today’s AUVSI XPONENTIAL Virtual Conference, the Airborne International Response Team (AIRT) and DRONERESPONDERS is making an announcement that could save lives all over the world. Emergency response remote pilots, their equipment, and public safety UAS programs will be listed together in a geo-referenced database to enable disaster management teams to find the resources they need.
The project is the brainchild of Brandon Karr, an expert in public safety drone applications from Pearland, TX. Karr started the project in 2020, recognizing the need to map public safety drone programs, industry, non-profits and federal programs that could provide mutual assistance in disaster response situations. Karr will work with DRONERESPONDERS as the project manager overseeing the initiative, which will now be a global effort.
“There is an incredible need for a comprehensive geo-referenced directory of public safety drone programs to help…