EMS DroneTexas-based program to train EMS drone pilots in emergency response missions.

by Jim Magill

Emergency medical personnel in Texas will soon be able to deliver life-saving medicines and equipment via drones to victims of emergencies or disasters, thanks to a training program announced last month by Draganfly.

The training program got underway in August in Spring Branch, Texas, a city northeast of San Antonio. The training comprises the first phase of a multi-phase program launched by Draganfly and global supply chain company Coldchain Delivery Services, to incorporate drone intelligence gathering and deliveries into the state’s emergency management systems.

“Whether it’s a total disaster response or it’s an emergency response, the drone will often have the capability of being the first responder coming in,” Draganfly CEO Cameron Chell said in an interview.

He said many emergency situations occur in remote communities or involve roads that are made impassable, preventing…


Source: dronelife.com