Volatus adds wildfire suppression support to its drone service menu
Canadian drone hardware, service, and training company Volatus Aerospace has announced the addition of two new specialized, certification-required activities to its broadening menu, notably the ability to provide aerial tech for use in battling the nation’s proliferating wildfires.
Volatus has been at work scaling both the range of services it offers customers, and its geographic reach through both organic diversification and acquisitions of smaller firms excelling in various drone sector activities. The most recent move in the former category came this week with the Toronto-based company saying it had obtained certification required to provide aerial sensor support to wildfire extinction efforts.
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That Volatus qualification comes with its passages of the Hinton GRID Testing process, which the Wildfire Service unit in Alberta uses to vet prospective…