UAS pilot for Surfers Beach Safety and Marine Conservation in Australia

UAV’s  will be the new frontline weapon helping lifesavers eradicate black spots on Sunshine Coast beaches.

Surf lifesaving officials yesterday unveiled their new weapon against beach drownings and revealed they hoped to have them flying over Coast beaches by next summer.

The planes have a wingspan of about a metre and resemble a remote-controlled toy. But the similarity is only superficial.

The 1kg robotic aircraft, supplied by V-TOL aerospace, is fitted with cameras that relay real-time video to computer screens to enable lifesavers to monitor beaches some distance away.

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Source: Daily Mercury

 


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