Advanced Tactical Training Search & Rescue Division (ATTSAR) has chosen SkyX aerial systems for long-range search missions.
ATTSAR described how SkyX’s systems of surpassing the usual given distance was a reason for the decision.
A range of at least 65 miles, endurance up to an hour and a half, minimum speed of 40mph and maximum speed of 75mph and autonomous VTOL in SkyX’s offering were key features which ATTSAR outlined as important.
William Bolton, senior trainer at ATTSAR, commented: “Search and rescue missions are high-pressure, time-sensitive moments where every second counts in increasing the chances that we’ll find individuals safe and unharmed.”
He added: “It’s paramount that we use the latest technology to aid our efforts, which is why we’ve chosen to work with SkyX. The longer flight duration enables us to conduct missions in Southern Ontario over difficult terrain, along riverbeds, or long beachfronts. Additionally, SkyX BVLOS capabilities and ability to operate in various weather conditions – all of which set SkyX apart from other solutions – provides us comfort in knowing that we’re partnering with best-in-class companies to maximize our chances of finding people quickly and safely.”