PRESS RELEASE - March 9, 2018 Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Published on Mar 12, 2018 at 07:43a.m.

Firefighters Flying Drones at Night Time and in Close Proximity To Helicopters in the same Air Space

Please give photo credit to Peter Mootz Fire District Photographer

Firefighters, Coast Guard representatives and Manufacturer DJI prepare for night time Drone operations at the Fire Districts Training Center near the Dumbarton Bridge

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L to R – Menlo Fire Captains Jim Montalvo, Tony Eggimann watch as Captain Rob Johnson operates “Big Bird” the Fire District’s DJI Matrice 210 Drone, equipped with a new FAA air craft visible strobe light and streaming flood lights for night time operations over the San Francisco Bay and Baylands Areas

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Firefighter/Paramedic Giau Nguyen operates the Fire Districts DJI Matrice 210 Drone as Captain Tony Eggimann, a veteran of many emergency operations, provides instruction, mentorship and advise

Please see the attached Press Release for more details! UAS-Drone Operations at Night and with Air Ops - March 9, 2018.pdf

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