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

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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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