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Published on October 23rd, 2017 | by Mark Dwyer


RAeS Lecture – DroneSAR


RAES invite you to an Open Presentation by: Oisin McGrath (Helicopter Instructor, Irish Air Corps at Irish Defence Forces)

on: DroneSAR: an Irish Software App that intends to revolutionize the potential for enhancing Search and Rescue Operations” 

DroneSAR is an app that transforms basic commercially available drones into advanced search-and-rescue [SAR] platforms. It was established as a direct result of the collaborative input of four individuals who each possess expertise and skill sets that are specific to the world of drone technology, network and satellite communication, and SAR coordination and emergency response.

Wednesday 25 October 2017 8.00 pm

Wynns Hotel Abbey Street Dublin 1

Admission Free / All Are Welcome

About the Author

Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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