Gemma Alcock
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Gemma Alcock is the CEO of Skybound Rescuer and the Director of Air Services for Lowland Rescue. She has been recognised as the woman making the most difference in drones for SAR around the world, receiving the title of the ‘Woman to Watch in UAS 2018’.

The drone revolution: unlocking the next level

Drones are changing public safety operations for the better. No emergency service around the world is immune from the torrent of disruption, from fire services through to voluntary search and rescue (SAR) organisations, and more. The drone revolution is one…

Selecting a drone for emergency response: visual payload selection

Through the data they can collect or the payloads they can deliver, drones are saving lives faster, safer and cheaper than ever before, making payload selection pivotal to the lifesaving capabilities that a drone can offer. This article offers guidance…

Selecting a drone for emergency response: airframe selection

An emergency service should avoid simply following the status quo of multi-rotors and really assess their drone-use cases before selecting their airframe. Ultimately, the choice of drone will dictate a drone team’s capabilities and the level of performance that can…

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