30 Jul '15, 2pm

CA #NationalGuard Launches Remotely Piloted Aircraft to search for missing man Go @theCaGuard h…

SACRAMENTO, Calif.– For the first time, the National Guard has launched a Remotely Piloted Aircraft to aid a search-and-rescue mission. The California National Guard launched the drone Wednesday at 10:20 a.m. to search for Edward Kavanaugh, 45, a teacher in San Francisco last seen July 17 when he went motorcycling in the El Dorado National Forest. The Guard acted at the request of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. “In 2013, the Cal Guard’s remotely piloted aircraft aided firefighters during the Rim Fire, and now — for the first time ever — it is helping an active search-and-rescue mission,” said Maj. Gen. David S. Baldwin, California’s adjutant general. “This technology helps the search-and-rescue mission by traveling where manned aircraft cannot safely flyand transmitting valuable information back to rescue crews...

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