Little Ripper Rescue drones 'next stage in the evolution of lifesaving technology'

 
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Little Ripper Rescue drones 'next stage in the evolution of lifesaving technology'
by Mark Haughton - Monday, 22 January 2018, 3:11 PM
 

When two swimmers got into trouble at a beach on the state's Far North Coast, the last place they might have expected a rescue to come from was the sky.
In a world-first, the pair were helped by a drone, piloted by lifeguard supervisor Jai Sheridan, that spotted them and then dropped a flotation device to assist them back to shore.

 

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