15. October 2016
DLRG Horneburg / Altes Land - Robert Rink (Copyright Microdrones)

From everyday life of a lifeguard: Robert Rink

The project of the German Lifeguard Association (short DLRG) chapter Horneburg/Altes Land (close to Hamburg), Microdrones and RESTUBE gained great popularity since first test reports were published in July and August. Together we’re testing two drones developed by Microdrones, that are able to drop two Restubes which are inflating automatically due to a newly developped special trigger. People who are in distress can grab onto the Restubes and float until they are reached by a […]
8. September 2016
Timo Imhof from DLRG Karlsruhe is our lifeguard of the month

From everyday life of a lifeguard: Timo Imhof

With this post we start our new series. Every month we are introducing a lifeguard every month, who dedicates time and resources for safety around water. This month we introduce Timo Imhof, head of the German Live Saving Association (DLRG) in Karlsruhe! Timo Imhof is member of the German Lifesaving Association since 36 years and became head of operations of the district Karlsruhe in 1998. Apart from being a lifeguard, Timo is a High School […]
13. August 2016

Drone and RESTUBE: DLRG tested new ways rescuing people

Maybe you’ve already seen it in TV (e.g. at the German TV station NDR) or spotted the article on sUAS News about the project with the German Lifeguard Association (Deutsche Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft, short DLRG): together with Microdrones and RESTUBE the DLRG chapter from Horneburg / Altes Land demonstrated promising new water rescue tactic with their new rescue euqipment on the river Elbe. DLRG Horneburg will use a drone in future Everything started with a drone donated […]