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Boeing Subsidiary Tests GIS-Equipped UAV for Firefighting

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has partnered with Esri to demonstrate an unmanned aerial vehicle with a geographic information system for potential use during firefighting missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.

Insitu said Tuesday the team held test flights of the ScanEagle UAV at the Federal Aviation Administration-designated unmanned aircraft system test range in Warm Springs, Oregon.

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