Special Committee of Emergency UAV of China Civil Aviation Emergency Rescue Union Was Established
According to the 2018 Development Forum of Emergency UAV Application in the Earthquake held a few days ago, the Emergency UAV Special Committee of China Civil Aviation Emergency Rescue Union was formally inaugurated.
It is learned that the Committee was initiated by Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Of China, China Association for Disaster Prevention, GNSSs & LBS Association of China, China Meteorological Service Association, China Information Industry Association General Aviation Sub Association together with Shenzhen UAV Industry Association, China Earthquake Disaster Prevention Center and Tsinghua University. The Committee was established on 23th June 2018. Yang Jincai, Chairman of Shenzhen UAV Industry Association was elected as the first director of the Committee, Sun Shoujun, Secretary General of China Civil Aviation Emergency Rescue Union as the executive director, and JingDong Group, DJI, CNAir UAV, the Research Center for UAV Applications and Regulations, Chinese Academy of Sciences and other groups as the deputy director. Wang Huizheng, Secretary General of China Information Industry Association General Aviation Sub Association was elected as the secretary-general.
Yang Jincai, Director of the Special Committee of Emergency UAV expressed that the Special Committee of Emergency UAV is the first civil society in the field of UAV application in China. After establishment, the Committee will organize member units to conduct in-depth studies on the technical norms and technical standards of UAVs to enhance their capacity for emergency management, and put forward implementation plan for application of UAV to risk assessment and disaster early warning of emergency and disaster relief in accordance with the national conditions of our country so as to contribute to monitoring, forecasting and early warning, risk identification, disaster intervention and disaster relief capacity building in emergency management in China. At the same time, the Special Committee will integrate and serve the national emergency UAV enterprises, establish a big database of national emergency UAV, and set up a unified national standing emergency UAV force, and organize member enterprises to participate in emergency rescue operations with relevant government departments, and to truly build up a new force in civil emergency relief.
Sun Shoujun, Executive director of the Special Committee of Emergency UAV introduced that China Civil Aviation Emergency and Rescue Association is a national civil aviation emergency rescue organization composed of 9 national associations and 10 provincial associations and 180 navigation and emergency response enterprises. The Union, under the support of relevant state departments, integrates civilian rescue forces, assists the government in dealing with various public safety incidents, natural disasters and terrorist incidents, and develops an aviation emergency operation control platform. It has cooperated with China Earthquake Administration and the Sichuan Provincial Emergency Response Office in the rescue work of the Jiuzhaigou earthquake, and has achieved positive social impact. The Special Committee of Emergency UAV was established within the framework of the Union.
It is learned that the 2018 Development Forum of Emergency UAV Application in the Earthquake was co-hosted by China Earthquake Disaster Prevention Center, China Civil Aviation Emergency Rescue Association, Shenzhen UAV Industry Association and China Information Industry Association General Aviation Sub Association.