Drone based system for detection of avalanche victims. Once caught by an avalanche one has only a realistic chance to survive if found and rescued quickly. In numbers that means: 15 minutes! This period of time is too short for usual rescue methods.
AARA is a positioning drone that is based on the concept of an autonomous system for detection and positioning of avalanche victims. In case of an avalanche aside the mountain rescue service the positioning drone AARA is alerted.
The rotor unit is formally as well as functionally the central element. It is gimbal-mounted.
Alongside the precise and steady flight, AARA has to manage its job as a positioning drone. It has a GPS for navigation and an ultrasonic sensor for distance measurement.