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Wildfire intelligence through cutting edge technology and operational distinction.






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Hummingbird Drones explores the power of new technologies to solve life-threatening problems in the wildfire space

At Hummingbird Drones, we believe efforts to contain wildfires are drastically enhanced by the fusion of our cutting-edge and rigorously tested software and hardware. Our services range from fire suppression work to training to collaborating on a variety of projects that touch on our expertise.


Our Services



Hummingbird is a pioneer of the unmanned aerial vehicle technology in the wildfire space and has successfully engaged drones on the fire landscape since 2015. We are also available for search & rescue, forestry, industry and videography work.


Hummingbird offers civil and commercial UAV training courses required by Transport Canada for new, as well as experienced, pilots to become a compliant UAV operator. Held over three or four days, all courses can be conducted on site or locally scheduled.


Hummingbird collaborates with a variety of clients to build their capacity with regards to drone technology and amplifying their impact. Our work is tailored to each project and might include regulatory consulting, assistance with purchasing and training.

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In our efforts to prevent new fires, we are testing a crowdsourcing technology that brings together thousands of digital workers and volunteers to look through strategically positioned cameras in vulnerable areas. Check it out and make a positive contribution today at


Our Story

Founded in 2014 by then students Robert Atwood and Richard Sullivan, Hummingbird Drones focused on the untapped potential of drones to affect the way wildfire suppression efforts were conducted. After a year of product development and beta testing, Hummingbird Drones was engaged for a trial by the BC Wildfire Service. Since then, Hummingbird expanded its offering across western Canada, providing data and intelligence to support a variety of fireline operations.


Our Clients