Search & Rescue Drone

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Search & Rescue Drone

SplashDrone 4 Enterprise

Challenges of Search & Rescue

Time Criticality

It is very time-consuming for ground team to locate injured and distressed person and coordinate responses in a situation where every second counts.

Terrain Constraints

In most SAR missions, rescue team can face challenging terrains in the form of mountain or rainforest, which might slow the entire operation.

SplashDrone 4 Enterprise

SplashDrone 4 Enterprise is SwellPro’s latest commercial drone platform for multiple industry uses. Superior flight accuracy and reliability, operable in all weathers and all terrains, different payload options for SAR missions in various conditions, SplashDrone 4 Enterprise is the best drone for search and rescue. Save more lives in less time, with less risks.

Advantages of Drone Search and Rescue

Fast Drone Search

SplashDrone 4 Enterprise can be deployed in just 60 seconds without on-site calibration. With the flight speed up to 22 m/s, the drone can quickly survey a large area within a few minutes, regardless of the ground condition.

Situational Awareness

With a 3-dimensional camera shooting up to 4K resolution video, SplashDrone 4 Enterprise can quickly capture aerieal data of a large area. The drone footage allows responders to have a situational understanding of the search zone and pinpoint possible locations where the missing person might be trapped.

Drone Thermal Sensor

The GC3-T thermal camera for the SplashDrone 4 Enterprise can detect heat emitted from a warm human body, an animal or a vehicle engine. Rescue team can use the drone thermal sensor to spot person in distress from a distance, assess their status and environment, even in complete darkness. The thermal camera also comes with a 1080P visual sensor that can give you a clear view of the person for further confirmation.

Visual Sensor

Thermal Sensor

Search & Rescue in the Night

The built-in dimmable flashlight on the GC3-T and GC2-S cameras can be used as a light source to locate missing persons at night.

Precise GPS Coordinates

The GPS RTK module inside the SplashDrone 4 Enterprise boasts centimeter-level accuracy. When the operator locate the missing person with the drone’s vision, they can check the drone’s GPS coordinates in the flight APP and communicate to the ground team getting to the exact spot.

Remote Communication

Carrying a megaphone, SplashDrone 4 Enterprise can repeatedly broadcast a pre-recorded message making the missing person aware that people are looking for them. Through the drone’s megaphone, Operators can communicate with stranded people, offer safety advice and let them know help is the on the way.

Fast Drone Rescue

For surf rescue missions, the SplashDrone 4 Enterprise can carry and precisely drop an inflatable life preserver to people struggling in the water with a PL1-S payload release mechanism. When it comes to mountain rescue, operators can use the drone to deliver first aid kit to someone who is injured. Not only can SplashDrone 4 Enterprise search for missing persons, it can even help the victims stay alive before rescue team arrive.

All Weather, All Terrain

SplashDrone 4 Enterprise is rugged design to fight against any element that the nature could throw on it.


• IP67 Waterproof

• Corrosion-resistant

• Floating Design


• Rainproof


• Snow-proof

• -20℃ working temperature


• Wind resistant up to 33 knots / 31 mph / 60 km/h

• High torque motors


• Sand & dust protection

More Affordable than Manned Aircraft

While helicopters and airplanes can cost several thousand dollars in a search and rescue mission, SplashDrone 4 is just a fraction of the cost than traditional manned aircraft. Plus, rescuers can stay safely on the ground at the staging area.



Payloads for Search and Rescue Drone

GC3-T Thermal Camera

Thermal sensor: Uncooled VOx Microbolometer 650 x 512 px @50FPS

sensor: 1/2" 2M 1080P Starlight CMOS Stabilization: 3-axis

Temperature range: -20°C ~ 150°C (± 3°C) Adjustable LED Flashlight

Temperature OSD & Alarm

Color Palettes

GC3-S 4K Camera

Sensor: 1/2.3" 12M SONY CMOS Lens: F4.53mm f/2.65, FOV: 92.6°

Stabilization: 3-axis

4K: 3840*2160/30P

2.7K: 2704*1520/60P

FHD: 1920*1080 30/60/120P

HD: 1280*720/240P

Photo: 4:3/16:9 12MP

GC2-S HD Camera

Sensor: 1/2" 2M starlight night vision CMOS Stabilization: 2-axis

LED flashlight

FHD: 1920*1080 30/60P

HD: 1280*720 120/60P

PL1-S Payload Release

2 KG Lifting Capacity


MP1 Megaphone

120 decibel max volume

300 m sound range

High fidelity sound production