francois baptista + stéphane pietroiusti create EAGLE EYE as a rescue drone

francois baptista + stéphane pietroiusti create EAGLE EYE as a rescue drone

designed by french creatives francois baptista and stéphane pietroiusti, the EAGLE EYE drone is tailored to keep you safe during wild adventures. with its fine-tuned features, including artificial intelligence, it becomes a tool for rescuers and an asset when going through dangerous or hardly reachable fields.

francois baptista x stéphane pietroiusti EAGLE EYE



baptista and pietroiusti have carefully developed EAGLE EYE  in partnership with drone makers, rescuers and professional drone pilots. as a result, thanks to cameras, sensors, and an integrated artificial intelligence, the drone knows perfectly the topology of the field it has been assigned to.

a new tool for rescuers



‘he is living in the nature, scanning the ground every day, autonomous thanks to solar powered pylons to recharge it, dispersed on his territory. nature is always in movement, vegetation is growing, trees are falling, rains changes the tracks, temperature fluctuates. that’s why it is needed to refresh all data as often as possible, to define the best strategies to always be faster for rescuers to save lives or extinguish the flames’, explains the design duo.

area of attachment to pylons

camera and sensors to collect data

propellers and wings make it fly longer

exploded view of the eagle eye



video from david plachez

security LED on the wings

the drone is divided in two parts: carbon fiber wings and the tail with embedded technology

the drone patrol between pylons to cover a huge area

the drone suggests strategies for rescuers to extinguish the flames

the drone is scanning the land every day to understand its topology that is always in movement



project info:

lead designers: francois baptista, stéphane pietroiusti
designer: manon gérard
digital designers: david plachez, grégoire lauwers



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edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom

  • Now this is the first drone I see that is both extremely beautiful and seems to have a very intelligent design for both flying modes. It’s the first one I’d LOVE to buy just to let it fly. PLEASE make it to the market!

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