(Phys.org)—Described as the next generation of surveillance, and representing the world's highest resolution camera, the ARGUS-IS, which stands for Autonomous Real-Time Ground Ubiquitous Surveillance Imaging System, is featured on PBS' NOVA program on drones, which describes the latest technologies behind drones. The program carries a demonstration of the imaging system, which is the result of development work at BAE Systems, a defense, security and aerospace company.
Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-01-pbs-gigapixel-drone-imaging.html#jCp
ATI has several courses on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) including
Unmanned Aircraft System Fundamentals Unmanned Aircraft Systems Overview
Unmanned Aircraft Systems - Sensing, Payloads & Products
Keven Gambold joined the Royal Air Force in 1992 with a BSc in Psychology and Philosophy from Durham University, England. After flying training on T-37B, T-38A and Hawk TMk1, he was posted to the Tornado GR4 fighter-bomber and completed 7 years on the front-line. There, Keven participated in OP WARDEN (Turkey), OP BOLTON (Kuwait), OP ENGADINE (Kosovo), where he was awarded a Mention in Dispatches, and OP IRAQI FREEDOM, launching the Shormshadow Air-Launched Cruise Missile. He was the Squadron Electronic Warfare Instructor, Laser Targeting Pod lead, a 4-ship lead, Instrument Rating Examiner, Training Officer and had full Electro-Optical qualifications. His 1500 hours included the Tactical Leadership Program, Maple and Green Flags and 14 months in Kuwait.
Keven volunteered for a posting to fly the USAF Predator in 2004 and logged over 1500 hours combat flying, with two deployments to Launch-Recovery Elements, the second as the inaugural Squadron Commander at Tallil Air Base, Iraq. Keven led the flight trials program for the first ever Multi-Aircraft Control (MAC) system and became the Chief of Standards & Evaluation and a member of the cross-industry Advanced Cockpit Working Group. He has chaired several global UAS Conferences and Workshops and has written and broadcast numerous Webinars, the most recent of which covers UAS Integration into complex airspace: http://www.defenceiq.com/air-forces-and-military-aircraft/webinars/launching-uavs-into-civil-airpace-an-indian-model/#.UUiSOhyG18E. Keven has also written, and taught numerous international UAS training courses and in his role as Director for the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators (North America)’s Technical Aviation and Safety Committee, Keven has published peer-reviewed papers on UAS operations in the civil sector. Copies are available on request. He was an active member of (the late) RTCA SC-203 (and now SC-228), and has he has a JAA Commercial Pilots Licence, a Masters in Aeronautical Science (Aeronautics Operations) from ERAU and is a member of AUVSI, Chartered Management Institution, GAPAN, RTCA, AOPA and SAFE. He was a founding member of Unmanned Experts and holds the position of Chief Operations Officer at the UxS global consultancy firm.
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What You Will Learn:
From this course you will gain practical knowledge to understand the different classes and types of UAS, optimize their specific applications, evaluate and compare UAS capabilities, interact meaningfully with colleagues, and master the terminology
- Categories of current UAS andtheir aeronautical capabilities
- Major manufactures of UAS
- The latest developments and major components of a UAS
- The types of sensor data can UAS provide
- Regulatory and spectrum issues associated with UAS
- National Airspace System including the different classes of airspace
- How UAS will gain access to the National Airspace System (NAS)
- History of Unmanned Aircraft
- What Makes UAS a “System”
- UAS Manufacturers
- Who Uses UAS Anyway?
- ISR sensors
- Safety and Airspace Concerns
- Radio Spectrum Issues
- Looking to the Future
For additional information and insights into Unmanned Aircraft Systems please see ATI's
Overview of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Power Point presentation.
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