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ANSI Seeks Members for Group Supporting Drone Integration in US Airspace

The American National Standards Institute seeks participants for a recently launched collaborative effort that will support the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the U.S. national airspace system. ANSI said Monday the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative aims to coordinate and advance the creation of UAS integration standards and compliance assessment programs …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson to Speak at TTC UAS Symposium

Chris Pehrson, vice president for Defense Department strategic development at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, will serve as a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.-hosted Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium that will kick off Saturday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Pehrson is one of the 24 guest …

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Former Flir Systems VP James McGowan Joins Helinet Aviation as President

James McGowan, former vice president of FLIR System‘s surveillance segment, has been named president of California-based helicopter services provider Helinet Aviation. He oversaw the development and execution of commercial sales and distribution strategies for FLIR’s portfolio of handheld and weapon-mounted thermal imaging products, Helinet Aviation said Thursday. The more than 20-year industry veteran previously held leadership roles …

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CSRA Receives ATCA Award for FAA UAS Digital Registration Support

The Air Traffic Control Association has awarded CSRA the Earl F. Ward Memorial Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to efforts in the quality, safety and efficiency of the country’s air traffic control. CSRA said Tuesday it received the award during the 61st ATCA Annual Conference and Exposition held in National Harbor, …

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Airbus Names John Kefaliotis as Metron Aviation Subsidiary President; Allan McArtor Comments

John Kefaliotis, formerly Exelis vice president of international strategy and business development, has been appointed as president of Airbus Group‘s air traffic management subsidiary. Airbus said Monday Kefaliotis provides more than 40 years of air traffic management experience in operational air traffic control, government services and systems contracting to support Metron Aviation‘s …

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Inmarsat VP Joseph Teixeira Receives Aviation Safety Award

Joseph Teixeira, Inmarsat aviation safety and cybersecurity vice president, has received the James L. Oberstar Sentinel of Safety Award from the National Air Traffic Controllers Association for his leadership in the field of aviation safety. Inmarsat said Thursday the award is given annually to recognize a non-NATCA member who has significantly contributed to aviation safety efforts. …

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