Establishing a Professional Micro-Aviation (Drone) Program
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When: October, 23, 2018 at 11:00am Pacific Time
Unmanned Autonomous Systems (UAS) continue to be utilized in a range of industries and government agencies. As UAS/drone technology becomes more readily available, is your organization prepared to develop a professional micro-aviation program?
The Center for Regional Disaster Resilience organized a webinar addressing these issues on Oct. 23rd, 2018. Recording now available of webinar here:
Charlton Evans, Founder and Principle Consultant
End State Solutions, LLC
Charlton Evans has been a direct participant and contributor to the advancement of the aviation industry since he first began flying. Evans is an expert in UAS applications such as wildland fire, project management, global deployed worldwide operations, process development, program implementation, complex schedule management, functional support, resource management, resource allocation, process integration, aviation operations, unmanned air system, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, tactics, techniques, procedures, DoD contracting, team building, workforce structure management, change management, corporate strategy, business capture, market analysis, cost mitigation, competitor assessment, and proposal development. Charlton has over 25 years of aviation experience; he earned his private pilot’s license when he was 18 years old. Charlton served in VMA-223 as an AV-8B Harrier Attack Pilot in the Marine Corps after graduating from the United States Naval Academy. Charlton holds instrument, commercial, and multi-engine civil ratings in addition to his military type ratings.
David Fleckenstein, Director, Washington State Department of Transportation Aviation Division
David Fleckenstein is the Director of the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division. David has over 25 years of aviation experience stemming from his current position, his previous role as an airport director, and as an Army Aviation officer and pilot. The current work of WSDOT’s Aviation Division is focused on providing for airport infrastructure, addressing emerging aviation technology, and coordinating aviation emergency services with programs also supporting aircraft owner and dealer registration, airport infrastructure grants and loans, aviation planning, and management of the state owned/managed airports. David earned an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of South Carolina and master’s degrees in Adult Education from South Dakota State University and in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College located in Carlisle, PA.