AirMap-Moderated Drone Panel Comes to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016 No Comments
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The Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 – held July 25-31 in Oshkosh, Wis. – will be hosting a “Drones: Sharing the Airspace” panel on Wednesday, July 27.

Held 12:00-1:00 p.m., the panel will be moderated by Ben Marcus, CEO of AirMap, a provider of airspace intelligence and navigation services for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

Panelists will include Dave Vos, project lead for Google’s Project Wing; Thomas Prevot, NASA’s UAS traffic management principal researcher; Earl Lawrence, the Federal Aviation Administration’s director for the office of UAS integration; and Jack Pelton, president of EAA.

EAA’s description of the event reads as follows:

“Hear from distinguished leaders at the FAA, NASA, Google, and EAA’s President Jack Pelton about how industry, government, and academia are working together to allow for safe, efficient, shared use of the National Airspace System by manned and unmanned aircraft. Learn more about what the recent publication of FAR Part 107 means for your flights in our airspace.”

The public can submit questions for the panel by emailing or by Tweeting with #OSHUNMANNED.

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