Alpha Unmanned Systems Selects Robotic Skies for Global Support

November 13 2018

Alpha Unmanned Systems ( alphaunmannedsystems.com ) announced today that it has selected Robotic Skies, Inc.  to develop and implement a global support plan for its current and future commercial UAVs, currently featuring the Alpha 800 unmanned helicopter.  Robotic Skies will provide a warranty program and field support management for Alpha Unmanned customers through its network of worldwide service centers.

Alpha Unmanned Systems designs and manufactures remotely piloted gasoline-powered helicopters for reconnaissance, surveillance and inspections. Founded in 2014 and based in Madrid, Spain, Alpha Unmanned customers include private industry, researchers, military and first responders in Asia, Middle East and Europe. The company’s flagship product, the Alpha 800, has over three hours of flight endurance, a payload capacity of 3 Kg and a range of up to 30 Km.

“Partnering with Robotic Skies will allow Alpha to greatly expand our customer base to nearly every geographic region of the world,” said Eric Freeman, CEO of Alpha Unmanned Systems. “We can now provide local maintenance, repair and field upgrades with the same attention and quality that we deliver from our HQ in Madrid. This global partnership for support services will ensure that our customers’ systems are always running well, with minimum downtime.”

GAMA Announces New Member and Associate Member Companies

November 6 2018

Washington, DC — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced the addition of seven companies to its membership: Raisbeck Engineering, Ampaire, AVIAGE, Robotic Skies, SkyRyse, Volocopter and ZeroAvia...

Read the full press release:
gama.aero press release

 

Training for Drone Operation and Maintenance

This article appears in the November/December 2018 issue of Standardization News.

Unmanned aircraft systems are one of the fastest-growing segments of the aerospace industry. The UAS committee (F38) is developing training standards for pilots, maintenance technicians, and other system operators.

Read the full article by Jack Maxwell:
ASTM Standardization News Article