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Drones - Aviation for the Next Generation
How to Make a Living by Seeing the World From 400 Feet!
Date and Time:
Saturday, July 18, 2020, starting at 09:00 Eastern Daylight Time (06:00 PDT, 07:00 MDT, 08:00 CDT, 03:00 HST, 05:00 AKDT, 06:00 Arizona, 13:00 GMT)
David Price, Chief Drone Pilot at Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
Brief Description:

During this presentation David will discuss how drones are quickly filling various aviation needs and helping to alleviate the global pilot shortage.  David will show you how drones are used today in many applications and how they are incorporated into the National Airspace System with manned aircraft and how safety will continue to improve.  David will discuss the entry requirements for becoming a FAA Remote Pilot and some of the key safety requirements around operating drones in our National Airspace. David will pull “back the curtain” and show what the future of drones has in store for the next generation and what new careers are out there for future drone pilots.

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Webinar Information

After you register on FAASAFETY.GOV, an e-mail will be sent to you from EAA Chapter 106's info mail.

The e-mail will include the zoom link and alternative methods to access this live event. Please allow two days for the e-mail with zoom information to arrive, except for starting July 8 when the registrations will be checked a few times a day.

300 seats at the facility, 160 remaining for online registration.
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Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Penny Bowman
Phone: (508) 284-5592
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

About our SPEAKER:

David Price is the Chief Drone Pilot at Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.  He is a licensed Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor and has been active in aviation education for more than 30 years.  David has won multiple awards in aviation education.  Before his career at Greenmen-Pedersen Inc., David was the Dean of Aviation at Daniel Webster College and also the Dean of Aviation Science at Bridgewater State University.  David is a part-time professor of UAS Operations and Safety at UMass Amherst.  David is the co-author of the book The Professional Drone Pilot’s Handbook.  David holds educator awards from the F.A.A., C.A.P. and the A.I.A.A.

During the past few years, David has completed countless civil engineering projects at GPI utilizing drones.  Included in his portfolio are bridge inspections, building inspections, erosion assessments, agricultural and wetland assessment, volumetrics, orthomosaics, and photogrammetry.

SPONSOR:     EAA Chapter 106  https://chapters.eaa.org/EAA106/  is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) educational public charity. EAA106 offers educational seminars and programs for pilots and those building their own aircraft throughout the year, including the annual NorthEast Experimental Aircraft Fly-In which showcases amateur-built aircraft and offers several seminars throughout the day (similar to Oshkosh ‘forums’). 

Credit Applicability:
½ Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Recreational Flyer Outreach
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