I have spoken with many people who are interested in having a drone program and they started with going out and purchasing a drone — BAD IDEA!!
See the information below on the steps to establish a drone program in a logical and progressive manner that gets you to the point where you have a Micro Aviation Program (I like that title — don't you?). No matter where you live and work, this information is appropriate. See below to register and get the information on how to connect in three weeks.
âCharlton Evans, Founder and Principal 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 has been with the WSDOT for almost a year now, and is also the Airport Director for the Chehalis-Centralia Airport. David also has worked many aviation-focused positions with the US army over the last two decades. David earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of South Carolina and has two master’s degrees; one in Adult Education from South Dakota State University and another in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College in Susquehanna Valley.