Leaders, Pioneers and Professionals – Drone Particular – Drones Information
The Air League will host the fifth episode of Executives, Pioneers and Professionals on August 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. via Facebook Live.
This episode introduces Sion Roberts and Kevin Taylor, who give us an overview of the use of drones in various industries, especially in police work, where special drone units are now the order of the day to support crime prevention and detection.
We’ll also learn more about the amazing drone scholarship opportunity that Eagle Eye Innovations is again offering this year through the Air League. Applications are possible from July 20, 2020. So be sure to apply. More information about this opportunity can be found here.
Sion Roberts is the CEO of EEI & RUSTA, which was founded in 2014. This was after 22 years in the Royal Air Force. Sion began his aviation career as a weapons system operator on the venerable Nimrod MR2 Maritime Patrol Aircraft before moving to the US to operate the MQ9 Reaper as an operator and later with the USAF as an instructor.
Sion started flying SUAS in 2013 and founded EEI / RUSTA in 2014. Since then, RUSTA has trained over 2500 operators worldwide to operate SUAS successfully in emergency services and commercial functions.
Sion Roberts, CEO of Eagle Eye Innovations Ltd.
Kevin joined RUSTA in November 2018. Kevin has a background in law enforcement and aviation, and brings extensive experience and flight skills to the team. Kevin is a Senior Instructor at RUSTA. Kevin is very familiar with all aspects of SUAS and not only leads the Senior Instructor at RUSTA, but also leads the Lincolnshire Police Drone Team that SUAS has been operating since 2017.
Kevin Taylor, Senior RUSTA Instructor and Chief Pilot of the Lincolnshire Police Drone Unit
About Eagle Eye Innovations and RUSTA
Eagle Eye Innovations Ltd is a team of ex-MQ-9 operators specializing in advice, training, operational support and contracted turnkey ISR solutions for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) ranging from small UAS (SUAS) to medium life and long service life (UAS) are sufficient. MALE) Remote Controlled Aircraft Systems (RPAS). EEI can provide you with the tools you need to operate UAS effectively and safely in a variety of constrained environments. Our crew members are the most experienced UAS operators in the industry.
RUSTA was founded in 2014 and is the training branch of Eagle Eye Innovations. It is one of the longest running CAA Accredited National Qualified Entities (NQE) in the UK.
Based on a solid aviation experience, RUSTA has trained over 2000 operators from many different industries around the world. All of RUSTA’s instructors and management have a rich background in aviation from organizations such as the Royal Air Force, Army Air Corps, the police and civil aviation. This has not only enabled RUSTA to make recommendations to the CAA, but also enabled ProQual accreditation so that RUSTA can award NVQ levels 3 and 4 qualifications.
RUSTA’s experience in the UAS has enabled the development of industry leading courses and world class services.
In relation to emergency services, RUSTA has trained many police and fire service operators across the UK. RUSTA is also proud to have delivered its course to elements of the armed forces including the Royal Air Force.
RUSTA offers scholarships through cooperation with the Air League and is a proud silver prize winner of the recognition program for employers of the Federal Armed Forces.