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UAVAIR to fly side by side with the Australian Army Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Drone program

UAVAIR is a drone education provider who have been selected as the preferred tenderer to the Australian Army who are the largest, most experienced and safest operator of drones in the country. UAVAIR will provide training across 10 locations around Australia with 840 Army soldiers receiving training.

Speaking at the Randwick Army Barracks with Army representatives on Monday, 20 August 2018 was UAVAIR General Manager, Mr David Mann who presented on the training provided by UAVAIR to the Australian Army Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Drones program.

“UAVAIR have significant expertise in commercial drone training and the contract with the Australian Army Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) drone program, who are the largest, most experienced and safest operator of drones in the country, provides recognition for the skills and capability that UAVAIR have in delivering industry leading small drone training across Australia.” Mr David Mann said.

The drone training contract with the Australian Army will provide additional jobs over the next twelve months as UAVAIR expands its highly skilled instructor pool in this emerging technology space. “UAVAIR is enhancing the contribution and development of the Australian Defence industry. UAVAIR is excited to be part of the work force behind the Defence Force, in this case to deliver small drone training to the Australian Army. We are very well positioned to provide supplier training to other Government agencies.” Mr David Mann said.

UAVAIR is the premier training provider for Remote Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), delivering its courses from its head office in Newcastle and nationally across it’s offices around Australia. UAVAIR offers the highest level of qualification available in the commercial sector with links to various industries utilising drone technology. UAVAIR delivers a range of RPAS training courses for schools, individuals and businesses.

UAVAIR Rick Calvert-Jackson providing drone training to Corporal Chelsea Purtle from Headquarters 17 Brigade, Australian Army.

Speaking at the Randwick Army Barracks with Army representatives on Monday, 20 August 2018 was UAVAIR General Manager, Mr David Mann who presented on the training provided by UAVAIR to the Australian Army Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Drones program.