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AUVSI Member of the Yr Dr. Will Austin of WCCC


Eventually week’s Xponential 2022 – an excellent worldwide drone present held in Orlando, FL – AUVSI introduced 2022 organizational winners: together with AUVSI Member of the Yr, Dr. Will Austin, President of Warren County Group School.

DRONELIFE is happy with our partnership with Dr. Austin and Warren County Group School.  WCCC is growing accessible, invaluable drone coaching applications for his or her college students: and supporting the native drone trade by bridging the abilities hole between employers want and accessible workforce.

Dr. Austin is extra than simply the President of WCCC, he additionally runs the drone program.  Seeing the necessity for higher coaching within the discipline, he went again to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical College to obtain a second Grasp’s Diploma, to be able to begin this system for his college students.  With Dr. Austin’s fixed smile and a “we will do that” angle, the unimaginable success of the Drones/Unmanned Techniques program isn’t any shock.

On the current Xponential, Dr. Austin and his colleagues hosted a co-located occasion on drone restore and upkeep – one which drew attendees starting from NASA engineers to solo Half 107 operators.  It was a sensible, fingers on seminar that provided a small glimpse of the courses accessible at WCCC, of their hands-on, world-class coaching facility.

“Dr. Austin dedicated huge time and sources to advancing the position of uncrewed programs in group faculties and universities,” mentioned AUVSI President and CEO Brian Wynne. “We’re grateful for his work positioning the AUVSI Trusted Operator Program as a vital workforce improvement instrument, whereas he pushed for vital funding to scale this system, and served as a speaker, restore and upkeep workshop organizer, and companion at XPONENTIAL.”


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