JEA and ASEC Announce Strategic Alliance for Drone Enabled Building Inspections and Public Safety Support Services

Columbia, MD (Dec 12, 2017).  On the left is Jeff James, the Principal of James Engineering Associates, shown here with Vincent Bellezza, CEO of Aviation Systems Engineering Company, at the signing of a Strategic Alliance agreement between the two companies to provide drone services for building inspections and public safety support. COLUMBIA, Maryland – James […]

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ASEC Inspects Power Lines with Drones

ASEC conducted a very successful drone-enabled inspection of 230 kV transmission line and its right-of-way for an utility cooperative. This comprehensive equipment inspection used Power Line Inspection software to organize and correlate geospatial imagery with its location on the route.  ASEC drone teams developed a  standardized, repeatable process that safely captured data that averaged over […]

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ASEC supports drone project with Google, Intel, NASA and partners

June 7, 2017 Unmanned aircraft operations at Virginia Tech this week field-tested technology designed to allow multiple aircraft to safely share the same airspace, paving the way for broader integration of these vehicles. The flights were part of a national campaign to test an unmanned traffic-management research platform developed by NASA. Widespread commercial use of […]

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FAA Loosens Commercial Drone Regulations

Photo: Aviation Systems Engineering Co. drone pilot Mike Marrinan launches an unmanned aerial vehicle in Nassau Sound as part of research project for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in June. FAA loosens commercial drone regulations, First Coast company hopes to train operators By Drew Dixon of Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Mon, Aug 29, 2016 @ 2:47 pm | updated Mon, […]

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Drone Law Today Podcast

Drone Law Today Episode 14! Brent Klavon: Commercial Drones & Political Advocacy In this episode, we speak with Brent Klavon. Brent is the Program Manager for Commercial Drones at ASEC, Inc. Brent also serves as the President of the Florida Peninsula Chapter of AUVSI, the largest U.S. organization advocating for unmanned systems. (Brent is also […]

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Safety Bound

Aviation Week by Graham Warwick August 3, 2015 Tethered platforms would seem a safer alternative to free-flying unmanned aircraft for many civil applications, but they do not fit the regulations being developed for small commercial unmanned aircraft. As a result, tethered-UAV developer Drone Aviation Corp. (DAC) is working with the FAA to adapt the rules […]

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Commercial Drone Industry Expands In Jacksonville

By Mary Mcintyre, WJCT News, June 4, 2015 Aviation Systems Engineering Co. in Jacksonville will launch its commercial unmanned systems, or drone, program on June 15. The FAA gave ASEC approval to use drones for commercial use in May. There are several ways to utilize drones other than for military operations. Alternative uses include film production, […]

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