ASEC granted exemption to operate sUAS by FAA

ASEC, Inc. was recently granted an exemption to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for commercial applications by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). ASEC’s flight department, with more than 10 years of professional aviation experience and credentials, expanded to add a commercial unit to service UAS operations and related activities. The FAA also authorized ASEC […]

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ASEC UAS Subject Matter Expert Assisted in Statewide Hurricane Exercise

Tallahassee, FL.  Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) recently conducted a three day, full scale exercise to practice Florida’s statewide hurricane response. The exercise involved all levels of support, ranging from local municipalities through federal stakeholders such as FEMA and the FAA. As a State Emergency Response Team member, Space Florida was instrumental in developing […]

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ASEC Supports UAS Coalition

VIRGINIA (March 2015).  Led by Virginia Tech, the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), one of six designated FAA unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test sites, chose ASEC to support a coalition of over 10 news media companies to generate CONOPS and requirements for testing of a series of real-life scenarios where the news media could use small […]

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ASEC leads Safety and Range Operations Team

© 2014 ASEC, Inc. Jacksonville, FL On May 10th and 11th, employees from ASEC, Inc. joined over 50 unmanned systems participants and staff at Space Florida in a record setting 26 sorties. These sorties collected 217 minutes of aeronautical research flight data, including 10 test rides by the ERAU autonomous vehicle. ASEC, Inc. led the […]

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ASEC explores unmanned aircraft market

© 2014 Jacksonville, FL By Drew Dixon – Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – The small, remote-control helicopters hovering in a conference room took on the look of fun flight at a hobby store. But when mounted with video cameras and with further development by a Jacksonville company and others, the aircraft could mean hundreds […]

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ASEC Supports Navy’s New Unmanned Aircraft

© 2012 Northrop Grumman Corporation The Navy unveiled the first MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime  Surveillance unmanned aircraft. In keeping with the tradition of naming  surveillance aircraft after Greek sea gods, the Navy named the aircraft Triton,  the messenger of the sea. ASEC is proud to support PMA-262, the BAMS program  management office, in this […]

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