Date(s): Wednesday, March 9 | 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Rotor Safety Challenge (RSC)
Operations, Pilot, Safety
Instructor: Scott Burgess, PhD, ERAU

Writing on the wall is sometimes hard for crusty old pilots to read. But this session presents something for everyone, and the message is clear: nobody is forcing you to consider uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) integration, but the technology is coming; ignore it at your (financial) peril.

Instructor Bio

Scott Burgess has 38 years of aviation experience in both military and civil aviation organizations and holds federal and industry certifications as a helicopter and remote pilot instructor. He currently serves as the HAI UAS Working Group chair and previously served a term as UAS special advisor to the HAI Board of Directors. Scott, a member of the board of the Alliance for Quiet Electric Aviation, has published research in the helicopter safety and UAS disciplines and is currently working with three FAA UAS research grants. He is on the faculty at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide Campus, Department of Flight.

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