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ASOG is a global professional network for individuals associated with operating remote-sensors from a manned or unmanned aircraft be it aircrew, manufactures, integrators, trainers and service providers.

We hope you join us and engage your time, experience and capabilities to further this profession and enhance your career. To learn more about ASOG and joining, go to the “About” and “Profession” tabs.

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ASOG 2021 Focus Area: Industry Support

Posted by: Aerial Survey.com (ASOG Corporate Supporter)

You’ve got your eye on a brand-new LiDAR system and, let’s be honest… it’s an expensive investment for your business. Your current system will be sitting idle once your new sensor arrives. Each day that LiDAR sits in your inventory unused is one more day that your asset depreciates without adding any value to your bottom line. How can you sell it…

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ASOG 2021 Focus Area: Career Support

ASOGers, we just received this job opportunity from one of our ASOG LN connections (Brian Oglevie). Aethon-Aerial Solutions is looking for an Airborne Systems Operator/Technician (Location: San Ramon, CA, Type: Full Time, Experience: Mid-Level). If you’re interested, review the job position and coordinate accordingly.…

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Without saying, it’s always great to see companies recognize the importance of the ASO profession. We are happy to announce ALBRECHT Telecommunications just joined the ranks of solid firms that recognize the Airborne Sensor Operators Group and the importance of our profession.

If you didn’t know, ALBRECHT Telecommunications was founded in 1980 and is a registered and well-established company in Switzerland. They’re located near the town of Zug, between Zurich and Luzern. This central…

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New ASOG Corporate Supporter – LogiMap

As ASOG’s Desk Editor, I’m pleased to announce ASOG has a new ASOG Corporate Supporter…LogiMap.

If you were not aware, LogiMap provides outstanding products and services in the field of aircraft special operations mission management, navigation and gyrostabilized camera integration.  Suited to both rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

One of their products is the MISSIONMAP. The MISSIOMAP system is designed for Tactical Flight Officers performing Airborne Law…

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Maybe 30 years ago, Aerial Firefighting was solely a Pilot effort. However, today Airborne Sensor Operators are starting to become a critical part of the Aerial Firefighting team, i.e., from flying in manned aircraft providing critical intelligence or operating unmanned aerial systems in support of managing tactical on-scene Fireline efforts.

If you’re interested, AVBuyer Magazine has an article on their webpage that gives a good overview of Aerial Firefighting and calls-out how ASOs…

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Job Ad - Airborne Sensor Operator

Just posting this up for anyone interested in Australia. I'm not affiliated at all and simply came across this online. 


https://www.seek.com.au/job/51424962

Aethon Aerial Solutions provide Pole Inspection, Vegetation Monitoring and Corridor Mapping to local Energy Companies for fire mitigation purposes. 

We require an Airborne Systems Operator on a casual basis in the New South Wales area. As an…

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MISSIONMAP performs the key functions of navigation, mission management and optional electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) sensor control for specialised airborne operations.

Integration with gyro-stabilised multi-sensor EO/IR imaging turrets allows the camera/sensor to be controlled through the software.
Detailed positional information about what the camera is pointing at is also displayed for operator.
The video image can also be targetted at a street address for easy situational…

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Aviation English - What are the Standards

ASOG Article of the Month: January 2021

ASOG Author: Bernhard Eckhardt

Regarding all things in this world, there are written standards and unwritten standards. When it comes to the ASO profession and having a good grasp of Aviation English, it is no different. Bernhard Eckhardt continues his series on Aviation English and how the international community of professional Airborne Sensor Operators can do better…

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Sr. Spectral Image Scientist position

 

Good afternoon Charles,

 I found your resume in our database, as a previous applicant to Riverside Research, and wanted to alert you to a Sr. Spectral Image Scientist position now available with Riverside Research.  The position would support the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) Geospatial Intelligence Analysis Squadron (GSI) at Wright Patterson AFB.

 

The Scientist would be responsible for

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AOPA-ASI WEBINAR: THE YEAR IN AVIATION SAFETY - 2020

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    ASOG 2021 Focus Area: Aviation Safety and CMR

    This is a pre-record webinar. Eventhough this webinar is focused on pilots, the information is very relevent to aircrew that are (or should be) part of the decision-making process in the aircraft (or even as part of an unmanned aircraft crew).

    Listen and Heed - The trends presented can happen during one of your flights or missions.…

  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

Multi-Mission Expo and Conference (Postponed to 2022)

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    Shaping the future of Aero Multi-Mission. Multi-Mission Expo supports special missions flying, an exciting and rapidly developing branch of general aviation. Special missions flying activities cover a wide spectrum of applications ranging from:

    https://www.multimissionexpo.com/

    • Air Ambulance
    • Aerial Mapping
    • Aerial Photography / filming
    • Aerial Survey
    • Air Pollution…
  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

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Admin Note - Write for Us – Airborne Sensor Operators Group 2021

ASOG Members, as part of this year's "ASOG's 2021 Focus Areas" and the Outstanding Participation by members last year, we're going to continue the "ASOG Article of the Month" pilot project for 2021. To make the project even better, it would be great to have more members participate, i.e., write at least one article (or two) for this year (2021). If you're interested, review the instructions below and send the ASOG Desk Editor a draft. Also, If you sign-up and the article gets published on the…

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Admin Note – Stay Connected - How to Update Your E-Mail Address

ASOG Members, Based on feedback from some of you regarding not getting the ASOG Monthly Newsletter and other info., it appears that individuals used an e-mail from a previous job or changed their personal e-mail account since joining ASOG. To stay connected with ASOG as a core member, “Sign-In” and update your profile on the ASOG Homepage, i.e.: Go to your “My Page” Open “Option” Click “Edit Profile” Change “E-Mail Address” – We recommend using a personal address vs. a work address…yes, it…

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2020 Events – Let Me Know What Events are Still Taking Place – Virtual or Other

Every year I put out a request to find out about aerial remote-sensing events (training courses, trade shows, conferences etc….commercial/GIS, public safety, defense...manned & unmanned platforms) that members are attending or an excellent event that ASOs could benefit from, i.e., for networking and professional development. Based on feedback from many members over the last few years, this initiative has been beneficial. However, with the current global pandemic situation, many events have…

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New ASOG Supporter – AirMods llc

AirMods LLC It’s great to see the folks who build ASO kit join our community. I’m happy to announce AirMods llc out of Colorado Springs recognize our group and profession. Without firms like AirMods, our birds would just be general aviation aircraft. If you didn’t know, AirMods provides aircraft structural design engineering and fabrication services to aircraft modification centers. Some of their services and products include: Services: • Design Support • Fabrication Support • 3D Printing and…

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New ASOG Supporter – Aurora Geospatial Solutions (AGS)

Aurora Geospatial Solutions (AGS) The ASOG community is expanding in all cardinal directions, especially in the southern hemisphere. I’m pleased to announce another Aurora Geospatial Solutions as an ASOG “Supporter.” Aurora Geospatial Solutions is a global provider of all source Geospatial Solutions tailored to the unique requirements of their clients by providing on-demand, packaged, customized solutions. AGS operates from New Zealand and Canada with a client focus globally. They specialize…

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New ASOG Supporter – G2Consulting

G2ConsultingASOG Members,It seems the word is getting out about our group. I’m pleased to announce another company “Supporter” of ASOG.G2Consulting is a consultancy and marketing service in the field of EO/IR operations. From independent all-encompassing assessment of your mission profile (relevant to role equipment) to ancillary equipment to further enhance day to day operations. G2consulting has the experience, knowledge and contacts within the industry for you to better understand the…

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New ASOG Supporter – Kabelik GmbH

ASOG "Supporter" Page ASOG Members, We have another Supporter. It’s great to see companies and non-profit organizations recognize the importance of ASOG and how their efforts are intertwined with the ASO profession. Kabelik GmbH specializes in airborne remote sensing, geomatics and IT services. They focus on moving client’s projects from conception to completion by leveraging leading edge technology and best practices. Additionally, they collaborate with industry to enhance their expertise and…

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