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Welcome to the Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)

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.

OPENSIGHT – Analyst Console

In real-time or also after your mission, leverage data to achieve new levels of situational awareness.

OPENSIGHT-Analyst Console is another FlySight’s turnkey solution.

It’s an on-ground system that provides easy-to-use tools to get, manage, distribute and share critical intelligence from the full motion video gathered. This system provides a tactical advantage and aims to improve situational awareness and data comprehension, both for real-time and post-processing operations. It…

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FlySight is an Italian/UK SME dedicated to the design and development of airborne remote sensing intelligence solutions. FlySight team is specialized in providing best in class software for mission planning, situational awareness and debriefing in time critical applications.

How do we work?

The proposed solutions are based on Artificial Intelligence approaches, exploiting the latest cognitive signal processing and adaptive data fusion algorithms.

Besides, FlySight adopts…

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New ASOG Author – Jackson Beebe

As the ASOG acting Desk Editor, it brings a tear to my eye when a member volunteers to step up and share their experiences and thoughts regarding our profession, i.e., helping others professionally.

One such member, Jackson Beebe, just joined the ranks of ASOG Authors and started his postings with “ Machine Learning for LiDAR Classification.” I think you’ll find it informative, especially for those members in the Geospatial sector.

To learn more about Jackson, jump over to…

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Machine Learning for LiDAR Classification

Hey everyone, my name is Jackson Beebe and I'm a former ASO turned desk-jockey working as a geospatial analyst in the Tampa area. Recently I've been working on some tools that will better automate the LiDAR classification process and wrote an article about it for another publication. I'm sharing here because I thought y'all would appreciate the read. I'd love to hear any thoughts or input!

    In the airborne LiDAR industry, after acquisition and calibration, roughly 30-40% of a…

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ASOG 2021 Focus Area: News & Information

Shared by: ASOG Desk Editor

As many of you know, government organizations are not the only ones that conduct Aerial Surveillance operations. A highly equipped and skilled Aerial Work aviation sector specializes in supporting such public safety and defense activities. This article from our ASOG Corporate Supporter (AVBuyer Magazine) explores the commercial Aerial Surveillance sector and how it…

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Hansa Luftbild is looking for ASOP

 

https://www.hansaluftbild.de/fileadmin/Dateien/PDF/Stellenanzeigen/HansaLuftbild_Stellenanzeige_AirborneSensorOperator.pdf

 

Hansa Luftbild AG, an industry leading geospatial services and consulting company, is looking to hire a full-time Airborne Sensor Operator. Based out of Munster, Germany, we own and operate twin-engine aircraft…

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ASOG 2021 Focus Area: Industry Support

Posted By: ASOG Desk Editor

It's great to see the industry recognize the ASO profession and our group's efforts. We are incredibly happy to announce another new ASOG Corporate Supporter this week – JD2E Ltd.

JD2E is no stranger to ASOG; we have a good number of ASOG members associated with JD2E or have been a student of theirs. Also, we have the privilege of having the founder and…

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Now, this is what ASOG is about, members helping members and the group reach for the stars. One of our members (Albert Dietz) is in the process of starting his own business by helping others find jobs.

Also, it's great that Albert, a.k.a. Al decided to have his new business become a proud supporter of ASOG, i.e., ISRjobs.com recognizes the importance of the ASO profession and the efforts of ASOG.

If you want to know more, here's a note from Al or just reach out to Al (don't…

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Sentient releases VMS-5 ViDAR pod

This week, Sentient Vision Systems has introduced the VMS-5 ViDAR pod which provides an affordable, quick install, all-in-one, maritime surveillance capability fit for a majority of fixed wing and rotary wing platforms.

With more options available in the near future it means maritime surveillance and search & rescue can be carried out by smaller, more economical aircraft.

The initial install has been on a Cessna 172 but more aircraft fitments are underway. There's a good…

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Activity

Charles Albert Andrade and David Phillip Holt are now friends
Friday
Ray Lowman updated their profile
Wednesday
Patrick Ryan posted a status
Hi Ray and Thomas, It's great to have you in the group. If you have any questions regarding ASOG,…
Wednesday
Ray Lowman and Thomas Pibrac joined Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)
Wednesday
Andrea Masini posted a blog post
In real-time or also after your mission, leverage data to achieve new levels of situational…
May 10
Tim updated their profile photo
May 9
Tim and Gary Micklethwaite are now friends
May 8
Sebastien Bilodeau and Gary Micklethwaite are now friends
May 7
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AERO Friedrichshafen

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    Discover what direction developments in the General Aviation industry are going at the AERO Friedrichshafen. With more than 600 exhibitors from 35 countries, 33,000 visitors and 600 journalists from all over the world, the AERO Friedrichshafen is the international community’s annual meeting place.

    At Lake Constance, numerous companies will be displaying their latest products and innovations, covering the whole industry from ultralights and gliders to business jets, helicopters and…

  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

APSCON 2021

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    APSCON 2021 continues to set the standard for excellence in the field of public safety aviation. Filled with education and training, APSA will again offer some of the best conference courses and classes in the public safety industry, presented by the experts from the industry.  The exhibition floor is a great venue to check out the latest, cutting-edge technology for public safety aviation, in addition to providing a great opportunity to visit with peers. 

    Official Website: …

  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

INTERGEO 2021 | INTERAERIAL Solutions

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    Largest industry meeting in Europe for commercial drones

    • Part of INTERGEO, INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS will take place from September 21 - 23, 2021.
    • Focus on drone manufacturers and service providers (hardware and software) for a wide range of application areas and industries
    • Embedded in INTERGEO with the topics geoinnovations, drones, smart city and BIM…
  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

AOC Europe 2021

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    ***New Date and Place***

    Association of Old Crows (AOC) is an organisation for individuals who have common interests in Electronic Warfare (EW), Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Operations, Cyber Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA), Information Operations (IO), and other information-related capabilities.

    With a history spanning more than 25 years, AOC Europe is the association's flagship international event.

    Across three days, the show connects organisations and…

  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

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Admin Note – How to Post on the Blog & Information Boards

One of the ASOG community platform's functions is the ability for members & corporate supporters to post information related to the profession and those things interconnected, i.e., informative, educational, or for career enhancement. To post, click the "black square" with the "white plus symbol" (see image) in the upper portion of the Blog Board or Information Forum. After that, it's just like writing an e-mail with all the standard functions, i.e., hyperlinking, inserting images/videos, etc.…

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Airborne Sensor Operators required - contract positions

North West Geomatics (Leica) is a leading geomatics firm that specializes in aerial acquisition and processing. We are currently seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals to join our team on short term (Summer) contracts as an Aerial Sensor Operator.  Sensor Operators are an integral part of North West’s aircrew working closely with the pilot in planning and executing any aerial photography mission. Both sensor operators and pilots must be able to work independently and as a team on a…

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Freelancing ASO needed in West Africa

We are looking for an ASO freelancers for a Surveillance Survey Flight opportunity in West Africa between Lome (Togo) and Libreville (Gabon) Position Title: Sensor Operator Company/Organization: Action Air Environment Job Location: Gabon / Togo Brief Description of Position: Oil Spill Response Surveillance Surveys (Training to be provided) Instruction on How Candidate should Respond: Forward CV to operateurgabon@action-air.net Cc meshackthathane@yahoo.com Interested candidates should be able…

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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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