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Welcome to the Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)

ASOG is a global non-profit aircrew association 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.

Just to be Safe!

ASOG 2022 Focus Area: Aviation Safety (#aviationsafety)

Posted By: ASOG Safety Center

I'm sure you've heard the phrase "Never Assume." Unfortunately, when it comes to your aircraft and mission systems, this old phrase is still alive and correct – Check your Aircraft Configuration & Systems Multiple…

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ASOG 2022 Focus Area: Industry Support

Posted By: ASOG Desk Editor 

We're delighted to announce that Euramec NV is now an ASOG corporate supporter. In addition, Euramec's merged with Aerosimulators Group (already an ASOG Corporate Supporter) to expand its capabilities.…

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ASOG 2022 Focus Area - Career Management (#ASOjobopportunity)

Posted By - ASOG Career Center

ASOG Members,

We received this new ASO job from JP (ASOG Member). Specifically, the job relates to experienced Canadian Air Combat System Officer / Instructor. Specificily, the job consist of preparing and…

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ASOG 2022 Focus Areas: Network & Events

Posted By: ASOG Desk Editor

ASOG Members,

Day one and two of the ASOG Meet-Up at AERO Friedrichshafen Expo was outstanding. However, Day 2 is still not over. Happy Hour is about to start in one Hour. We’re definitely meeting the group’s goal of bringing…

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ASOG Member Interview – Charlie Locke

ASOG Article of the Month: April 2022

ASOG Author: Patrick Ryan

I had a chance this month to interview one of our long-running ASOG members – Charlie Locke. When I heard that Charlie, after 40 years, was parking his ASO job into the hanger, I thought it would be good to reach out to Charlie to do a quick…

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Peter Schaffer and Patrick Ryan are now friends
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Patrick Ryan posted a status
Hi Peter, Welcome aboard. It's great to have a member who comes from one of the specialized…
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Peter Schaffer is now a member of Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)
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Eduardo Collado and Patrick Ryan are now friends
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Patrick Ryan is going to Police Aviation Conference 2022
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Patrick Ryan is going to ASOG EO/IR Flight Operations Course
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Sam Barnes and Patrick Ryan are now friends
Tuesday
MICK GODDARD updated their profile
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Drone Corner

Farnborough Airshow 2022

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    For decades, the Farnborough International Airshow has been the global platform for the aerospace and defence industry. Next year, its role will carry even greater significance with FIA2022 serving as the first major event to reconnect colleagues from around the world, enabling business growth and recovery.

    A huge amount will have changed in the three years since we last brought industry together; however, FIA2022 will be a strategic opportunity to witness the leaps in development…

  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

EUROPEAN ROTORS 2022

  • Description:

    For the first time, the European Helicopter Association (EHA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) are teaming up to create an exceptional showcase for the European rotorcraft community. EUROPEAN ROTORS will be the unique leading platform offering the industry an exhibition where all stakeholders (including OEMs, suppliers and operators) gather to do business and share knowledge in a comprehensive training and conference programme.

    The renowned EASA…

  • Created by: ASOG Desk Editor

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Safety

UltraCam Eagle M2 and M3

Hello ASOG Members,If you are interested or you may know someone who can be please share this information.There is 2 cameras ready for operation to lease. Time period is from now till end of February 2022.Please find details below.UltraCam Eagle MK3 100.5 mm, complete sensor include:CCNS 4, AEROControl, IGI IMU 256 kHz, GSM 4000, 2x FDU 10TB each, Calibration -ValidUltraCam Eagle MK2 100.5 mm, complete sensor include:CCNS 4, AEROControl, IGI IMU 256 kHz, TAS mount, 2x FDU 10TB each, Calibration…

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Admin Note – 2021 - 2022 Events – Live or Virtual – What do You Recommend?

Every year I post a request to find out about aerial remote-sensing events that members are attending or a fantastic event that ASOs could benefit from, i.e., networking and professional development. They could be Training courses, trade shows, webinars, podcasts, conferences, etc., for the manned or unmanned commercial/GIS, public safety, or defense sectors. As of today, and with the current global pandemic situation changing for the better, many Live events (plus, Virtual) are starting to pop…

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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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