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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.

ASOG 2020 Focus Area: Professional Development & Career Management

Author: Patrick Ryan; Image: Wikicommons, Dreamliner 2012, Date: 26 March 2020

What is The School of U?
The school of U is the school of You! If you’re one of those Airborne Sensor Operators (ASO) who has limited “bandwidth” to attend formal training programs because of time, money, or limited access to formal training programs in…

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Hi ASOG Members and Followers,

We want to let everyone know that we added two new features to the group. The new features or initiatives (besides the “ASOG Article of the Month” that we launched last week) are:

Article Library: We’ve added a new member-only area to the ASOG website, which makes it easier to scan and select previous popular posts and articles, i.e., Article Library. You can still use the search function, but this area allows…

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What are Aerial Work Operations?

ASOG 2020 Focus Area: Professional Development - Reading

Another coordinated effort with one of ASOG’s Supporters (AVBuyer/GABuyer Magazines…Thanks John, Matt & Astrid). This article is the first of a series of articles highlighting the third pillar of aviation (Aerial Work or Multi-Mission) starting from a general baseline and then migrating to specific topics later. Overall, these articles should be interesting because they directly relate to the Airborne Sensor…

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ASOG Members, as part of this year’s ASOG’s Focus initiatives, we would like to start a new project called “ASOG Article of the Month.” This is in addition to the open blog board.

To make this happen, we need nine volunteers to write at least one article (or two) for this year (2020). If you’re a volunteer, let me know what month you want to author.

Also, If you sign-up for one of the slots and the article gets published on the board (plus, shared over Linked-In & Twitter),…

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ASOG Stammtisch

It was great to rendezvous again with ASOGers in Vienna Austria, i.e., on Fat Tuesday, Faschingsdienstag, Marti Gras. The beer, ribs, and networking were excellent. For me, I enjoyed seeing folks move around the Stammtisch, either catching-up with old colleagues or meeting new folks in our profession.

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3860702945?profile=RESIZE_710x Excerpt from the aerial surveying of the river Mur: The above image is a cross-section through the river of the combined classified point cloud. Point representation: blue (water), orange (ground) and green (vegetation). The deepest point at this cross-section is approx. 1.45m.

 

As a new start-up company in the aerial surveying & mapping…

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ASOG 2020 Focus Areas: Networking

Upper Left Photo: Our roving ambassador George introduced future ASOG members Emmanuel PREVINAIRE/CEO and Yuk Kwan WONG/Exec.Asst. of Flying-Cam at the Singapore Airshow 2020.

Lower Left Photo: ASOG members Brynn ELLIOTT (Police Aviation News / PAvCON Editor) and ambassador George practice the new Singapore Airshow 'handshake' going on this week.

Right Photo: ASOG's…

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ASOG Desk Editor posted an event

Nov 16, 2020 to Nov 18, 2020

Liverpool, UK

8 hours ago
Wayne Dahlke commented on ASOG Desk Editor's blog post The Airborne Sensor Operator and The School of U
"Great article!  Also, for anyone reading it, and wanting to learn more about a certain subject, fee…"
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Andy updated their profile
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Andy is now a member of Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)
Friday
ASOG Desk Editor posted a blog post
ASOG 2020 Focus Area: Professional Development & Career Management
Author: Patrick Ryan; Image: Wik…
Thursday
Tim "Jake" Winslow and ASOG Desk Editor are now friends
Mar 25
Alastair Jenkins and Patrick Ryan are now friends
Mar 24
ASOG Desk Editor posted a discussion
Aurora Geospatial Solutions (AGS)
The ASOG community is expanding in all cardinal directions, espec…
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News

Maritime Search and Rescue 2020

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    Now in its fifth year, Maritime Search and Rescue 2020 will be focused on the future of search and rescue investigating new unmanned/autonomous platforms, increasing collaboration and understanding for complex operations such as mass rescue and chemical spills.

    The meeting will additionally look at collaborative opportunities for procurement, research and technology, including communications, command and control and deployment of new/ different platforms to enable faster, safer…

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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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New ASOG Supporter – TerraSense Analytics

ASOG Members,It’s great to announce we have TerraSense Analytics as a new ASOG Supporter. TerraSense Analytics has years of experience in making our ASO community more effective. They develop remote sensing technologies with a focus on deep learning. Partnered with several research institutions to advance the development of aerial sensing technology, data fusion and predictive maintenance, they provide services to both the government and the private sector, deploying their intelligent sensor…

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We have a new ASOG Advisor: Scott Tolbert

It’s great to have Scott step-up and support the mission of ASOG with his ASO experience. He brings a wealth of knowledge and practice from the Maritime Operations and Multi-Sensor Platform sector. Currently, Scott is an UNMANNED OPS/C4ISR Product Support Specialist at SAIC currently.We’re excited to see him apply his industry experience and first-class education to help the ASO profession and aerial remote-sensing industry sector! As the title refers to, if you’re looking for advice regarding…

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New ASOG Supporter - BDPM Consult

ASOG Members, It’s great to announce we have BDPM Consult as a new ASOG Supporter. BDPM has years of experience in making our community more effective. BDPM Consult is an independent consulting company supporting organizations in the fields of business development and product management. BDPM Consult is active in the domains surveillance, inspections, mapping, border security, enforcement, earth observation, remote sensing, geographical information, GIS, satellites, drones, UAS, sensors, data…

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Admin Note – How to communicate with one another!

ASOG Members,Some of you already know this. However, for those who don’t know how to message one another here on the ASOG webpage, you have to “Friend” a person you want to communicate with. Without “Friending” someone, your message will not go through to that individual member. So, if you want to virtually and professionally want to network with other ASOG members, start hitting the “Friend” button!ASOG Desk Editor (Patrick)

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New ASOG Supporter - Defence Leaders

ASOG SupportersASOG Members,It’s great to announce we have Defence Leaders as a new ASOG Supporter. What is great about this is we have direct access to a supporter that can physically bring ASOG members together for networking and professional development.If you didn’t know, Defence Leaders create events which serve the ever-changing needs of the defense and public safety community and provide a platform for industry members and end users to network, learn and develop strong partnerships that…

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