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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.

California Dreaming - ASOG Networking


If you haven't been tracking the ASOG Event board , the ASOG community will be active in California over the next few weeks. HAI Heli-Expo and Aerial Firefighting Series: North America is in California.

Suppose you plan to attend this year's events and want to connect with fellow ASOGers for professional…

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12 ASO Transition Career Paths


As the adage goes…" Nothing lasts forever!" At some point, an ASO will leave the cockpit and find another means to make a living on Terra firma. When this happens, what are some of the options an ASO has when it comes to transferring their skills and knowledge?

ASOG Focus Areas | Career Management…

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For Sale – RIEGL VUX-240 LiDAR Sensor


ASOG Focus Area | Industry Support

Source | Emmanuel PIZZO, INFOGEO

INFOGEO is a light airborne geophysics company (drone and plane). As part of restructuring our activity, we wish to sell our LiDAR sensor - RIEGL model VUX-240.

In addition to the sensor, the sale includes:…

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New ASOG Corporate Supporter - INFOGEO


ASOG 2024 Focus Area | Industry Support

Source | ASOG Desk Editor

If you're looking for a company to help you with your geophysical and topographic data needs, our new ASOG Corporate Support might be your right partner. INFOGEO just joined the outstanding business community that proudly recognizes the Airborne Sensor Operator profession and…

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As an ASO, What do You Advocate?


As the President of the Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG) Association, I'm frequently asked what ASOG stands for or Advocate! So, with that, this is my answer.

ASOG Focus Area | Standards & Advocacy

Source | Patrick Ryan

The Airborne Sensor…

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The term ‘surveillance’ has a lot of connotations for the general public. Today, we have digital ‘eyes and ears’ to gather information, and modern surveillance technology is part of everyday life.  

From biometric systems to allow access to computers, laptops or phones to high-level security surveillance enhanced with Augmented Reality and AI, almost every part of our lives is digitally monitored in some way, even if we’re just walking down the high…

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Sebastian Berthaut is now a member of Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)
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Nathan Connolly is now a member of Airborne Sensor Operators Group (ASOG)
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"Support a Good Cause" – Advertise or Sponsor

"Support a Good Cause" – Advertise or Sponsor ASOG members, if you notice, we have a new banner on the ASOG homepage, i.e., we need your help. We need additional resources to expand our support to you. If your company or organization would like to help us meet our non-profit association goals while your company gets to show what you offer, we've established advertising and sponsorship opportunities. With this, your company can reach thousands of multi-mission personnel and organizations…

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***New ISR Startup - Spur Aviation Services, LC: Looking for help, advice, direction

 Hey Everyone!My name is Joe Werner, I am a new member to ASOG and represent Spur Aviation Services, LC. I have been given the opportunity to begin and drive our newest business endeavor in ISR. I'm writing today in hopes to gain knowledge, advice, connections, and/or direction to grow our program and find work opportunities. Below is a little about our company, who I am, and what I hope to achieve. Spur Aviation Services, LC is a Part 135 aviation company located in Twin Falls, ID. Spur has…

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ASOG Field Report - Royal International Air Tattoo

Source | Georg DeCock | Hey Everyone, RIAT just started this week. The first day was was a bit bit wet...The forcast is the same for tomorrow. However, the gathering of ASOGers and future ASOGers has been excellent. Plus, the gathering of multi-mission aircraft, operators and capabilities is eye opening.  If you're an ASOG member and need a place to stay dry...come over to the Twin Otter Guardian 400...you can find shelter under our wings! Don't forget to introduce yourself as an ASOGer. ASOG…

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Congrats Andrea Masini - FlySight's new CEO

July 3, 2023 - FlySight, the controlled company of the Flyby Group specializing in the Defence & Security sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Masini (ASOG Member) as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Andrea Masini, an accomplished professional with a background in academic research, joined the Flyby Group 18 years ago when it was a small enterprise consisting of only five employees. Since then, Flyby has transformed into a multinational holding company, with FlySight…

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ATTENTION – Network with ASOG at the Paris Airshow (2023)

If you’re planning to attend the Paris Airshow this year and you’re looking to connect with other professionals in our trusted circle, here’s a list of ASOG Members, Special Connections and Corporate Supporters attending…don’t forget to introduce yourself with…”We have Something In Common…We’re ASOG Members!” Diamond Aircraft - Static Display A6 (Mario Spiegel, Stefan Haim) Airborne Technologies - Hall 4 Booth  B18 at the Austrian Pavilion or Static Display Chalet A276 DeHavilland (Thomas…

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ASOG Meeting & Greeting at PAvCON 2023

Source | Georg DeCock Georg...our traveling ASOG Ambassador was very active at this years Police Aviation Conference in Durango Spain. Here’s a few pictures of Georg in action. Based on his post report, it was great to hear how many ASOGers attended. ASOG members Nerea Paz (R-GM) and ASOG Ambassador Georg (L) with soon-to-be ASOG member Juan Burgos, CEO, showcasing SVP new DVB-T2 RF downlink/4G air to ground video transmission system @PAvCon23 in Durango, Spain.    East coast based Catalunya…

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ASOG Ambassador 2024 Event Schedule

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    ASOG is  not just a virtual professional association but also an in-person networking organization. Our ASOG Ambassador will be traveling the world this year to various trade shows and conferences to support the mission of ASOG:

    Aviation Safety

    Aerial Remote-Sensing…

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Aerial Firefighting Series: North America

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    Tangent Link's global Aerial Firefighting series returns to Sacramento, the home of CAL FIRE. Thought-leading presentations and case studies will debate key subjects, including Tactics, Training, and Technology, bringing together the best minds to understand the advances in this safety-conscious profession. It's a perfect event for ASOG members to learn and network.…

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PAvCon Europe Police Aviation Conference

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    This year the event is returning to Wiener Neustadt, Austria (Airborne Technologies) and will focus on crew training and technology information. The format of the conference consist of one day dedicated to training and two days to presentations and technical displays. Additionally there are opportunities for officers of all airborne law enforcement and public safety ranks to meet other officers from other countries and cultures informally and to see and understand the future regarding…

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