Aerial Surveying and Mapping Centric

REGULATORY ORGANIZATIONS:

ICAO  (Global) This page provides links to sites of related to the civil aviation authorities around the world.

 

 

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS:

American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing (ASPRS)   (N America) American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing envisions a future when geospatial information is widely available, broadly accepted and regularly used in performing analyses and making decisions necessary to sustain and improve global quality of life.

 

NEWS & ARTICLES:

Aerial Survey News(U.K.) This site provides current news related to aerial surveying and other remote-sensing articles.

Position Magazine,  (Australia / Asia) Position magazine is the only Australasia-wide independent publication for surveying and spatial sciences and is the official magazine of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)

 

BOOKS:

 

 

AERIAL SURVEYING KNOWLEDGE:

Guidelines for Procurement of Professional Aerial Imagery, Photogrammetry, Lidar and Related Remote Sensor-based Geospatial Mapping Services (Global) The focus of this Guidelines document is limited to the procurement of professional services. Products and technical services are addressed to the extent needed to define and clarify the distinction between professional services, technical services and products. Guidance for procurement methods appropriate for products and technical services are not addressed herein.

 

MANUFACTURERS:

List of Aircraft Manufacturers   This article lists aircraft manufacturers by the name that ICAO recognises them by. The list also contains the aircraft manufacturer’s full name and the name of the country they operate from.

 

 

INTEGRATORS:

Airborne Technologies  (Europe/Global) Airborne Technologies is a company based in Austria. Their scope of services includes the integration of any Airborne Remote Sensor into the customers ‘platform, the development of customized ISR Turnkey Solutions a swell  as well as the acquisition and processing of geo information for governments, police military and many sectors of industry.

DEA Specialised Airborne Operations  (Europe/Global) DEA Specialized Airborne Operations, headquartered at Retford (Gamston) Airport (EGNE) operates an evolving fleet of Aircraft. With two main operating bases, one in the UK and one in Italy, DEA operates globally under its worldwide AOC.  DEA services a number of markets including Surveillance, Maritime Patrol, Private Charter, Dangerous Air Cargo, Flight Inspection, ISTAR training and Aerial Survey. Our core business is supported by our Part M and Part 145 aircraft maintenance facilities as well as a Part 21 design and modifications capability.

DO Systems   (Europe/Global) With Headquarters at Bournemouth International Airport, United Kingdom, DO Systems provide customers with a focused, knowledge based, professional service for complete Airborne ISR (Special Operations/Training) and ground solutions (Design & Engineering) anywhere in the world.

Airtask    (Europe/Global) Services include the provision of host aircraft, operating protocols, mission systems, role equipment, modification design, manufacture, installation, testing and certification. Headquartered at Cranfield Airport in Bedfordshire, UK. Specific service areas: Atmospheric research, maritime/range surveillance.

Dynamic Aviation  Dynamic Aviation provides turboprop and jet aircraft solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. Quick turnaround, creative aircraft modification, and operational excellence. Focus areas are: ISR, Aerial Surveying, Fire Management).

Voyageur -  Special Mission  (N. America/Global) Voyageur’s Special Mission aircraft are significantly modified to conduct special operations in challenging environments. Voyageur's Special Mission experience includes aircraft operation, in-service support, modification, design engineering and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) development. Voyageur's one-stop-shop capabilities include Special Mission aircraft with unique characteristics such as: Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE), Geophysical Survey, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Search and Rescue (SAR), Aeromedical / Air Ambulance, Combi / Cargo Operations

 

 

TRAINING PROVIDERS:

 

 

SERVICE PROVIDERS:

Aerial Survey  (Europe/Global) Aerial Survey provides complete LOW COST flying service using Xcam pod mounted cameras anywhere in UK ,Europe, the world! ideal for smaller survey areas, ortho, RGB, NIR , THERMAL. We use new lightweight Xcam pod mounted in C172 strut (EASA certified).

Airborne Technologies  (Europe/Global) Airborne Technologies is a company based in Austria. Their scope of services includes data acquisition and processing of geo information for many government & commercial sectors.

RVL Group  (Europe/Global) RVL Group is a specialist aviation services provider based at East Midlands Airport, operating and maintaining its own fleet of nearly 20 aircraft, including the Cessna 310, 402, 404 and F406.

2Excel  (Europe/Global) 2Excel Aviation Ltd delivers bespoke, innovative solutions to difficult problems in the aviation sector by leveraging the skills of its hundred-strong, exceptionally experienced workforce. It operates across diverse sectors including: defence, security, survey, engineering, agriculture, events, travel, and disaster response for the oil and gas industry.

ACE Air Support  AEC Air Support is specialized in supporting private- and government organizations. Experience, an extensive network and a variety of assets will give you the opportunity to achieve the maximum result of your operation in an efficient way. AEC Air Support supports in both operational- and training environments with, but not limited to Tactical Air Transport and Airborne Sensing.

Skyline Aviation   (N. America/Global) Skyline Aviation is a highly experienced company which provides high performance aircraft support to government and corporate clients. We offer tailor made solutions in electronic warfare training, JTAC (Joint Terminal Attack Controller) training, target towing and radar calibration and sensor with video downlink services. Skyline Aviation also supports a number of renowned research institutes by providing aerial assets for in-flight testing of advanced technology.   

Aerosotravia  As Air Works specialists Aerosotravia provide the aircraft, technical and logistical support for projects of any size,  both in France and abroad

Aerospace Resources   Aerospace Resources own’s a small fleet of aircraft and have a proven track record of working with operations partners to fulfil airbourne surveillance and response contracts.

 DEA Specialised Airborne Operations  DEA Specialized Airborne Operations, headquartered at Retford (Gamston) Airport (EGNE) operates an evolving fleet of Aircraft. With two main operating bases, one in the UK and one in Italy, DEA operates globally under its worldwide AOC.  DEA services a number of markets including Surveillance, Maritime Patrol, Private Charter, Dangerous Air Cargo, Flight Inspection, ISTAR training and Aerial Survey. Our core business is supported by our Part M and Part 145 aircraft maintenance facilities as well as a Part 21 design and modifications capability.

DO Systems   (Europe/Global) With Headquarters at Bournemouth International Airport, United Kingdom, DO Systems provide customers with a focused, knowledge based, professional service for complete Airborne ISR (Special Operations/Training) and ground solutions (Design & Engineering) anywhere in the world.

Airtask    (Europe/Global) Services include the provision of host aircraft, operating protocols, mission systems, role equipment, modification design, manufacture, installation, testing and certification. Headquartered at Cranfield Airport in Bedfordshire, UK. Specific service areas: Atmospheric research, maritime/range surveillance.

Ravenair   Ravenair provides aircraft for aerial survey, reconnaissance, air-to-surface photography, air-to-air photography, aerodrome lighting evaluation and many other types of survey operations requiring an airborne platform. Ravenair do not own any camera systems or sensors. They specialize in providing turnkey solutions for an aerial platform; they operate some systems on behalf of their clients or carry their staff as Task Specialists.

Dynamic Aviation  Dynamic Aviation provides turboprop and jet aircraft solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. Quick turnaround, creative aircraft modification, and operational excellence. Focus areas are: ISR, Aerial Surveying, Fire Management.

Voyageur -  Special Mission  (N. America/Global) Voyageur’s Special Mission aircraft are significantly modified to conduct special operations in challenging environments. Voyageur's Special Mission experience includes aircraft operation, in-service support, modification, design engineering and Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) development. Voyageur's one-stop-shop capabilities include Special Mission aircraft with unique characteristics such as: Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE), Geophysical Survey, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Search and Rescue (SAR), Aeromedical / Air Ambulance, Combi / Cargo Operations.

 

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