Aviation Specialties Unlimited (ASU, Booth 1478) of Boise, Idaho unveiled its new microgimbal camera at the NBAA show in Orlando. The Owls, for observation wide-area, low-altitude sensor, is designed for surveillance, reconnaissance and target detection from lightweight UAVs and it can also be fitted to manned aircraft.
Bristow Academy (Booth No. 4246) and Grey Owl Aviation Consultants of Onanole, Manitoba, have joined forces to bring human factors training to the helicopter industry.
Bristow is expanding its training schedule beginning in May 2011, and Grey Owl will facilitate a series of workshops at Bristow Academy’s domestic locations. The workshops will be open to the public and will be advertised on both the Bristow and Grey Owl Web sites.
Richard Komarniski, who has for 16 years been teaching human factors and safety subjects, spoke on Monday at the NBAA IA renewal session on safety management systems (SMS). Komarniski is founder of Grey Owl Aviation Consultants, which recently signed a letter of understanding with the FAA Safety Team welcoming Grey Owl as a national industry member specializing in human factors and SMS training.