Offshore Aviation OA-8A with Routescene LidarPod.

Offshore Aviation OA-8.

Offshore supports training and development of unmanned aerial systems that have been deployed in a variety of uses: UAVs for LiDAR survey, aerial photography, and non-traditional reconnaissance are a few of the missions that our commercial UAVs training curriculum supports.

Offshore Aviation OA-6.

Offshore Aviation is a leader in UAV development. Our multi-rotor design aircraft include the: OA-6, OA-8, and OA-8A which are certified and flying commercial missions in the United States. Our aircraft have been designed for commercial applications from survey to motion picture production and ISR type applications.

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Offshore Aviation Announces Formation of Commercial Training Solutions Division 

– Move Creates Aviation Training Business to Address Global UAV Market –

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 7, 2015 --  Offshore Aviation announced today the formation of its new Commercial UAV Training Solutions division. The new business, which is part of the Training sector within OffshoreUAS, has been created to support commercial development of the Offshore Aviation OA-6 and OA-8 multi-rotor UAV commercial exemption by the Federal Aviation Administration.

“Offshore now offers a seamless, one-stop shop that provides customized and affordable solutions to support the global commercial aviation UAV training marketplace,” said Robert Hicks, CEO of Offshore Aviation LLC. “Given the growing need for UAV pilot training at all proficiency levels, we are now optimally positioned to serve this market with our technical expertise and leading innovative products and capabilities, which will help us capture synergies, grow our customer base, and expand our product and service portfolio.”

This singular division has been specifically created to meet current and emerging market requirements and drive continued efficiencies. It has a global offering that spans the complete spectrum of Commercial UAV Aviation Training, with services that encompass selection, basic UAV flight  training, resourcing and commercial UAV training  – all supported by high-technology simulation products and Full Flight Simulators.

Offshore Aviation has been collaborating with NuStar Energy (NYSE:NS) since June of  2015. This dynamic team effort resulted in the successful establishment of a training facility in Piney Point Maryland. It also yielded a highly successful partnership with the Harry Lundberg Center to provide a Maritime training and instructional capability.

Headquartered in Maryland, Offshore has outlets in the Mid-Atlantic and Gulf-Coast of Florida and is a leading provider of a broad range of UAV services. Offshore is also partners with commercial industrial inspection firm, Bluefin LLC and Routescene LTD, a global provider of LiDAR survey equipment. 

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