According to many experts, UAM/drone corridors are essential to the safe and effective integration of uncrewed aircraft into our airspace. In this webinar, drone industry visionaries will discuss the many ways drone corridors will benefit the evolution of UAM operations. They will describe prominent use cases that demonstrate the efficacy and promise of these corridors, and they will offer advice to those currently using or planning for corridor development. Moreover, these experts will discuss the importance of weather forecasting, the concept of “Cooperative Operating Practices,” and what the next year holds for UAM corridor development in the US and beyond.
As Co-Founder, President & CEO of Airspace Link, Inc. Michael Healander is responsible for running all facets of the business. Michael has a proven executive management track record and 15 years of experience driving growth in the UAS and geospatial industry. Airspace Link’s award-winning AirHub® Platform has been described by Federal, State, and Local Government partners and Commercial Operators as the “Smart Maps for Drones”.
As Director of the Mobility Innovation Platform at Michigan Central, Matt Whitaker is responsible for the strategy, development, and operations of Michigan Central’s innovation products and its world-class testing system. This includes the new Advanced Aerial Innovation Region focused on next-generation aerial mobility and drone technology to drive commercialization and adoption in real-world, urban environments. Matt has 20 years of experience driving innovation related to connected, electric, and autonomous vehicles.
Cyriel Kronenburg is the Vice President of Business Development & Strategic Partnerships for uAvionix, heading up the strategic expansion of the rapidly growing offering of General Aviation, UAS and infrastructure solutions.
With over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry, Cyriel most recently served as the Vice President for Aireon LLC, where he was one of the founding members of the Aireon Executive Team responsible for the global deployment space-based ADS-B. He has worked in numerous senior and executive aviation roles which include the International Air Transport Association, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Martinair and the Royal Dutch Airforce.
Cyriel holds licenses as an Air Traffic Controller, a Pilot, a remote Part 107 pilot and as a Flight Dispatcher, providing him with unique firsthand experience of the operational requirements for a broad segment of the aviation industry.
Scott Howe is the Editorial Analyst for Commercial UAV News. He is a writer and editor with more than 35 years of experience working in fields such as higher education, healthcare, finance, and insurance. A native of Massachusetts, he currently lives in Portland, Maine.