What are your biggest goals in the field of unmanned systems over the next few years?
We want to make the industry more nimble/responsive to new requirements and applications through consistent technology improvements.
Where do you see the industry going in the next decade?
We see the industry expanding from novel/occasional uses and into the daily routines of commercial industries globally.
What role do you see your company playing in that future?
Northwest UAV will be expanding the available range of propulsion technologies while improving net efficiency, offering a range of off-the-shelf integrated propulsion solutions to minimize time to market for new applications and offering experienced engineering services focused on unmanned system integration to improve the development timeline and effectiveness of a variety of unmanned systems.
What do you see as major challenges to the unmanned systems industry?
The biggest challenge will be safely managing the rapid growth while integrating into commercial airspaces.
What makes AUVSI membership attractive to your company?
AUVSI membership provides the opportunity to interface with experts in each field of this industry and key decision makers, gives us access to summaries of the business and technical trends for the industry, and the ability to reach and make personal connections with our target market in an efficient, focused way.