Curt Westergard

Location:

Falls Church, VA

Member since:

November 16, 2013

Introduction

Owner of a tethered aerostat business that lofts UAS and or their related sensors payloads. Have active blanket COA's over urban airspaces.

What's your experience working with drones? Beginners are welcome!

15 yrs experience evolving LTA platform payloads supporting dual use UAVs for environmental sensing, crowd counts and tall engineering pjts.

What kind of equipment do you own/operate (ArduCopter 3DR Hexacopter, Swinglet, Parot AR, etc...) You don't need to have your own equipment to join the group.

All self fabricated aerialsensor payloads on our 12 ft aerostat balloon platform. Panoramic and IR cameras for analyzing energy loss in cities.

What events would you like to see this group have?

Long duration tests perfect SAR and environmental monitoring applications such as oil spill tracking, earthquake recovery.

How did you hear about this group?

Slate conference on scientific uses of aerial platforms. Heard and was motivated by Tim R's speach.

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  • Justin Leto

    Thanks Curt, we'll be in touch about some field testing our anti-poaching UAV.

    Mar 13, 2014 4:53 PM
  • erik van loon

    thank you for your email. Can't find the notification on meetup. Meetup really sucks.

    Mar 01, 2014 3:47 PM
  • Tom Snitch

    Curt - thank you for the email but I believe our missions are much less sophisticated that what you may be contemplating. Our UAV are flown by autopilot and there is no command center other than a laptop.

    Nov 26, 2013 3:32 PM

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