Don’t miss Rob Corbett on Daybreak of Drones this week: Wednesday March 16 at 11:00 AM EST! Stream Beneath:
This week’s featured Daybreak of Drones podcast visitor is Rob Corbett, U.S. Air Power disabled veteran, quadroplegic and staunch advocate for inclusive flight. Be part of Daybreak and Rob on this third installment of the year-long Volatus Above and Past Collection throughout “Trade Variety” Month (sponsor: Iris Automation)!
The 2 will focus on Rob’s inspirational story, his ardour for together with “different abled” people within the drone trade, and his numerous traces of effort to make sure that flight is accessible to everybody! Volatus Aerospace is Canada’s largest, technology-enabled unmanned aerial answer supplier, devoted to commercializing the total potential of unmanned applied sciences all through the Americas and around the globe. This philanthropic sequence acknowledges the businesses, companies or organizations within the UAS/AAM ecosystem whose efforts, like Volatus’, go above and past to advance the trade!
Rob is an Inclusive Flight Advocate and USAF veteran from Virginia. After struggling a catastrophic spinal twine harm in 2016, he has devoted his time in educating and coaching people of all “Talents” in assistive know-how, vocational abilities and tailored sUAS operations. Rob is paralyzed from the chest down and has no finger operate in his fingers. Via many hours of analysis and improvement he has discovered many options in adapting sUAS controllers and techniques. He developed a completely inclusive drone coaching program based mostly round offering individuals with bodily and cognitive limitations a method to function drones. Rob has carried out coaching with individuals from numerous backgrounds and walks of life. He’s at the moment engaged on methods to develop this inclusive sUAS coaching and hopes to supply a method of flight for individuals who in any other case could be grounded.
Take a look at the documentary “Flight Takes Many Kinds” releasing 1 September, 2022 to study extra about Rob’s journey as he collaborates with numerous trade leaders showcasing their tales and pathways to a extra various and inclusive drone operations.
Learn extra about Rob Corbett right here: A Veteran’s Day Salute: Inclusive UAS; One Man’s Mission to Bring Drone Flight to People with Disabilities
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