Webinar: February 20, 2019 2:00 PM MST

Deseret UAS and Association for Unmanned Aerial Systems (AUVSI) are hosting a Webinar on the state of commercial UAS and UAM flight testing. The broadcast will include thought leaders in commercial UAS and UAM.

If you have a commercial UAM product or service and need to flight test, this webinar will provide you the information you need to test at FAA Flight Test Ranges and alternative flight test ranges. This webinar features a discussion of the current state for commercial Urban Air Mobility (UAM) flight testing, current flight testing environment, and opportunities for new UAM flight test programs.


The 1-hour program will be divided into 4 -15 minute segments:

  • View from UAM manufacturers on Commercial UAM Flight Testing issues and challenges: Fortem, ElectraFly, XTI Aircraft
  • Current environment for Commercial UAM Flight Testing: FAA, NASA, NIAS
  • Alternative solutions for Commercial UAM Flight Testing: Deseret UAS, FAA, NASA, Metron
  • Questions from participants

Who Should Attend?

  • Commercial UAM product and service providers
  • Investors in UAM industry
  • Individuals interested in the commercial UAM market


  • Parimal Kopardekar, PhD (Acting) Director of NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)
  • Earl Lawrence, Executive Director, FAA UAS Integration Office
  • Adam Roberson, CTO Fortem Technologies
  • Bob Hoffman, Metron Aviation
  • Dr. Chris Walach, NIAS
  • John Manning, Co-Founder ElectraFly
  • Robert Labelle, President XTI Aircraft
  • Dr. Tulinda Larsen, Executive Director Deseret UAS


Registration is complimentary for all attendees and will close at 11:00 AM EST the day of the webinar.

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More info: https://www.auvsi.org/events/webinars/commercial-uasuam-flight-testing-challenges-and-opportunities