Newark's International Air & Space Training Institute (IASTI) announces Eagle Eye Innovations (EEI) collaboration for study programme
The UK’s first International Air & Space Training Institute (IASTI) Newark has announced it will partner with a world leader in remotely-piloted aircraft system training and operations firm, writes Cameron Rutherford.
IASTI Newark and Eagle Eye Innovations (EEI) are to collaborate in developing study programmes for the next generation of aviation professionals.
IASTI Newark will enable students to learn from aviation industry experts and gain hands-on experience as they develop the skills needed to become pilots, engineers or flight dispatchers, leading to level three diplomas in aviation operations or aircraft maintenance.
The initiative sees bespoke programmes co-designed by the best in the aviation and wider aerospace sector, to provide a sustainable talent pipeline.
EEI is the only company that specialises in training and operations across all genres and classifications of remotely piloted aircraft systems.
Operating globally, EEI has a unique set of skills that makes it a world leader on all matters relating to its field.
Alex Kasperczyk, director of business development, said: “Eagle Eye Innovations is delighted to announce that we have accepted an invitation from the International Air & Space Training Institute Newark to become a key industry support partner on the employer board.
“The leading knowledge and training that EEI provides in the field of remotely-piloted aircraft systems, as a Civil Aviation Authority accredited training organisation in the commercial sector and by providing support to operations in the defence sector, compliments IASTI’s objective to provide world class training for the air and space industry.
“We are proud to be invited to become a member of the board and are looking forward to helping shape the future of the remotely piloted aircraft system industry by supporting valuable opportunities to people through education.”
EEI joins the Royal Air Force, East Midlands Airport, Inzpire, AAR, Leonardo, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance and the National Space Centre as key industry supporters of IASTI Newark.
Ross Tarnowski, head of learning and skills at IASTI Newark, said: “It is excellent to have Eagle Eye Innovations join us as a key industry support partner and stakeholder.
“The expertise that EEI have as world leaders in Remotely Piloted Aircraft System technology will be invaluable.”