ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEW ERA OF AVIATION?

FAI | June 11, 2019

ARE YOU READY FOR THE NEW ERA OF AVIATION?
Whether you are cutting-edge roboticist, an innovative aeronautical engineer, an aerospace investor, an open-minded aviation policy maker, a forward-thinking helicopter operator or a visionary city planner, if you want to keep abreast on how drones and digital aviation will disrupt your world, the FAI/DIAS International Drone & Digital Aviation Conference is a not-to-be-missed event! Titled 'Delivering the Future: Digital Aviation Technologies to Enable Sustainable & Scalable Solutions', the day-long conference for industry professionals on Friday 13th September 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland, is jam-packed with international expert speakers who will present on a variety of trending topics, and is a unique opportunity to learn, exchange and shape the aerial dimension of our digital societies with professionals holding a range of views.

Spotlight

One of the major concerns when considering a partnership revolves around the schedule. Who has control of the plane and when PIA  Managed Co-Ownership customers enjoy a sharing format that works. Co-owners enjoy access comparable to sole-ownership at half the cost. Find out more at PartnersInAviation.com.

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One of the major concerns when considering a partnership revolves around the schedule. Who has control of the plane and when PIA  Managed Co-Ownership customers enjoy a sharing format that works. Co-owners enjoy access comparable to sole-ownership at half the cost. Find out more at PartnersInAviation.com.