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AEVEX Aerospace Partners with SMX to Support U.S. Africa Command ARIES Task Order, Providing PED Services for Manned and Unmanned Platforms

 AEVEX Aerospace, a full-spectrum provider of innovative aircraft and advanced technological solutions across a broad range of government and commercial clients, announced today it has been selected as part of the SMX team to support the United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) providing processing exploitation and dissemination (PED) services on the AFRICOM Reconnaissance Intelligence Exploitation Services (ARIES) task order.

AEVEX Aerospace STC – Performance Enhancements for DHC-6-400 Series Twin Otter

AEVEX announced today an amendment of our existing FAA STC currently approved for the DHC-6-300 series to include the DHC-6-400 Series Twin Otter series aircraft. This new product allows the DHC-6-400 series to operate in the Standard Commuter Category with increased maximum take-off weight of 14,000lbs. (6350 Kg) when equipped with a Garmin G950 NXi/G1000NXi avionics suite.

LiDAR Sensors, Simplified: Part 2 – LiDAR Systems Range and Architecture

LiDAR Systems: A Guide to Understanding LiDAR Sensors Function and Capability Let’s talk about the various metrics used when discussing Geo-MMS LiDAR sensor characteristics – and how do we sort through the overwhelming information provided by LiDAR sensor manufacturers? LiDAR Systems: Sensor Range and Precision The range of a LiDAR sensor is often one of […]

Advancing Wildfire Management: UAVS for Cost-Effective, Resource-Saving Systems

LEVERAGING ADVANCED REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGIES TO PROTECT OUR COMMUNITIES AND NATURAL RESOURCES Wildfires consume millions of acres of land every year, destroying homes, communities, and infrastructure across the United States and around the globe. Fire seasons are getting longer, and fires are increasing in intensity as droughts increase and the effects of climate change become […]

Shaping the evolving face of cartography through flight simulation

How one AEVEX employee’s work on real-time mapping would influence Google Earth When Don Burns was writing visualization software for NASA and supporting flight simulator development for McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, and the Army, he never thought that what started out as real-time 3D graphics in the ‘90s would one day turn into the technology that […]

LiDAR Sensors, Simplified: Part 1 – LiDAR System Point Density, Returns and Beam Divergence

A Guide to Understanding LiDAR Sensors Function & Capability When we discuss Geo-MMS LiDAR sensor characteristics, there are many metrics and factors that go into understanding the oftentimes overwhelming information provided by LiDAR sensor manufacturers. This information is being provided so that our customers have a clear vision when it comes to selecting the optimal […]