Ely Aviation has been selected by Cranfield University as part of an unmanned systems partnership.
The University, which says it aims to be a centre of excellence for unmanned systems, focuses solely on post graduate tuition within the science, technology and engineering sectors.
Managing director and senior remote pilot at Ely Aviation is looking forward to what the partnership will have in store.
He said: “We are delighted to have been selected to work with such a prestigious educational institution. We are looking forward to leveraging all of the skills that we have within our organisation to assist Cranfield with the many and varied projects they have in the pipeline.”
The firm is currently working with senior lecturer of the Human Factors and Accident investigation team, Pete McCarthy, to develop training and research in safety, to support Accident Investigation including Air, Rail Marine and other High-Reliability Sector accidents and incidents.
It also recently supported another Cranfield University project involving the capture of aerial imaging for research into driverless vehicles.