Washington, DC, October 3, 2019: JMA Solutions, LLC, a Federal Government contractor of fourteen (14) years providing relevantunmanned aircraft systems (UAS)professional services such as safety management systems, safety risk management and UAS policy, today announced its partnership with the Drone Responders Public Safety Alliance (Drone Responders).
Led by Chief Charles Werner (ret.), Drone Responders is a non-profit program created to unite aerial first responders, emergency managers, and search and rescue specialists under a unified organization to help learn, train, and test with one another. Drone Responders has the ultimate objective of maximizing drone operations for public safety.
“We’re very appreciative of the efforts of JMA Solutions to help advance the mission of Drone Responders,” said Chief Werner. “With this partnership we’re able to reach more airspace decision makers and enable more sharing of knowledge, standardizing certifications, creating a global directory of emergency UAS assets and creating more professional UAS operations.”
This exciting partnership takes advantages of JMA Solution’s vast experience working within the FAA as well as its expertise with national air space regulations andpolicies andcombines it with Drone Responders’ in-depth expertise in the public safety UAS operations and advocacy.
“Public Safety responders do so much for our communities and we’re proud to support the efforts of an organization such as Drone Responders,” said JMA Solutions CEO and President, Jan Adams. “JMA believes in their mission and looks forward to actively participating to achieve their goals.”
The purpose of this partnership will be to help Drone Responders reach and collaborate more effectively with the Federal AviationAdministration(FAA) and other government agencies which have a hand in UAS rulemaking. As a member of the Drone Responders’ Board of Technical Experts, Tony, VP of Global Affairs and Aviation Solutions, will lead efforts to reach key national air space decision makers.
“There are so many complex issues surrounding drone operations and many more are added during emergency operations,” said. “We look forward to working with Drone Responders to help navigate some of these complex issues.”
Emerging technologies like UAS will reshape the way the aviation community will operate in the very near future. The rapidly expanding UAS use case portfolio requires a collaborative, measured effort to integrate manned and unmanned flight into the National Airspace System. The increased level of safety and response efficiency provided by UAS operations for our public safety professionals makes expansion of UAS a top priority
About Drone RespondersDRONERESPONDERSis a non-profit program created to unite the new aerial first responders, emergency managers, and search and rescue specialists under a unified organization to help learn, train, and test with one another with the ultimate objective of maximizing drone operations for public safety. The DRONERESPONDERS program is led by Chief Charles Werner (ret.) who serves as the director. DRONERESPONDERS is a 501(c)3 non-profit program of AIRT, Inc.
About JMA SolutionsHeadquartered in Washington, DC, JMA Solutions is an award-winning government consulting firm with over fourteen (14) years of experience delivering outstanding customer support. Since 2005, we have provided customer support forAir Traffic Management,Program Management,Safety Management Systems for UAS,Commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems,Radar and CommunicationsSupportandmuch more!