Director of Operations and Chief UAS Pilot, UAF Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration (ACUASI)
Nick supervises the ACUASI operations team to ensure safety and standards are met on all projects. As an ACUASI pilot, he has flown projects for research, testing, mapping, and search and rescue using multirotor, helicopter and fixed wing UAS’s.
Nick joined the ACUASI team after a twenty-two year career in United States Army aviation as a mechanic, pilot, instructor pilot, and aviation manager.
Nick’s FAA certificates include commercial rotorcraft with instrument rating, private airplane with single engine land rating, and sUAS remote pilot.