Waypoint Global Strategies Joins the Global Aerospace SM4 Program

September 29, 2014

Providing Professional Training and Safety Awareness in Unmanned Aircraft System Operations

Parsippany, New Jersey – Global Aerospace, Inc., announces partnership with Waypoint Global Strategies to provide training and logistical support to the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) community and Global Aerospace customers through its industry leading SM4 Safety Program. Waypoint subsidiary company, Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), will also be providing our customers with innovative safety resources and training.

Waypoint and Global have designed a distinctive program to provide UAS customers with discounted consulting and data analytics services and access to training webinars. The unique Safety Certification Levels provided by USI will further enhance our SM4 program by providing industry leading resources, training and support to Global customers and the aerospace industry.

Chris Proudlove, SVP, Team Leader, Complex Risks at Global Aerospace said, “Global Aerospace continues to demonstrate its commitment to the exciting and rapidly growing sector of UAS. With our wide range of products developed specifically for UAS and partnerships with experts such as Waypoint Global Strategies, we are fully prepared to support this expanding industry.”

“Our partnership with Global Aerospace will provide a comprehensive approach to UAS flight safety, and complements Global’s commitment to safety education through the SM4 Program,” said Brandon Blackburn, CEO at Waypoint Global Strategies. “By focusing on core principles like human factors and technology reliability, our training programs will help individuals and organizations embrace best practices in UAS flight safety, and identify and minimize their exposure to risk during flight operations.”

To learn more about Waypoint Global Strategies and the Unmanned Safety Institute, visit Global Aerospace at Booth #3685 at the NBAA convention in Orlando, Florida. Waypoint and USI representatives will be available at our booth on Tuesday October 21 and Wednesday October 22 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm for a meet and greet and interactive simulator demonstrations.

 

About Global Aerospace

Global Aerospace is a leading provider of aerospace insurance with a worldwide portfolio of clients who are engaged in every aspect of the aviation and space industries. Headquartered in London, we have offices in Canada, Cologne, Paris, Zurich and throughout the United States. Across the world we employ over 350 people. With experience dating back to the 1920s, the company’s underwriting is backed by a pool of high quality insurance companies representing some of the most respected names in the business. For additional information on Global Aerospace, please visit www.global-aero.com. To learn more about the company’s SM4 safety program, please visit sm4.global-aero.com.

About Waypoint Global Strategies

Waypoint Global Strategies, Inc. is a strategy and technology consulting firm providing flight operations, safety education and training, and advanced analytics to civil and commercial clients who seek to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into their daily business operations.  Waypoint partners with clients to deliver long-term, holistic business solutions that solve complex and enduring challenges worldwide. For more information on Waypoint, please visit www.waypointgs.com.

About Unmanned Safety Institute
The mission of the Unmanned Safety Institute is to improve safety in Unmanned Aircraft Systems operations. The Unmanned Safety Institute is a professional training organization for UAS operators and organizations focused on improving safety in UAS operations through the adoption and modification of time honored aviation safety and training practices.  To learn more about the Unmanned Safety Institute, please visit www.unmannedsafetyinstitute.org.