Synthesis Topics

The intergration of drones into airport operations and emergency response.

Identify how drones can be utilized as a tool for airport operations (inspections, maintenance, wildlife) and emergency response. Identify who is currently using them and what are the best practices for their use in an airport environment.


This topic was discussed for the FY2018 synthesis program and has been held over for further discussion at the FY2019 synthesis topic selection meeting.


John Pokryfke, initially submitted this topic for consideration

Background (Describe the current situation or problem in the industry, and how your idea would address it.)

Not described

Objective (What is the desired product or result that will help the airport industry?)

Synthesis of current airport practice to provide information on existing effective practice to airport operators.



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Idea No. 142