On Sunday afternoon, Vortex UAS concluded another successful 3-day, 20-hour Part 107 Test Prep course. Mike Jones led a challenging yet enjoyable class with his award winning techniques honed from over 30 years as a technical corporate trainer. One of the class favorites is his...

Unmanned Aircraft have the unique ability to capture high ground resolution imagery, providing the quality data that’s required for processing highly detailed orthomosaics, terrain models and 3D maps. Thus, this technology has drawn a great deal of attention from GIS Professionals. Automation and the integration...

Part 107: The New Drone Regulations and Airport Operations Earlier this week, Vortex UAS held a well attended Open House at Atlantic Aviation at the Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK). Over 70 people signed up for this free event during which representatives from the FAA, Airport Management...

Date: Sept. 17th, 8am – 12noon Location: Atlantic Aviation Chicago Executive Airport Wheeling, IL Registration: $97 Vortex UAS is providing a 4 hour, face to face classroom experience designed to help our students achieve the following learning outcomes at the completion of the training: List the eligibility requirements and application procedures necessary...

  Date: Sept. 12th, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Location: Atlantic Aviation, KPWK Chicago Executive Airport 1011 S. Wolf Road Wheeling, IL 60090 Registration: Free but required through Eventbright at: http://part107pwk.eventbrite.com Summary: This open house will provide a forum for discussion of recent developments in the integration of Unmanned Aircraft into the National Airspace. Presentations will focus on Part...