Unmanned Safety Institute Adds Advanced Aircrew Academy as Strategic Distribution Partner

Cincinnato, OH, February 6, 2017 — The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a subsidiary of ARGUS International, Inc., and a recognized leader in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight safety education and certification, and Advanced Aircrew Academy, a specialized aviation eLearning company dedicated to providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, and maintenance courses delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training systems, have partnered to add USI's portfolio of online training offerings on the Advanced Aircrew Academy website.

The Small UAS Safety Ground School (initial and recurrent courses), and the Safety Awareness (initial and recurrent courses) will be available on the Advanced Aircrew Academy eLearning suite.

The Small UAS Safety Ground School is the industry's leading training course for individuals seeking to operate UAS as professional remote pilots. The program offers approximately 24 hours of self-paced content online and prepares the student to pass the FAA Unmanned Aircraft General (UAG) exam to obtain their Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate. The program meets Part 107 requirements and exceeds FAA regulatory minimums with advanced flight safety training. The Small UAS Safety Ground School is endorsed by many aviation insurance providers and is accepted by the FAA for WINGS credit.

The Small UAS Safety Awareness Course is composed of approximately 4 hours of self-paced content online and provides advanced flight safety training that is exclusively devoted to UAS operational safety. The Small UAS Safety Awareness Course is ideal for individuals who hold a Part 61 Airmen Certificate, or individuals who already possess a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.

"USI is proud to partner with Advanced Aircrew Academy, one of the aviation industry's leading training companies. Through this partnership, USI once again extends our best-in-class eLearning programs to the aviation community with a trusted partner like Advanced Aircrew Academy. By partnering together, USI and Advanced Aircrew Academy are delivering value-added offerings that synergistically deliver expertise from two of the world's most respected brands in aviation." remarked Aaron Greenwald, Unmanned Safety Institute President.

"At Advanced Aircrew Academy we are hearing from many of our business aviation customers that they are looking to start an unmanned aviation program for their company. We evaluated current UAS training and consulting available in the market and found the USI/ARGUS offerings to be superior. A partnership to be able to offer our customers UAS training in the Ascent eLearning platform delivers the best content and record keeping system available to help to integrate a UAS program into a business aviation flight department." added Dan Boedigheimer, Vice President of Operations at Advanced Aircrew Academy.

About Advanced Aircrew Academy Advanced Aircrew Academy enables small to mid-sized flight operations to fulfill their flight department training needs in the most efficient and affordable way—in any location at any time. They do this by providing high quality professional pilot, flight attendant, and maintenance courses delivered via the web using a world class online aviation training system. Advanced Aircrew Academy's modules are authored by trainers with extensive experience as professional pilots, flight attendants, and mechanics who share the 'real' information that can be used on the job. To learn more about Advanced Aircrew Academy, visit, https://aircrewacademy.com/.

About USI The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) is the industry’s most widely recognized leader in flight safety solutions for individuals, enterprises, and organizations focused on integrating and operating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for civil or commercial purposes. The Unmanned Safety Institute, widely recognized as "best-in-class" provides UAS flight safety training and certification to operational standards based on the adoption and modification of time-honored aviation safety practices. To learn more about USI, please visit www.UnmannedSafetyInstitute.org, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 1-877-535-SAFE. USI is a portfolio company of ARGUS International, Inc., and is headquartered in Orlando, FL with safety assurance offices in Denver, CO. Founded in 1995, ARGUS International is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, and actively engaged with business activities in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, South America, and the Middle East and Africa.

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