Aereo, SJCIT Open Centre of Excellence for Drone Education & Remote Pilot Training

Aereo (formerly Aarav Unmanned Systems), Indian end-to-end drone solutions startup, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SJC Institute of Technology to open a Centre of Excellence. This institute will serve as a platform where students learn the fundamentals of drones, drone mapping, GIS, data processing and a certified remote pilot training course.

The signing ceremony took place on April 5, 2023, at the SJCIT campus in Chikkaballapura, Karnataka. SJCIT is a an institution established in 1986. It offers UG and PG courses in aerospace, aeronautics, electronics, mechanical and civil engineering.

The signing ceremony was followed by a live flight demonstration of Aereo’s survey-grade PPK drone. As a token of gratitude, Aereo also mapped the college campus using its drone. It will create a digital 3D twin and an ultra-high resolution 2D map of the campus. These datasets will aid the development activities of the campus and act as a learning tool for the civil engineering students.

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