Epsiode 25: Advocating for Drone Pilots with Kat Swain from AOPA


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The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is a non-profit political organization that advocates for general aviation. With the advent of drones they've grown to include remote pilots among their membership. Aside from political advocacy and promoting the safety in the skies, they provide training and legal services to their members. They are on team pilot and looking out for the operators. Kat Swain is responsible for leading the UAS “Drone” membership and programs at AOPA and joined the association in 2016. Before joining AOPA, Kat was Vice President for Measure UAS, a technology startup providing commercial drone service to several business verticals. Prior to that, Kat worked in innovation for USAA Insurance, developing and leading one of the first insurance drone operations, and held various insurance leadership positions during her fifteen-year tenure. Find out more about AOPA on their website: https://www.aopa.org/?utm_source=InterDrone&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=InterDrone%20Podcast&utm_content=Kat%20Swain%20AOPA

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