CONSHOHOCKEN, PA — APRIL 5, 2019—American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (AATI), the industry leading provider of real-time remote sensing and airborne intelligence services for enterprise, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sky Scape Industries, LLC (SSI) an industry leading unmanned technology service-provider. SSI’s services are widely used by critical infrastructure operators in the electric, water, and oil & gas industries. SSI will continue to provide integration services, professional drone advisory services, and inspection services nationwide.
“The SSI team is world class, and is perfectly aligned with AATI’s core values - providing safe and effective integration of airborne remote sensing technology with a primary focus on Part 107 drone operations,” stated David Yoel, CEO of AATI. “By combining the two complimentary companies, we expand our ability to offer products and services with manned aircraft, long endurance unmanned aircraft and small UAS.”
“AATI is a true leader in the unmanned industry. They have the resources and capabilities to truly push the unmanned industry to new heights. Our unification is solidified by our common core values - passion for innovation and driving this industry further,” said Nathan Ernst, Founder and President of SSI.
“The unmanned aviation industry continues to accelerate, including the integration of long endurance UAS beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) into the National Airspace System and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) integration for small UAS,” continued Mr. Yoel. “As we continue our endeavors at the forefront, SSI will create exponential value-add for existing and new customers.”
SSI was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New Jersey.
The acquisition remains subject to customary closing conditions. SSI will operate as a separate subsidiary entity focusing on small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) and related services. More details about the acquisition will be provided in subsequent posts via each company’s website and news releases in the near future.
About Sky Scape Industries
Sky Scape Industries provides manned & unmanned data acquisition services using advanced remote sensing techniques for critical infrastructure operators. Services include flight operations, R&D, custom integration, and professional development services. SSI is a pioneer in drone integration in the United States and is a participating advocate for the advancement of drone technology. For more information visit https://www.skyscapeinds.com/.
About American Aerospace Technologies
American Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (AATI) is an industry leading provider of airborne intelligence and communications systems and services for enterprise. AATI has been flying long-endurance UAS “beyond visual line of sight” (BVLOS) in the National Airspace System since 2010 on missions including pipeline patrol, oil spill remote sensing, power line patrol, mapping, communications relay and emergency response. AATI also assists customers with developing BVLOS UAS use cases, large-scale airspace development and establishing UAS policies, procedures and best practices. For more information, visit http://americanaerospace.com/.