Commercial UAV Expo content at Amsterdam Drone Week  

September 3-5, 2024  •  Caesars Forum  •  Las Vegas

Speaker Details

Don Berchoff

Don has 35 years’ experience in weather, aviation, and logistics systems. He served 24 years in the U.S. Air Force, where he designed and led aviation weather operations centers, served as an Airborne Meteorologist and led all logistics and ground operations at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan. As a notable meteorologist, Don led the National Weather Service Directorate for Science and Technology from 2008-2012.

His present company, TruWeather Solutions, focuses on accelerating micro weather sensing and prediction for better airspace management for drones and eVTOLs to increase operator mission effectiveness rates and profitability. 

Don is leading the ASTM F38 working group addressing issues related to design, performance, quality acceptance tests, and safety monitoring for unmanned air vehicle systems. TruWeather was recently awarded a NASA Phase II Small Business Innovation Research grant to design an Urban Weather Sensing Infrastructure Testbed as part of NASA’s Weather Data Infrastructure initiative.

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