Chief Technology Officer
Andy Thurling is CTO of NUAIR, technical manager of the New York UAS Test Site where he leads research on current and future UAS technologies, industry standards, and test techniques to verify compliance. Prior to NUAIR, Andy was Director of Product Safety and Mission Assurance at AeroVironment where he led airworthiness, certification, and airspace access strategic efforts. Andy is a Distinguished Graduate of the USAF Test Pilot School. His career in the USAF culminated as Commander of the Squadron responsible for testing the newest unmanned aircraft. Andy has over 2300 hours of flight time in more than 35 aircraft types.