The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), with support from Huntsville’s Avion Unmanned, has obtained a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), to implement Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as “drones”, into their daily operations. Avion Unmanned, a commercial branch of Avion Solutions, Inc., were instrumental in training the department’s officers and deputies to be FAA-compliant, legal, and safe UAS operators. Avion Unmanned supported the development of the agency’s operating procedures, and COA request as well. The COA was issued by the FAA in coordination with the local Air Traffic Organization (ATO) at Huntsville International Airport.…
Through its International Awards Program, the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) acknowledges the important achievements being made in energy and shines the light on the work being done in energy by individuals, organizations, agencies, and corporations. Recently, Mr. Randy Buckner, C.E.M., C.E.A, was recognized as Energy Innovator of the Year at the 39th World Energy Engineering Congress in Washington, DC. Mr. Buckner is Director of Research and Development for Avion Solutions, Inc. headquartered in Huntsville, AL.  According to Mr. Albert Thumann, Executive Director of AEE, “this award is conferred to individuals and organizations that have achieved national and international prominence in…
Avion Solutions, Inc, an engineering and logistics service support contactor located in Cummings Research Park, was awarded the Department of Energy’s ENERGY STAR certification in November of this year; the first of its kind for an office building in the Huntsville region.  The ENERGY STAR program was developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help businesses improve their financial performance and reduce carbon emissions through a strategic energy management approach.  ENERGY STAR certified buildings save energy, save money, and help protect the environment by generating fewer greenhouse gas emissions than typical buildings by meeting strict energy performance standards set…
Avion Solutions will help The Limestone County Sheriff's Office take flight, getting a bird's eye view like never before with the installation of drones into their daily operations. Sheriff Mike Blakely made a decision on Thursday to sign a $30,000 contract with Avion Solutions to train his deputies on the proper safety protocols and FAA regulations regarding unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Profits from their Sheriff's Rodeo this year gave the department the final financial push it needed to purchase the UAS, adding two more drones to its aviation unit. Having the drones will give the deputies a quick, convenient way…
Thursday, 07 July 2016 20:32

COME JAM WITH US!

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Energy Alabama, a Huntsville 501c(3), and Avion Energy Solutions announce a pretty cool event we have coming up called a Benchmarking Jam! On Thursday, July 28, we will host Benchmarking Jam at Salty Nut Brewery on Clinton Avenue in Huntsville. At this free event, local business representatives will have energy engineers and experts on-hand to help enter and verify utility data using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. Portfolio Manager is an online tool used to measure and track energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. We use it to benchmark the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all…
We want to thank our customers, employees, and friends for making last Friday’s golf tournament a success! We could not have done it without you or the help of Huntsville Country Club. This year's proceeds will be going Semper Fi Community Task Force and the Night Stalker Association. The Semper Fi Community Task Force’s mission is “to lend support to meet existing and emerging needs of the local community through volunteering time and talent. Their focus is the Tennessee Valley community, military veterans of all Services, and their families. They honor and support citizens who protect our country.” Today, the…
Monday, 04 April 2016 23:00

Avion Recognized as 2016 Company of the Year

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Avion was recognized on Friday, April 1st as the 2016 Company of the Year by the New South Chapter of the Employee Stock Ownership Plan(ESOP) Association at an awards banquet at the New South’s 3rd Annual Spring Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia. The New South Chapter of the ESOP Association has a total of 177 members, of which, 90 ESOP companies are eligible to be nominated for this award. Avion will be submitted to the ESOP Association to compete for the national 2016 Company of the Year award. This will be announced at their annual conference on May 19, 2016 in…
After a comprehensive risk analysis, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has raised the unmanned aircraft (UAS) “blanket” altitude authorization for Section 333 exemption holders and government aircraft operators to 400 feet. Previously, the agency had put in place a nationwide Certificate of Waiver or Authorization (COA) for such flights up to 200 feet. The new COA policy allows small unmanned aircraft -- operated as other than model aircraft (i.e. commercial use) -- to fly up to 400 feet anywhere in the country except restricted airspace and other areas, such as major cities, where the agency prohibits UAS operations. “This is…
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