American Robotics names aviation regulatory specialist, Tracy Lamb, as Senior Advisor of Regulatory Affairs & Safety – sUAS News – The Business of Drones
WALTHAM, Mass.– Ondas Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ONDS), a leading provider of private wireless data, drone and automated data solutions through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Ondas Networks Inc. and American Robotics, Inc. (“American Robotics” or “AR”), announced today that American Robotics has appointed Tracy Lamb as Senior Advisor of Regulatory Affairs & Safety. Lamb brings 25 years of experience working within advanced aviation and with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), spearheading safety and regulatory initiatives within the industry. Lamb is considered a global expert in aviation safety systems and a designated regulatory subject matter expert by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and has been inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. As an ISO-qualified lead aviation auditor, Lamb has completed over 100 formal SMS audits of airlines, charter companies, helicopter operators, maintenance and training organizations, and uncrewed aircraft operators across seven countries. Earlier in her career, Lamb was an international airline pilot (Boeing 737), certified flight instructor (CFI, CFII, MEII), corporate jet and charter pilot, and certified commercial UAS pilot (FAA §107 & CASA §101). In this position, Lamb will work closely with the American Robotics’ executive leadership team to expand the company’s regulatory policies and approvals in the U.S. and abroad.
“The opportunity to work with American Robotics is exciting and timely; the team is achieving their vision and capability of highly autonomous and scalable operations,” said Lamb. “American Robotics recognizes the value of safety culture and the significance of integrating next-generation safety capabilities like AI and machine learning into their systems. For me, as a specialist and an enthusiast in advanced safety, the opportunity to work with AR and watch as they differentiate themselves as an industry leader in safety and capability is a real privilege.”
Lamb has a deep understanding of the intricacies of drone regulations, having also served as Vice President of Safety & Regulatory Affairs and Chief Pilot at The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). During her time at AUVSI, Lamb led the organization in developing the world’s first industry certification program for Unmanned Aircraft Operator and System Safety. Lamb also led a global team for SGS Aerospace, the world’s largest testing, inspection, verification and certification company, in developing inspection and audit capabilities for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). Along with her professional experience, Lamb is pursuing a Ph.D. in Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, contributing research to FAA ASSURE and NASA UAS & UAM projects.
“We’re excited to officially welcome Tracy on board and to have her as part of the American Robotics team,” said Reese Mozer, CEO and co-founder of American Robotics. “As the company moves into a new phase of growth, Tracy will play a key role in enhancing the company’s safety and regulatory matters, helping to expand our efforts here in the U.S. and beyond.”
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