OSLO, Norway, June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Enters Into Agreement with US-Based Chapman Aerospace LLC
Northern Star Group AS announced today that it will operate unmanned aerial systems (drones) at or under 120m/390 feet*. The company has entered into an agreement with US-based Chapman Aerospace LLC, which will provide Northern Star with drone support throughout Norway and Europe.
As a drone company approved by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) in the United States and applying to be approved by the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority, the Northern Star team will provide turnkey drone services including pilots, camera operators and complete crews for major movies, video and other business projects that require aerial filming, photography, surveys, 3D modeling and/or automated services. The Norwegian drone teams can also provide wind turbine inspections, solar farm inspections, gas and oil inspections, and agriculture inspections.
"Northern Star Group plans to recruit and train local Norwegian drone and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) pilots. All operators will be licensed pilots and offer high-level expertise. We offer an array of popular cameras to handle still and movie shoots in order to accommodate burgeoning global customer demand for specialized equipment," said Justin Chapman, Managing Director of Drone Flights for Northern Star Group and CEO of Chapman Aerospace.
Northern Star also carries lines of FAA-approved drones for sale that have been tested by the company in real world situations to reduce the potential for damage or unsafe operation situations. Multiple models are available so customers can select the best option to meet their individual requirements.
About Northern Star Group AS
In addition to its drone operations, Northern Star Group AS operates as an incubator to improve existing processes and applications in various industry sectors and is registered in Norway. For example, the company is partnered with engineers, companies and vendors in Ukraine, Belize and Hong Kong to pursue on-going projects in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Europe and Asia in biomass, wind and biofuel power generation for sale to principalities. These projects are World Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-approved and are partially funded through those entities and private companies to meet energy demands in various principalities.
About Chapman Aerospace LLC
Chapman Aerospace's Founder and President Justin Chapman has been working with drones and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for 18 years. He started flying at the age of 12, and by the age of 14 he learned how to design unmanned aerial systems. The company provides drone teams including pilots, camera operators and complete crews for movies and other projects that require aerial filming, photography, surveys, 3D modeling or automated services.
Justin Chapman has served as the chief pilot and aerial coordinator on numerous feature films internationally for full size helicopters and movie drones including: "November Man;" "And So it Goes;" "How To Make Love like An Englishman" starring Selma Hayek, Pierce Brosnan and Jessica Alba;" Don Verdean" starring Sam Rockwell; "Race to Witch Mountain," "Jackass" 3D; and "Old Dogs" starring Robin Williams and John Travolta. He has also served as the chief pilot and aerial coordinator for television projects and commercials such as Nickelodeon's "Sam and Cat," "Jay's Garage," "Silicon Valley," "Tiny Commando" the mini-series produced by Ed Helms, Bud Light Chopper, Honda, A&E, Special Ops Mission for Discovery Military channel, Good Luck Charlie for Disney, Lexus, and Ford Mustang's prototype 650hp Super Snake. Justin also specializes in piloting and aerial coordinating for major corporate events, such as the Audi Quattro World Cup.
- Application to the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority is being submitted.
For additional information, please visit http://www.northernstarno.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone inquiries - +47-21-93-53-02.
SOURCE Northern Star Group AS