Speaker Bio

Claus Wilkens

Aerodata AG

Project Manager

Claus Wilkens studied Aerospace Engineering at the Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany. In 2008, he received the Diploma degree in Aerospace Engineering from the TU Braunschweig.
From April 2008 to June 2012, he worked as a project scientist in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) group at the Institute of Aerospace Systems of the TU Braunschweig. His research focused on navigation applications for Mini and Micro Aerial Vehicles, including sensor data fusion of inertial and satellite navigation measurements.
Since August 2012 he has been working at the Competence Center Flight Inspection Systems (CC-F) of the Aerodata AG in Braunschweig, Germany. His main fields of work are:
§ Management of research and development projects for small uncrewed aircraft systems, and for GBAS flight inspection.
§ Development of multi-constellation GNSS based, precise position reference algorithms (RTK / PDGNSS).
§ Flight inspection and flight guidance algorithms.
§ Flight inspection training.
§ Drone remote pilot (EU Remote Pilot Certificate of Competency A1/A2/A3)