bavAiria e.v., Germany
Erwin V. Lauschner is Lieutenant d. Res. of the German Airforce & holds a Master degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Munich. He started his career as a development engineer at MBB in Ottobrunn, was Project Manager at Siemens in Munich followed by joining McKinsey as a Senior Associate. He has over 30 years of international industrial experience in consulting, sales, marketing and management at different companies as Steag in Essen, Raychem in Munich, Hilti in Brussels and Kaufering. Since over six years he is back in the aerospace market. Active member in EACP, the European Aerospace Cluster Partnership. In his current position he focuses on UAS activities. He is leading the UAS Forum of bavAIRia, as well as co-leading the WG Application at UAV DACH, and is member of the advisory group to the German National Drone council.
bavAIRia´s UAS Forum started in 2014 with defining criteria for a test range for UAS. Since then we learned different lessons with sharing existing airfields for testing UAS. Challenges today are flying BVLOS in non-segregated air space. Actual challenges will be discussed and needs will be defined.