Eagle Eye Innovations Ltd

RUSTA

Eagle Eye Innovations (EEI) are a team of ex-MQ-9 operators who specialise in training, support to operations, contracted turnkey ISR solutions, and consultancy of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), ranging from Sub-25 Kg Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS). EEI can provide you with the tools needed to operate UAS effectively and safely within a range of constrained environments. Our aircrew are the most experienced UAS operators available in Industry.

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Established in 2014, RUSTA is EEI’s sub-25kg training academy and is one of the longest running CAA accredited Recognised Assessment Entities (RAE) in the United Kingdom.

RUSTA has a rich background in aviation, with all our instructors and management coming from such organisations as the Royal Air Force, Army Air Corps, UK Police Force and Civil Aviation. Drawing on this deep ex-military aviation experience, RUSTA has trained over 2000 operators across the world spanning the Defence, Security, and Civilian sectors.

Our world class experience and the quality of our courses means that, in addition to RUSTA providing CAA Unmanned Aircraft Training including General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC) & A2 Certificate of Remote Pilot Competency (A2 CofC), we are able to offer NVQ level 3 and 4 qualifications accredited by ProQual.

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News

  • Eagle Eye Innovations (EEI) exhibiting at the Security and Policing Home Office Event 2021

    From the 9th-11th March 2021 Eagle Eye Innovations, will be virtually exhibiting at the Security and Policing event traditionally held at the exhibition centre at Farnborough. Although EEI are no strangers to the event, this will be the first (and hopefully the last) time that we will be attending as ‘virtual’ exhibitors. We have always believed that having the ability to meet our clients, and future clients, face to face is an important facet of the relationship we have with our customers. Unfortunately and understandably,… Read more…

  • This week EEI has welcomed Matt Williams to the ever-growing team of Unmanned Professionals.

    Matt has joined EEI having served 22 years in the RAF. In his last 5 years Matt served as a Flight Operations Manager for XIII Sqn, scheduling RAF front line operational sorties including managing and organising the training output of MQ-9 Reaper crews. Whilst serving on XIII Sqn he was involved with the successful integration and delivery of the simulator system, MJAT, to Reaper crews, assisting… Read more…

  • We are thrilled to introduce Tim (Mitch) Mitchell

    Tim joined the EEI team as Force Protection (FP) SME in late 2020, bringing with him 23 years’ FP experience from his service within the RAF Regiment. He has operated in several countries, facing a multitude FP challenges in both friendly and hostile environments. Tim spent many of his service years in an instructional capacity and is very passionate about sharing his knowledge with others. Tim’s last military role was as a UAS Senior Operator, managing operations and controlling 38… Read more…

  • Meet Jessica Baddams RUSTA’s newly promoted Training Manager

    Jess joined EEI in late 2020 as Marketing and Operations Assistant, she has now taken on the role of Training manager, a great start to 2021! She comes from a varied background in administration, business development and marketing, having accumulated years of experience in military facing roles and government organisations. Her business experience as well… Read more…

  • COVID-19 Update- How has it changed the way we operate ?

    It seems a lifetime ago since the team and I locked up the EEI/RUSTA office and headed home to begin, what was then, an unknown lockdown working regime and an even more uncertain future for SUAS training. Eight months later, as we wait for government decision makers, we are wondering if we may have to… Read more…

  • RUSTA drone scholarships success story continues in 2020…

    PRESS RELEASE   7 September 2020   Eagle Eye Innovations academy, RUSTA, conducted a selection day for this year’s Air League scholarship scheme for Unmanned Air Vehicles/Drones. This is the second year that RUSTA has worked with the Air League to provide scholarships to two candidates and the scheme was open to Air League members… Read more…

  • Eagle Eye Innovations Ltd nominated as finalist in ‘small business of the year’ Lincolnshire technology + innovation awards 2020

    We are delighted to have been nominated once again, as a finalist in the Lincolnshire Technology + Innovation Awards 2020 in the category ‘Small Business Of The Year’   There were over 100 entries, and almost 70 businesses, organisations and individuals have been shortlisted for the sixth annual 2020 Lincolnshire Technology & Innovation Awards. Organised by… Read more…

  • Corona Virus Side Effects – A Springboard for Innovation?

    In such difficult uncertain times it’s hard to plan the next few days, let alone the next few months. When reports about a new virus emanating from China trickled through in December 2019 very few of us would have envisaged the situation we find ourselves in today. As I write this I am working from… Read more…

  • Part 1 Drone Employment – A short history

    Are you looking to get started in a career as a Drone Pilot? If so, you may have many questions such as What qualifications will I need?  How much can I earn?  Who can I work for? Hopefully by reading this paper you may get a better understanding of the industry and where it’s likely… Read more…

  • Eagle Eye Innovations Ltd win ‘Small Business of the Year’ Award 2019

    Eagle Eye Innovations Ltd (EEI) had the honour of receiving ‘Small Business of the Year’ award at the Lincolnshire Technology and Innovation awards. On the 13th June 2019 the Annual Lincolnshire Technology and Innovation awards took place at the Lincolnshire Showground. This is the fifth time the event has been held and, with a 140… Read more…