FlightWave Announces the Appointment of Chief Commercial and Operating Officer

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Larry Berkin joins leadership team and will lead commercial and operational efforts

FlightWave Aerospace Systems Corporation, an industry-leading provider of VTOL drone, sensor and software solutions, today announced that Larry Berkin will join its leadership team as Chief Commercial and Operating Officer to lead the company’s commercial and operational efforts as the company ramps up to meet the dual use needs of a rapidly expanding global defense & security market and strong commercial mapping and GIS market. Berkin has previously served as EVP of Business & Corporate Development at AirMap, where he was responsible for commercial partnerships, the creation of the AirMap Defense Group business unit, and the acquisition of AirMap by DroneUp in 2021.

Mike Colonno, CEO of FlightWave stated  “Larry’s extensive track record of leading business & corporate development for complex civil and defense drone products will enable FlightWave to accelerate its vision to be the leading company in long range, AI-powered aerial autonomy. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team.”


FlightWave Aerospace Systems Corporation is an industry leading manufacturer of dual-use VTOL drones, sensors and software solutions located in Santa Monica, CA. FlightWave designs and manufactures the Edge 130 VTOL drone and payload cameras for the commercial, defense, security, and intelligence markets. The fully- autonomous Edge 130 sUAS has the best flight endurance in the industry and with AI edge compute capabilities, provides superior aerial data capture to both the commercial and defense markets. 




Callie Mortimer 
Vice President, Business Development FlightWave 
media@flightwave.aero (866) 359-5664 


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