To expand and strengthen their position in the US market, Sky Power has welcomed Trent Aguon as a sales manager. Serving the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry for over 14 years and working with Scan Eagle UAS, Trent has great technical experience in this field.

Trent is a specialist in UAS ground control systems. He was deployed to five different tours during the Operation Iraqi Freedom and to operations in Afghanistan setting up Scan Eagle UAS systems and passing on his knowledge during training.

Trent helped the navy to set up and maintain facilities for a Scan Eagle UAS program in Coronado, California. Most recently, he was working as a chief integration engineer and program manager for a Beyond Line of Site program. Trent has a degree in Electronic Engineering.

Sky Power GmbH CEO Karsten Schudt said: “Coupled with his many years of experience fielding, flying and maintaining UAS aircraft, we are pleased to add his knowledge to our team. We feel this will help us bring our customers a sense of comfort. Trent knows and understands the supply chain and what it takes to field and maintain aircraft and engines from the field.”

Sky Power GmbH is a leading manufacturer of two-stroke combustion and Wankel engines for UAS and hybrid applications. Besides in-house development and manufacturing, Sky Power produces all engines in Germany. Custom adaptations, new developments and continuous performance improvements of the combustion engines are ongoing company objectives.