September Luncheon

Join us for our monthly luncheon to be held on September 8, 2011 at 11:30AM in the Mustang Room at the Hope Hotel at Wright-Patterson AFB. Frederick Webber will be discusssing navigation aspects of the Mars Science Laboratory, NASA’s next rover mission to Mars, which will launch in late 2011.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to eric.vinande@wpafb.af.mil by COB on Friday, September 2.  Cost of attendance is $12 dollars ($10 for students).

New Section Officers Elected

ION Dayton Section officers for 2011-2012:

Chair: Mark Smearcheck (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Vice Chair: Jared Kresge (Air Force Institute of Technology)
Executive Secretary: Eric Vinande (Air Force Research Labs Sensors Directorate)
Treasurer: Boyd Holsapple (General Dynamics IT)

April Luncheon

Join us for our monthly luncheon to be held on April 14, 2011 at 11:30AM in the Mustang Room at the Hope Hotel at Wright-Patterson AFB. LtCol Steve Ross, a PhD student at AFIT, will be presenting his work on the autonomous landing of a quadrotor UAV on a wire.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to jared.kresge@afit.edu by Noon on Monday April 11th. Cost of attendance is $12 dollars ($10 for students).

March GPS Workshop Event

Instead of the standard luncheon, this month Dr. Jiti Gupta of OSU has invited the Dayton ION Section members to a GPS Workshop at the Pfahl Conference Center on March 17, 2011 from 9:00AM to 12:30AM. After which, the Section will met at the neighboring Blackwell hotel for lunch (attendees responsible for cost of lunch).

If you would like to attend please RSVP to Jared Kresge by COB on Friday March 11th.

February Luncheon

The monthly luncheon will be held on February 10, 2011 at 11:30AM at the Hope Hotel at Wright-Patterson AFB in the Mustang Room. Lt Halit Oktay will present the work he is doing at AFIT which augments GPS with airborne pseudolites to improve the navigation solution when a limited number of satellites are in view.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to Jared Kresge by Noon on Monday February 7th. Cost of attendance is $12 dollars ($10 for students).

January Luncheon

The Dayton Section January luncheon will be held on January 13th at 11:30AM in the Mustang Room at the Hope Hotel located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. This month’s guest speaker will be Austin Smith, an MTSi engineer, he will be speaking about integrated navigation system modeling and simulation.

RSVPs for this event may be sent to Jared Kresge by Noon on Monday, January 10th. Cost of attendance is $12 dollars ($10 for students).

November Luncheon

Join us for our monthly luncheon to be held on November 18, 2010 at 11:30AM in the Mustang Room at the Hope Hotel at Wright-Patterson AFB. Eric Vinande, a researcher at AFRL Sensors Directorate, will be speaking about his his PhD dissertation topic about using MEMS inertial sensors to overcome urban GPS challenges.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to jared.kresge@afit.edu by C.O.B. on Friday November 12. Cost of attendance is $12 dollars ($10 for students).

On Friday, April 23 the Dayton Section will be meeting at Ohio University. The day’s events included faculty/student pretensions, a lunch, a tours of Stocker Center, the Academic & Research Center, the Avionics Engineering Center’s Hanger, and the McFarland Building. The day begins at 10:00AM and will conclude around 2:30.

October Luncheon

The monthly luncheon will be held on October 14, 2010 at 11:30AM at the Hope Hotel at Wright-Patterson AFB. Major Jeremiah Shockley will be speaking about his experiences with the 746th Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base where he oversaw navigation testing including GPS denial and flying operations

If you would like to attend please RSVP to jared.kresge@afit.edu by C.O.B. on Friday October 8. Cost of attendance is $12 dollars ($10 for students).

May Section Luncheon

Join us for our monthly luncheon to be held on May 13, 2010 at 11:30 at the Hope Hotel at Wright-Patterson AFB. Gordon Rouse, of Honeywell Aerospace, will be speaking about recent developments in inertial navigation technology at Honeywell.

If you would like to attend please RSVP to mark.smearcheck@afit.edu by May 10 at Noon.

April Tour of Ohio University

On Friday, April 23 the Dayton Section will be meeting at Ohio University. The day’s events included faculty/student pretensions, a lunch, a tours of Stocker Center, the Academic & Research Center, the Avionics Engineering Center’s Hanger, and the McFarland Building. The day begins at 10:00AM and will conclude around 2:30.

Please RSVP by Wednesday April 21 to .