Jones AM Group of Cartagena Colombia announced a joint venture with Astrike of Bogota Colombia this week. Scott Jones, president of Jones AM Group, is now running the only legal and certified commercial drone operation in the country.
Jones AM Group is an industry leader in temporary environmental access solutions. They work with all of the major oil & gas, electrical transmission, pipeline, civil construction, military, agricultural, and mining companies in Colombia. Astrike has been providing drone services for the past year in various Colombian markets as well. Jones AM provides the marketing arm and brings their extensive client base to the venture while Astrike brings best of breed piloting and technical expertise.
The new Jones AM Group Drone Division will offer their clients reduced operational costs providing Drone inspection services, surveillance, agronomic evaluation, mining, and civil construction topographic.
TheJones AM Group additionally announced their Latin American Drone Operators Association (LADOA). They are working with the Aeronáutica Civil of Colombia (Colombia’s FAA) to provide online drone training and certification in Spanish for future pilots and companies to become certified and legal.