Inclusive UAS One Man’s Mission Rob Corbett
A Veteran’s Day Salute – Flight Takes Many Forms
(All images courtesy Rob Corbett, used with permission.)
As soon as he impacted the ground, he knew something was seriously wrong. In December 2016, a freak fall while snowboarding left U.S. Air Force veteran Rob Corbett, a decorated non-commissioned officer and Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) agent with more than a decade of active duty service to the nation, paralyzed from the neck down.
Ever since, he’s dedicated his life to bringing inclusion into the drone community by advocating for and training others with disabilities, including veterans and their families.
Corbett’s foray into drones preceded his accident. Inspired by a neighboring remotely piloted aircraft pilot at Cannon Air Force Base, he began flying recreationally in 2015.
“I always had a fascination with aviation and flight,” he explained. “I wanted to fly…