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About SkyLink UAS

SkyLink UAS Founder & CEO Mark Askey and Co-Founder & CTO Scott Hamey have teamed up with Australian and Global drone technology partners to offer BVLOS eco-systems capabilities that will enable enterprise clients the tools to manage and perform BVLOS operations efficiently and safely.

Behind the technological innovation of these systems, and with cross platform integration our systems solutions, will reduce workflow of managing, planning, training, for BVLOS approvals and delivering ROI to Enterprise Drone Service Providers in Australia, to drive substantial investment of the Australian Drone Industry move towards BVLOS operations in 2022 and offer a powerful network of technology and manufacturing partners to their clients. For further information, follow us: LinkedIn

Mark Askey


Mark has a strong technical background in geophysics and engineering with over 30 years in the resource services industry internationally. He has managed several successful technical services businesses and research ventures in the last 10 years, both internationally and domestically.

Mark has manged both technical and operational projects during his carrier and in the last two years has managed a joint research project with technical teams from several joint ventured companies and organisations to develop and test a leading airborne imaging technology for commercial applications.

Scott Hamey


Scott has worked in the commercial UAV industry since 2011 and has a broad range of experience in the industry. During this time, he has provided consulting services in a wide range of applications and environments throughout Australia and overseas for large-scale UAV clients. Scott is also a qualified aircraft engineer and is familiar with many aspects of the aviation industry in general.

Since 2016, he was instrumental in the development of DroneLogbook Australia SaaS platform and its implementation throughout the region, include most large-scale UAV clients in Australia.

Jia Childs

CRP & RPAS Operations Manager

Jia has worked in the commercial UAV industry since 2013 and has a broad range of experience in all operational aspects of the industry. Jia is the founder and Chief Remote Pilot of a successful commercial UAV business and has provided services for many of the large-scale UAV clients in Australia.

He has extensive experience in project management and developing Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) processes to mitigate risk in diverse operating environments across many industry sectors including mining, petrochemical, and civil engineering.