Air Platforms

Xponential 2018: JetLease calls for UAV leasing model

14 May 2018

A new leasing financial model needs to be developed in order to address the evolution of threats and technology in the unmanned domain according to JetLease, a private aircraft leasing company.

Speaking to Jane’s at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International's (AUVSI's) 2018 Xponential exhibition held in Denver from 1–3 May, JetLease vice-president and managing partner for JetLease Unmanned Katy Glynn said the company is working to fill the gap between experimental drones and a demand from the market for faster procurement processes, but with tighter budgets.

According to Glynn, governments and commercial clients require a new lease solution, different from the one proposed for manned aircraft.

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