Air Space Drone has set up its offices and R & D activities at Georges Charpak Centre of Microelectronics in Provence, the research centre of École des Mines de Saint-Étienne located in France between Aix-en-Provence and Marseille.

ASD Team

Low-altitude airspace specialists


Françoise Derout

President, ASD co-founder

Email: contact@airspacedrone.com

Phone: +33 6 14 09 65 13

Françoise holds a doctoral degree in law and a Master’s degree in Business Management. She has been a consultant at Deloitte & Touche, Ernst and Young then Capgemini. Convinced that airspace will undergo its biggest technological and legal revolutions in the coming decades, she has cofounded Air Space Drone in 2015.


Alain Bascoulergue

CEO, ASD co-founder

Email: alain.bascoulergue@airspacedrone.com

Phone: + 33 6 75 25 15 41

Alain is a former test engineer within a world leader in aeronautics and an airline pilot at a major French airline. Convinced that aviation safety will be the prerequisite to open airspace to drones and strong of his past experiences, he has co-founded Air Space Drone with Françoise in 2015.


Etienne Amauger

UTM Project Manager

Email: etienne.amauger@airspacedrone.com

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Engineer, Etienne also has a Master’s degree specialized in “creation of drone solutions, technologies and innovative uses”. It supports all airspace actors and operators with customized solutions to safely manage the low altitude airspace.


Kilian Cruz

Communication Officer

Email: kilian.cruz@airspacedrone.com

A 2nd year student in a Master’s degree in marketing strategy and communication, Kilian is both strategist and creative at heart. He contributes to the development of communication within the company and promotes the company’s brand image in France and abroad.


Severinne Lemeri

Coordination & development

Email: severinne.lemeri@airspacedrone.com

Séverine has a wide range of experience in the fields of communication, event organisation, administrative and commercial management in various sectors of activity. She joined ASD in September 2019 to contribute to the organization and management of the fast-growing company.


Hugues Ricca

Aviation Expert

Email: hugues.ricca@airspacedrone.com

Previously General Manager of the French Civil Aviation Safety Agency (OSAC), Hugues has joined ASD at the end of 2018. His high level of expertise in safety and aeronautical certification process guarantees the conformity of our products with international standards.


Amandine Vole

Legal director

Email: amandine.vole@airspacedrone.com

Doctoral student in law, Amandine has European and international expertise in the legal and regulatory frameworks developed around UTMs. She is participating and contributing to the various working groups organized by the French authorities and the European Union.


Laurent Jardillier


Email: laurent.jardillier@airspacedrone.com

Laurent has 8 years of experience in the development of software and application solutions specific to aeronautics. He is currently leading the development of the Flysafe solution on Web and Mobile supports, and adapts it to specific needs of our customers.


Armel Bonnin


Email: armel.bonnin@airspacedrone.com

Graduated with a master’s degree in computer science and passionate about drones, Armel worked for 12 years as a developer and then as an IT project manager. Today, he contributes to the development of the applications proposed by the company.

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ASD “know-how” has been recognized by a prestigious selection at the Eureka Park Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in 2017 and 2018. Its FlySafe project has been awarded the Monaco Metha Europe Prize. In 2017, the company won the BNP Paribas / La Tribune Regional Award for “Young Innovative Company“. With its peers, the company has established numerous partnerships with major players in “smart city” projects.

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