Benny Davidor

Israeli Civil Aviation Authority, Israel

Benny has been the director of the airworthiness division in the Israeli civil aviation authority since February 2017. He is responsible for the initial airworthiness certification and production of Israeli civil aircraft.

2010-2017 Head of Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) department in the CAAI. Responsible for integrating UAS into the civil aviation airspace by creating regulations, policies, and procedures enabling UAS operations in Israel.

Served 25 years as a fighter and remote pilot in the Israeli Air Force and retired as Colonel.

Vice chairman of ICAO (International civil aviation organization) RPASP (Remotely piloted aircraft systems panel).

Member of the INDI (Israel national drone initiative) steering board.

Education: B.sc in mechanical engineering and a Master’s in Health Administration from Ben Gurion University.

Holds a Commercial pilot license and civil remote pilot permit.