Autumn Alderdice joined the FAA in 2007 and currently works in the Training and Simulation Branch within the FAA’s Air Transportation Division. She is a Training and Airmen Certification subject matter expert for part 135 UAS operations and currently serves as the Flight Standards Project Manager for multiple UAS part 135 certifications. Previously in her FAA career, she has served as a Safety Management Systems Implementation subject matter expert and Operations inspector overseeing both General Aviation and Air Carrier operations. Inspector Alderdice holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Illinois-Springfield and a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Northcentral University. Prior to her work at the FAA, she was a Captain at a regional air carrier and a flight instructor at a Part 141 Flight school.