Ryan Wallace

Assistant Professor of Aeronautical Science
Aeronautical Science Department
Daytona College of Aviation
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ed.D. - Doctor of Education in Applied Education Studies, with option in Aviation Sciences, Oklahoma State University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Aviation, University of North Dakota
  • B.S. - Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics: Air Traffic Control, University of North Dakota

  • PPL - Private Pilot License
  • Remote Pilot

  • AS 323: CRM for UAS
  • AS 222: Unmanned Aircraft Sys Security

Wallace, R.J., Kiernan, K.M., Haritos, T., Robbins, J.M., & Loffi, J.M. (2019). Evaluating small UAS operations and potential National Airspace System interference using AeroScope. Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.7771/2159-6670.1189

Wallace, R.J., Kiernan, K.M., Robbins, J.M. & Haritos, T. (2019). Small unmanned aircraft system operator compliance with visual line of sight requirements. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 6(2). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol6/iss2/3

Ison, A.G., Loffi, J.L., Vance, S.M., & Wallace, R.J. (2018). Who owns the sky. Journal of Unmanned Aerial Systems, 4(1). Retrieved from https://www.uasjournal.org/sites/default/files/articles/UASJournal-Vol4-Issue1-ison-loffi-vance-wallace.pdf

Wallace, R.J., Kiernan, K.W., Haritos, T., Robbins, J. & D'souza, G.V. (2018). Evaluating small UAS near midair collision risk using AeroScope and ADS-B. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 5(4). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol5/iss4/2

Wallace, R.J., Haritos, T., & Robbins, J.M. (2018). Building evidence the Federal Aviation Administration’s UAS safety strategy needs improvement. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 5(1). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol5/iss1/10

Wallace, R.J., Loffi, J.M., Quiroga, M., & Quiroga, C. (2018). Exploring commercial counter-UAS operations: A case study of the 2017 Dominican Republic Festival Presidente. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 2(8). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol5/iss2/8/

Baum, M.S., Kiernan, K.K., Steinman, D.W. & Wallace, R.J. (2018). UAS Pilots Code. Aviators Code Initiative. Retrieved from http://www.secureav.com/UASPC-annotated-v1.0.pdf

Wallace, R.J., Loffi, J.M., Vance, S.M., Jacob, J.D., Dunlap, J.C., & Mitchell, T.A. (2018). Pilot visual detection of sUAS equipped with strobe lighting. Journal of Aviation Technology & Engineering 7(2), 57-66. https://doi.org/10.7771/2159-6670.1177

Wallace, R.J. & Loffi, J.M. (2017). How law enforcement unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) could improve tactical response to active shooter situations: The case of the 2017 Las Vegas Shooting. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 4(4). https://doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2017.1198

Vance, S.M., Wallace, R. J., Loffi, J.M., Jacob, J.D., Dunlap, J.C., & Mitchell, T.A. (2017).  Detecting and assessing collision potential of aircraft and small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) by visual observers. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 4(4). https://doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2017.1188

Wallace, R.J. & Loffi, J.M. (2017). Position Paper: Evolution of UAS policy in the wake of Taylor v. Huerta. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2017.1179

Wallace, R.J., Loffi, J.M. & Courtney, R.M. (2017). Evaluating methods of FAA regulatory compliance for educational use of unmanned aircraft systems. Collegiate Aviation Review International, 35(1), 25-51http://dx.doi.org/10.22488/okstate.18.100473  

Loffi, J.M., Wallace, R.J. & Ison, C.S. (2016). Analysis of the Federal Aviation Administration’s small UAS regulations for hobbyist and recreational users. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 4(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2016.1111

Loffi, J.M., Wallace, R.J., Jacobs, J.D. & Dunlap, J.C. (2016). Seeing the threat: Pilot visual detection of unmanned aircraft systems in visual meteorological conditions. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 3(3). http://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol3/iss3/13/

Wallace, R.J. (2016). Position Paper: Safety Culture: Why the FAA should consider adapting the WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program as a method of remote pilot recertification. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 3(3). https://doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2016.1138

Wallace, R.J. & Loffi, J.M. (2015).  Examining unmanned aerial system threats & defenses: A conceptual analysis. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 2(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.15394/ijaaa.2015.1084

Wallace, R.J. & Loffi, J.M. (2014).  The unmitigated insider threat to aviation (part 2): An analysis of countermeasures.  Journal of Transportation Security. 7(4), 307-331.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12198-014-0150-6 

Loffi, J.M. & Wallace, R.J. (2014).  The unmitigated insider threat to aviation (part 1): A qualitative analysis of risks.  Journal of Transportation Security. 7(4), 289-305.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12198-014-0144-4

Loffi, J.M., Wallace, R.J. & Harris, E.L. (2014).  Explaining supply chain security through the lens of Grid and Group theory.  Global Supply Chain Security.  New York: Springer Books. 

Wallace, R.J. & Hubbard, T.P. (2014).  Effect of 406 MHz ELTs and COSPAS-SARSAT cessation of 121.5 MHz ELT monitoring on search and rescue duration for general aviation aircraft accidents in the contiguous United States.  International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace.  1(2).  http://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol1/iss2/2

Wallace, R.J. (2014).  Effect of cellular phone and radar forensics on search and rescue duration for general aviation aircraft accidents in the contiguous United States.  Journal of Aviation Technology & Engineering.  3(2) p. 35-43.  http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/2159-6670.1093