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Professor David Last
- Nov 27, 2019
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It is with great sadness that we have learned that a body has been found by divers in the search for the Professor David Last.
David went missing when piloting a light aircraft which crashed off the coast of North Wales.
David was an experienced pilot and expert in the field of radio navigation and communications, he has not been seen since his plane disappeared from radar on November 25.
A forensic Expert Witness since 2005. David was a pioneer in analysing vehicle satellite navigators (satnavs) and GPS tracking evidence. Consulted by majority of UK police forces plus other law-enforcement agencies, defence lawyers and insurance companies. Has appeared in test cases that focused on the accuracy and reliability of GPS-based evidence. Skilled at explaining technical matters to police officers, lawyers and juries. Also a Consultant on radio-navigation and communications for companies, governmental and international organisations.
David was past-President and Gold-Medal winner of the Royal Institute of Navigation. Necho Medal of International Association of Institutes of Navigation and, Professor Emeritus in the University of Bangor, Wales.
Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.