Abraham Karem is a pioneer in innovative fixed and rotary wing unmanned vehicle and is regarded as the founding father of UAV (drone) technology. Abraham Karem was born in Baghdad to a Jewish couple. His family moved to Israel in 1951, where he grew up.
Since an early age, he had an innate passion for aeronautics, and at the age of 14, he started building model aircraft. Karem is regarded as the founding father of UAV (drone) technology. He graduated in aeronautical engineering from The Technion.
He built his first drone during the Yom Kippur war for the Israeli Air Force. In the 1970s, he immigrated to the United States.
He founded Leading Systems Inc. in his home garage, where he started manufacturing his first drone, Albatross, and later on, the more sophisticated Amber, which eventually evolved into the famous Predator drone, which brought him the title of "dronefather".
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