The world’s leading aerial production company.

Six years and 1,000+ successful projects later, L.A. Drones continues to help their clients capture next level visuals and create mind-blowing customer experiences. So what did you have in mind?

World Class Pilots

A drone is as only good as its pilot. L.A. Drones has found the best aviators in the country and assembled a world class flight crew. Anywhere, any gig, anytime.

FAA & Permitting Gurus

L.A. Drones has filed thousands of permits and FAA documents. You tell us when and where, and we handle all the paperwork for you.


L.A. drones will flex to your project and budget, providing valuable insight on how to get the most bang for your buck while creating an incredible product or experience.

Creating aerial artistry with cinema ready rigs


Feature, indie, shorts, commercials, music videos. Heavy lift drones for any cinema camera you’re looking to carry.

Robotic Engineering

We build custom drones and robots for any and all applications. Want to pour tequila shots or deliver a package, we’ve got you covered.

Real Estate

Showcase your real estate and give your potential customers a first hand view at their property and neighborhood.


We don’t only capture live events, concerts, and sports, we create actual onsite activations that tell your story and engage your audience

Custom Branded Drones, Integrations & Experiences


Austin James Smith is L.A. Drones CEO, architect and executioner. A Creative Technologist with strong business acumen. The Project Manager for all major campaigns.



High risk, manual, proximity, FPV expert. Aaron is the guy you trust with the radio in his hand, and LAD clients fly him around the world to execute.


L.A. Drones Lead Engineer and Responsible for the Implementation of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence to Unmanned Aerial Systems in entertainment, sports, inspection and defense.

Contact us

We answer all inquiries within an hour.

– Flexible rates and services
– Free airspace assessment
– Free creative consultations
– Your partner in any project

You can also call us and get started immediately:

Phone: (310) 433-0166
Email: [email protected]

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