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.
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.
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The applications for drone photography are endless. Tell us what you’d like to capture.
Feature, indie, shorts, commercials, music videos. Heavy lift drones for any cinema camera you’re looking to carry.
Put on the goggles and experience true flight. We can carry any 360 camera in the game, and there’s no one in the business that’s done it more than us
Turbine inspection, agriculture, land survey, search and rescue… we do it all with groundbreaking technology and bespoke strategies
L.A. Drones features Expert 107 pilots, seasoned producers, creative technologists, airspace wizards, client whisperers, engineers.
Austin James Smith is L.A. Drones CEO, architect and executioner.
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 Co-Founder and 107 Certified Pilot. Made in Kansas but assembled in California. Started building FPV mini quads in 2013 and never looked back. Loves lasagne.
L.A. Drones Lead Engineer and Responsible for the Implementation of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence to Unmanned Aerial Systems in entertainment, sports, inspection and defense.