Who We Are.
Colorado Aerial Imaging is veteran owned. All founding owners are veterans of Army Aviation and served our great nation with pride for a combined total of 28+ years. Their knowledge translates in to invaluable experience to make your project successful.
Meet Our Team
CEO, Chief Pilot
Scott has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Iowa State University and is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and helicopter pilot with over 21 years of aviation service flying UH-60, UH-1, and OH-58 helicopters. He obtained his FAA Part 107 certification the first day that it was available, 29 Aug 2016. He has flown R/C multirotor UAVs (quad and octo) for over seven years and he has studied aerial photography, cinematography and video post production.
COO, Chief Pilot
Greg is an FAA Part 107 certified pilot and likes to brag that he got a higher score on the FAA test than Scott. Greg started flying RC (radio control) aircraft with his dad in 1985. He has thousands of hours experience with fixed wing and helicopters. Greg currently has over 1400 flights on quadcopters and is our UAS system Guru. Greg served in the Colorado Army National Guard for 6 years as a Blackhawk crew chief. He also completed a 1 year tour in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Business Development Associate, Chief Pilot
Dylan has been a UAV pilot for 4 years with CAI flying electrical utility line inspections in the mountains and on the plains of Colorado. He obtained his FAA Part 107 in April 2019 and has over 2000 UAS flights with 500+ hours logged over utility structures alone. He is our most experienced pilot and serves as one of our primary trainers. He graduated from CU Boulder in May 2021 and is a full-time employee of Colorado Aerial Imaging.
Pilot, Payload Operator
Blake has owned, designed, built, piloted, and maintained various drones for over 12 years resulting in hundreds of hours of UAS flight time. He is a manned fixed wing private pilot with VFR flight rating since 2017 with over 200 flight hours. He graduated from CU Boulder in May of 2021 and has been a full-time pilot with Colorado Aerial Imaging full-time ever since.
Payload Operator, Data Manager
Brady is an avid FPV drone hobbyist with over 12 years of experience in photography and video production. Started out as a camera operator in June of 2022 and has worked on several large contracts inspecting 5000+ poles. Brady is currently studying Computer Science at MSU Denver. He recently became Part 107 Certified and is currently training to be a CAI Pilot
Payload Operator, Data Manager
Logan graduated from CU Boulder with a B.S in Computer Science and a minor in Business Administration in May 2022. He has been a camera operator with Colorado Aerial Imaging since August 2022. Logan recently became Part 107 Certified and is currently training to be a CAI pilot.
Lineman with over 14 years of experience, with the last 4 years being a Lead Lineman. He has been inspecting structures for Colorado Aerial Imaging’s customers for over 2 years. Hadley has inspected thousands of structures through a variety of photo types finding hundreds of problems only visible from above from our UAS systems
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