Frequently Asked Questions
Do I really need to hire a Professional, Certified Commercial Drone Pilot for my project?
Just keep in mind that anyone who hires an unlicensed drone pilot can be fined up to $11,000 per instance by the FAA. The drone pilot can also be fined $1,100 per instance.
Do you have a license?
Yes, all of our drone pilots are certified as Part 107 operators of unmanned aircraft by the FAA.
Do you have insurance?
Yes. We have liability insurance with up to $1,000,000 in coverage on our drone missions with the ability to increase for mission specific requirements.
Can weather affect your shooting schedule?
We have the ability to fly with wind gusts in excess of 20+ mph. We will not fly in inclement weather or rain therefore we do suggest also scheduling a rain date.
Can you provide High-Definition aerial images and video?
We can capture 20MP images and 4k/30fps video.
How does the quality of your mapping images compare with Google Maps or Google Earth?
Our mapping quality far exceeds that of Google Maps and Google Earth. Mapping missions performed by our drones can provide orthomosaic imagery at 2cm/pixel. That is an increase in resolution of 10-15 times better than Google's satellite imagery which can provide a maximum resolution of 20-30 cm/pixel.
Can you do monthly construction progression photos and video?
Yes. We have weekly, bi-weekly and monthly construction progression packages with a wide range of additional add-ons as needed such as a 360 panorama, an orthomosaic image, or a 3D model and various video clip options. Contact us for rates and packages.
Can you also provide Interior photography?
Yes. Many of our real estate clients appreciate that we also provide interior photography along with our Real Estate Showcases.
Do you offer any discounts or specials?
Yes, new customers will receive a 20% discount on their initial drone and aerial imaging solutions project on Long Island.
Can you fly indoors?
Yes and we can also acquire many interior shots via other stabilized handheld equipment.
How do you deliver my finished product?
We usually use an online file sharing service to deliver files. However, we can send them to you on a provided DVD, USB stick, or even upload videos to YouTube.