Elite Pilot is a Sponsored Program by VikingUAS to put together the best X Class Size Drone Pilots in the world. Our goal at VikingUAS is to provide the Movie and Cinematography Industry a resource for finding pilots. VikingUAS is only endorsing pilots who have competed in an X Class Race and or those currently competing as and Auto Member and are competing on circuit. We also understand that there are a limited number of locations around the country and oversees currently supporting X Class so if your a Free Style pilot that fly's aircraft between 800 mm-1200 mm and you want to submit your video to our team to be reviewed and considered please email us thru the Contacts Page. This page is setup for the pilots to show you their skills, we hope this helps you find the pilot you have been looking for to get the million dollar shot.
Hometown: Northern California
Maker: Mechanically Inclined
Co-Founder: Ostrich Air
Advisor: Aptonomy Inc
CEO: Level 10 Aerial
Commercial Drone Builder & Test Pilot
Lucas Dearborn aka Droner
LUCAS DEARBORN AKA DRONER
Hometown: Southaven, MS
Travel For Productions: Anywhere
Lucas Dearborn aka. Droner entered the FPV Drone scene in the summer of 2016 immediately after seeing a Drone Racing League video on Facebook. A month later he was racing locally and even traveling to a regional event. Shortcut to Muncie, IN 2018 at the MultiGP International Open where Droner is plugging in his first X Class Racing drone like it was his first race again.
Dearborn helps organize his local MultiGP chapter 901FPV as well as traveling around the nation representing Team White Goat as one of their 7 active racers. Living in Southaven, MS he spends most of his time in Tennessee flying with friends and at his AMA Club "Millington Barnstormers Aeromodeling Club" practicing. Recently passing his Part 107, Lucas plans to make flying drones his career.
Hometown: Southaven, MS
FPV Racing Team: Team White Goat
MultiGP Chapter: 901FPV
National Races Completed: 4
Club Races Completed: 65
2nd Place X Class International Open
2nd Place Pro Class at MegaDrone X 2018
2nd Place Southeast 2018 Regional Series
Backyard Flying Goat1
X Class Final Heat Goat1 POV
X Class Final Heat Line of Sight
Personal Bio: Coming Soon
Hometown: Northern California
Tony marchant (thetonstar1 fpv)
Home town Crawley UK
Tonstar has been flying 3 years and loves racing and freestyle
and now xclass! He has been a part of team Fossils stuff for 3 years Fossils stuff is a uk quad manufactuer
He ia also in Team Menace rc a uk Manufactuer of Antennas
He has flown for Propel in london with there star wars Drones he
also has flown for Argos making a tv advert
And at uk comic con tiny whoops with Jessie perkins
and Channel 4 uk tv too
He also hosts a podcast every Thursday called lets drone out
2nd at Suffolk fpv races
2nd at EMHC
3rd at EMHC
2nd at fpv league.co.uk
6th at 1st ever uk Nationals
Here are some videos from his u tube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=223101rMBpk xclass demo
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE9ewFPnDkObIon8fY3NgkA Lets drone out
Pilot Name: Kevin Sellers
Hometown: San Francisco Bay Area
Business: Chief Engineer and Lead Demo Pilot, XFold/ZM Interactive, Inc. (http://www.xfoldrig.com/)
Previous employment: Sound Editor, Skywalker Sound (https://www.skysound.com/)
Maker: BFD (First 1000mm racing drone)
Travel for Production: Anywhere Worldwide
Experience: Co-founder, X Class Drone Racing
Pilot, Aerial Sports League
Years flying drones: 5
Memberships and Licenses: Current IATSE member, Part 107 sUAS licensed airman
Kevin has extensive experience in the film industry and drone racing. In his 25 years working in post-production as a sound engineer for Skywalker Sound, his film credits include Star Wars Episode I, II, and III, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Wall-E, Mission: Impossible, and Guardians of the Galaxy. He’s been nominated for the Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel seven times, winning twice, and has been nominated for a daytime Emmy.
His IMDb Listing: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0783352/
In addition, Kevin arguably has more experience building and flying large high-speed drones than any other pilot in the world. After revolutionizing the first sport-drone industry by engineering, building, and piloting the first X Class drone at the Drone World Championship in 2016, he now serves as chief engineer of XFold, building high-end cinematography and enterprise drones. In that capacity, he is also XFold’s primary demo pilot — traveling from Wisconsin to Kuala Lumpur to demonstrate XFold’s drones.
X Class Freestyle
Promo for Rancho San Lucas
The Powerful Grrrowl of an X Class Drone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3J4-V6C6HQ&feature=youtu.be
Debut of the First X Class Drone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYDMALkndcw&feature=youtu.be
Location - Northern California, U.S.A. but willing to travel.
Shane has been a Drone Pilot for over 4 years with experience in fixed wings as well.
Most of his experience comes from flying small freestyle or racing drones without gimbals, but he actually started on Aerial Photography drones. He has always enjoyed making aerial videos and uploads regularly to his YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/humboldt710
Over the last 4 years Shane has flown his drones many places including Dubai, Hawaii, San Francisco and New York. In the last year he has been focusing more on X Class Racing drones. He designs, builds and races his own frames in the X Class races.
Shane has flown around the country and the world to pursue his passion of drone flight and it has given him an opportunities to show the world from a perspective most people will never get to see first hand.
He has worked on camera with the organization DR1 for their Micro Series drone races in Los Angeles and doesn't mind being in front of the camera or behind it; he just loves to get a nice shot.
He currently holds his FAA Part 107 sUAS Remote Pilot Certification
Here are a few samples of his work:
The Gift of Flight
On 8/21/2018 4:24 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: