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Elite Pilot

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.

 
 
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Jonathan Collazo

Jonathan Collazo

Hometown: Northern California


Entrepreneur
Maker: Mechanically Inclined  
Serial Founder
Co-Founder: Ostrich Air
Advisor: Aptonomy Inc
CEO: Level 10 Aerial
Commercial Drone Builder & Test Pilot

Aircraft Carrier

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh8t11mFlW-/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=1fsw6ind2kdr9

Bando

https://www.instagram.com/p/BkcDrbrFY28/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=cd9rzf56bgv9

 

Under car

 

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bfo-a0DnsKB/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=m9l41xvz41eo

 
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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

 

Videos:

Backyard Flying Goat1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxcPD2Lh6kg&t=13s

 

X Class Final Heat Goat1 POV

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmb4BdTlE8G/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

 

X Class Final Heat Line of Sight

https://www.facebook.com/xclassracing/videos/536768390112283/

 

 

 
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Emmanuel Moto

Personal Bio: Coming Soon

Hometown: Northern California

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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

Racing achievements.......

 

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=_LXyqVSnR7M&t=79s Tv advert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoQ-ljJaVro Racing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=223101rMBpk xclass demo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MisJEqcvWA freestyle

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE9ewFPnDkObIon8fY3NgkA Lets drone out

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Kevin Sellers

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.


Videos:

X Class Freestyle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15uID1aejWM&feature=youtu.be

 


Promo for Rancho San Lucas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvmt0PJ2gAQ&feature=youtu.be

 


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

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Shane Traweek

 

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:

https://youtu.be/oJMxRH2tU_Q?t=10s

The Gift of Flight
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1h_2VDdaDw

 Untouched Coastline
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMd0i-9GI24

Slow Flow

On 8/21/2018 4:24 PM, ctaylor@vikinguas.com wrote: