All NDS training programs focus on the simple principal that practical experience is the key to mission success. We feel that this is the best method to equip drone pilots with operational effectiveness and real time problem solving skills. Students train on industry-leading UAV and sensor technology such as FLIR and LIDAR ensuring maximum mission readiness.
At NDS our training programs are modeled on the military axiom: Train like you fight, fight like you train. We believe it is essential that UAS pilots develop this mission critical mindset.
All of our training programs are customizable in order to meet the unique demands of each of our clients.
The Unmanned Systems world is evolving rapidly. New technology is introduced almost every week and regulation is in a constant race to keep pace. In addition to training, the NDS team of UAS experts can help you design and implement an unmanned program within your organization with critical support features such as:
What sets NDS apart is experience. Our journey into the world of drone technology began in 2005, in of all places -- television. The founders of National Drone Services literally pioneered the use of unmanned aerial systems for television and motion picture production. While pushing the edge of the creative application of drone technology, NDS defined the gold standard of aerial cinematography and opened countless doors for this amazing technology.
If you asked us what National Drone Services does best the answer is simple. We put the right people and the right technology in the right place in order to create the most effective solutions possible. Sometimes it’s as simple as amazing imagery for a client and sometimes it is a giant leap into the unknown.
National Drone Services is a full service aerial imagery and data acquisition company servicing the industrial and entertainment sectors. Our services include training, surveying, mapping, industrial inspection and creative cinematography. Our experience is unparalleled! NDS was one of the first companies approved by the FAA for commercial drone operations. We literally pioneered the use of drones for aerial cinematography in motion picture and television production.