Capturing what you envision, from above


Welcome to Aerial Aptitude!  We are a full-service aerial services company, owned and operated by a FAA-licensed small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) pilot. In addition to stunning images and videos from the air, we use state-of-the-art UAVs to provide mapping and inspection services.

Available for aerial work in North Central West Virginia and surrounding areas, we encourage you to review our service offerings and portfolio, and let us know how we can help you with your next project. Call anytime for a free, personalized quote or reference our pricing for standard packages.


Aerial Aptitude is a commercial sUAS operator authorized by the FAA for aerial services in the United States National Airspace System.


Even with proper planning and precautions, accidents can happen. We have liability insurance covering property and personal injury resulting from sUAS operation.


Prompt, polite, and eager to satisfy; we are driven by passion, quality, and client satisfaction. If you aren't satisfied, we aren't satisfied.


We know and understand federal and local laws regarding sUAS and we abide by them to ensure safe operation.

Why use small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles?


Perform tasks that are often deemed impossible or too dangerous to be carried out by personnel, ground-based equipment, or full-sized aircraft.


Increased efficacy of time and costs. UAV innovation and technology makes it far more flexible and cost-effective than traditional aerial imagery.


Get photos and videos from a unique perspective.  Aerial views can transform plain photos into something truly spectacular.

Rapid Deployment

UAVs are lightweight and maneuverable for quick and easy deployment.  We can arrive, assess the site, and be airborne very quickly to get the results you need.


Even in moderate wind, the aircraft remain very stable which enables clean, crisp photos and videos exactly how you want them.


Our unmanned vehicles have numerous technology features including GPS, obstacle avoidance, and capability for automated flight.