Dave King’s resume
Owner of Steel City flight Academy & Steel City Drones Lead Drone Instructor for Steel City Flight Academy
Started building and flying drones in 2009 and is one of the most experienced drone operators in the country.
Forced to engineer his own systems when there were no ready to fly drones on the market, Dave built dozens of custom heavy lifter drones when there was no ready to fly drones available. Dave started flying Red Cinema Cameras in 2012 for film makers across the country.
To date has recorded over 5000 logged flights.
Has worked all over the country performing drone work for over 300 clients.
Received his FAA 333 exemption in 2015, and Part 107 certification in August 2016.
Has over 100 hours of flying a Cessna 1620 Skycatcher. Dave’s first solo flight was in 2015 and enjoys flying when he has time.
Has trained a wide variety of customers ranging from recreational flyers to corporations, to police departments to news channels.
Teaches drone classes at Community College of Allegheny County.
Teaches drone classes at IUP University.
On the Board of Directors for Certified Remote Pilots Association of America.
Has performed drone work shops at dozens of Colleges and Univesities.