The Drone Unit is a specialized unit within Indiana Detective Agency / Missing Persons Investigation Agency.

We provide Private Clients, Commercial Clients and Public Sector Agencies with Rapid Response Aerial Imagery Services utilizing Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Systems (sUAS/UAV a.k.a. “Drones”).

We can legally operate drones day or night, and we have thermal camera (FLIR) capability.

Clients may include real estate agencies, businesses, families of missing persons, owners of lost pets/livestock/property, fire departments, law enforcement agencies, search & rescue, etc.

Our credentials include legally required licenses and certifications from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (PLA), California Bureau of Security & Investigative Services (BSIS); and additional training certifications from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Our Licenses / Certifications:

  • FAA Airman Certificate No. 4063465 (Remote Pilot / Drone Operator / sUAS)
  • FAA Night Operations Waiver Certificate No. 107W-2018-14929 (sUAS / Drone)
  • Indiana Private Investigator Firm License No. 21400003
  • Indiana Security Guard Agency License No. SG21500021
  • California Private Investigator License No. 27725
  • FEMA Training Certifications (ICS, NIMS, NRF, Active Shooter)

Our past experience includes working with the Los Angeles Police Department Detective Training Unit (Civilian Contractor), the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Homicide School (Civilian Contractor), the Pasadena Police Department Missing Persons Unit (Civilian/Volunteer Investigator), as well as working in the film production business.

The Drone Unit is based in North Manchester, Indiana (35 miles West of Ft. Wayne) and provides UAV/Drone services to the local and surrounding areas.

Drones are fast becoming one of the primary tools utilized in Aerial Imagery around the world.  Drone technology has developed extremely rapidly in the past few years and will continue to move forward at lightning speed for the foreseeable future.

The Drone Unit strives to engage state-of-the-art technology while providing affordable professional service to all clients requiring our specialized skillset.

We are available for contact 24/7/365.  We look forward to assisting you as needed.

Phone: 800-263-1575.

Email: Contact @ thedroneunit.com

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