My name is Vern Shurtz and I am a Service Disabled U.S. Navy Submarine Veteran with 13 years of service. I have extensive knowledge and experience in sUAS Technology and Services, 3D Modelling and Animation, Photogrammetry, and Extended Reality (XR) Development (i.e. Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR)). I started flying drones back in 2015 under an FAA 333 exemption mapping quarries, using photogrammetry for stockpile analysis, and industrial inspections. My sUAS skills include Photography and Video, Mapping, Inspection, and Photogrammetry. I fly a Mavic 2 Pro and a Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual. I also have a Fifish V6 submersible for underwater photography and video, and inspection.

I have the following sUAS related Certifications;

-FAA Remote Pilot Airmen Certificate
-NC Commercial UAS Operator Permit
-NC Public Use (Government) UAS Operator Permit
-AUVSI sUAS Trusted Operator Program (TOP) Level 1 Certification
-Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sUAS4000 Fundamentals of Instruction Certification
-Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sUAS1400 UAS Inspection Certification

  Surveying & Mapping


  Surveying & Mapping


  Surveying & Mapping


  Surveying & Mapping


Aerial Photography Drone Pilot
Droners Approved Pilot