Empire Unmanned is a leading provider of UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), drone data capture and drone data processing services. Missions are flown for commercial and government clients to manage their projects using the latest aerial technology for surveys, mapping, inspections, evaluations, studies, filming and surveillance. We offer customized drone services that are specific to your organizational and industry needs, and will even fly manned missions for specialized projects.
Developing our own drone data processing platform, Empire Unmanned provides comprehensive and accurate data, completing your projects right the first time!
Drone services accomplish several applications across a myriad of industries, such as agriculture, construction, fuel, utilities, telecommunications, land management, transportation, forestry, stockpiling, inventory monitoring, risk underwriters, property investment, sports entertainment, to name a few.
The Empire Unmanned team is uniquely qualified with over 100+ shared years in aviation and more than 25,000 combined hours of UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) flight time. We have surveyed over 14,000+ acres of land and flown numerous zone management missions. Our drone program and pilots are FAA certified, registered, and insured.
The majority of our team members are veterans of the U.S. armed forces, including the Air Force, Army, and Navy. Our clients include large corporations, mid-sized companies and government agencies, such as Simplot, Panasonic, Boise State University, The Idaho Department of Transportation, and Anheuser-Busch, and more.
Because of our unique relationship with our parent company, Empire Airlines, we are able to offer UAV services with unparalleled safety and reliability. Empire Unmanned was one of the first companies in the U.S. to receive a Section 333 exemption from the FAA to operate commercial unmanned aircraft. We carry commercial insurance and are dedicated to performing every flight according to FAA regulations. FAA ( insert hyperlink to https://www.faa.gov/uas/beyond_the_basics/section_333/ in the FAA from “Read More.”