Empire Drone was founded on the unrelenting goal of providing our clients with the best the drone industry has to offer. We are a leading distributor, integrator, inspection service provider, and trainer for unmanned aerial systems in North America. Learn how Empire Drone became the company it is and why more companies and agencies look to us for drone solutions.

Who We Are

Empire Drone simplifies the fast-paced and complex world of drones for its clients through two business segments; Tailored Drone Solutions and Drone Inspection Services.

Tailored Drone Solutions provides innovative end to end drone program support including; drone customization, training, maintenance, repairs, leasing, custom product development, and product distribution. Drone Inspection Services provides informative drone-based building and utility inspections, surveying, and mapping services.

These two segments allow for focused business opportunities in unique application spaces including Public Safety, Agriculture, Energy/Utilities and Construction Industries.

Empire Drone holds distribution agreements with most major drone manufacturers including; DJI Enterprise, DJI Agriculture, Parrot, Autel Robotics, GPC Cases, MicaSense, and more. This broad selection allows Empire to tailor drone solutions to easily meet any of its clients needs.

Clients include King + King Architects (Aerial Mapping Services), Exelon Corporation (Custom Drone Build), NYC Emergency Management (Enterprise Sale), WIVB/WNLO-TV (Training), Oswego County Sheriffs Office (Enterprise Sale), C-Speed Engineering (Custom Drone Build), National Grid (Enterprise Sale), US Dept. of the Interior (Enterprise Sale), Monroe County Sheriffs Dept. (Enterprise Sale) and many more.

Our History

MAY 2014

The predecessor to Empire Drone, Falcon View Aerial Photography (Falcon View), is founded in Syracuse, NY. Falcon View rapidly grows its client base and reputation through its photo, video, and inspection services.


Empire Drone is established in Fulton, NY. Empire Drone becomes one of the first DJI Enterprise Distributors in New York with a focus on Public Safety drone integrations.

MAY 2019

Empire Drone expands operations and introduces an Agriculture Solutions division. In doing so, Empire Drone becomes the first DJI Agriculture Distributor in the Northeast and one of the first in North America. 

JULY 2019

Empire Drone expands into a new facility in Fulton, NY housing our warehouse and office operations. By this point Empire Drone represents almost thirty drone and drone accessory manufacturers including Autel Robotics, GPC Cases, Blue Vigil, and more.