Luis Lopez, Chief Pilot,
Mr. Luis Lopez, Chief Pilot, has a strong knowledge and passion for computers and graphic design. He graduated from Military School, High School of Graphic Communication of Arts and also has a degree from Touro College in Data Communications and Media Arts.
With a military background and entrepreneurial spirit and over 13 years of mechanical engineering experience, Mr. Lopez brings a wealth of knowledge to The Falcon Group and our client base as Chief Pilot. His work experience ranges from running his own computer business to a sprinkler CAD Designer to Certified Pilot.
In 2014, he passed his check ride and became a United States Private Pilot. Since then, he has flown for hundreds of hours all over the Northeast. As a passion project, he took a job as an airplane dispatcher, opened an airplane detail company and started Student Pilots & Flight Instructors, a thriving community of 3,000 members. His interest in UAV drone technology took him a step further to pursue his Part 107 Remote Pilot License for commercial drones and added just over 100 hours of UAV drone flight.
With a combination of aviation, 2 decades of photography and over ten years of on the ground mechanical repair, maintenance and NFPA knowledge in CAD, Mr. Lopez is excited to apply his experience as a proud Falcon.
Miles Abrams, Vice President,
Mr. Miles Abrams, Vice President of Drone Services, is responsible for the safe and effective delivery of unmanned aerial services at Falcon. Miles’ career began in Information Systems, working in high visibility, client-facing roles for blue-chip companies like IBM, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and SAP. As a systems process owner, he helped to design and iterate many of the complex steps and dependencies involved in delivering 99.9% uptime to hundreds of clients hosted in the IBM Cloud. His broad technical experience and award-winning commitment to client satisfaction provide the ideal foundation to design solutions that leverage the exciting new paradigm of low altitude, low cost aerial systems. Since entering the drone industry, he has logged time inspecting construction sites, skyscrapers, electrical transmission infrastructure, as well as producing videos of yachting and other events. He’s consulted on mosquito remediation, drone detection, and the use of drones for perimeter security. Miles is also responsible for developing and managing the Standard Operating Procedures that govern every Falcon mission, ensuring risk is assessed objectively every time, and each flight is conducted at the highest possible level of safety. As a private pilot & former aircraft owner, Miles accrued over 350 hours of time flying low and slow across the USA and Baja, Mexico. His can-do attitude and problem solving skills are the products of years of offshore competitive sailing. He is active in the local drone racing community, and a member of Atlantic Cape Community College’s Remote Aviation Advisory Board. He lives on a motor trawler, and is a volunteer firefighter in his community.