Company Profile


Aerial Images Raleigh is a professional aerial media company, providing full service aerial media solutions for clients across North Carolina utilizing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAV. We are based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Aerial Images Raleigh is FAA Part 107 approved and fully insured.

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Andrew Smarra, Owner


Owner, Andrew Smarra, of Aerial Images Raleigh had an extensive career in aviation before starting Aerial Images Raleigh. With over ten years’ experience at GE Aviation as a technician/process engineer in the jet engine division, Andrew’s background in aviation safety and quality control ensure these attributes are top priority at Aerial Images Raleigh.

Andrew holds Airmen’s Certificates with the Federal Aviation Administration including, Part 107 Certification/sUAS Pilot Rating , Mechanic Certification/Airframe and Powerplant Ratings, an Associate Degree from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science/Business Administration from Campbell University. Andrew is a member of the Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association (AOPA), the Remote Control Aerial Platform Association, and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. Andrew is also an Approved Professional Drone Pilot for Droners.IO.

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Aerial Photography

Aerial Images Raleigh, LLC Fly DJI Drones Exclusively

Aerial Photography

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Video Production

Full Service Video Production Available

Video Production

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FAA Certified and Insured

FAA Part 107 Certified / Fully Insured

Coverage By Utica Insurance Group

Agent: Niemic Insurance MGMT

Creative Aerial Media

Helping Clients Across NC With All Aerial Media Needs

Creative Aerial Media

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  • Aerial Photography


  • Full Service Video Production


  • Construction Site Progression Photos


  • Building & Roof Inspections


  • Live Facebook Streaming


  • Special Events



Address: Raleigh, North Carolina

Phone: 919.235.8141

Email: aerialimagesraleigh@gmail.com