Chief Pilot and Founder
Bjorn is a fully qualified, CAA approved, drone pilot and is responsible for the day to technical operations of the company. The Founder of Drone Scotland, his background includes 8 years working within advertising and a further 12 years running his own business. Bjorn has also sat on the Scottish Advertising Board for a national brand. Bjorn is qualified to operate multi-rotor unmanned aircraft up to 20kg in weight. His work has been used by the BBC, STV, Reach PLC, The Sun, The Evening Times as well as councils, international and nationwide companies.
“What we do, is give our customers data. This data, in turn, is used to help our customers make decisions. The drone/UAV industry has evolved. No longer is it simply pretty pictures and cinematic videos. It’s accurate and interactive data which can be used to drive efficiencies, improve communications, prevent errors, speed up processes, facilitate safety and ultimately, drive profit”. Bjorn Aaen January 2021
Michele is the creative mastermind behind Drone Scotland with an Honours Degree in Film and Media studies including a year at Film school in the USA. Michele is responsible for the day to day running of the business. She also joins the team on commercial shoots operating our ground cameras.
Michele also has over 15 years experience working within a National Media Company. Michele has extensive knowledge of Publishing, Sponsorship, Digital Media, PR Events and Advertising. Michele is also a keen marathon runner.
“We are at the forefront of a very exciting industry. Working closely with our clients, we are delivering results which help them achieve their goals. We are always monitoring changes in the market and thus well positioned to be Scotland’s leading supplier of UAV data, imagery and video” Michele Aaen January 2021
Remote Drone Pilot
David is one of Drone Scotland’s qualified drone pilots. With just over 12 months drone operator experience, he is skilled in the operation of our fleet of UAV’s.
A retired Police Scotland Constable, David also operates as both a Comms Officer, Competent Observer and Ground Crew Officer. Given his years working with the general public and coordinating with emergency services, David adds massive value when working in congested or other high risk areas.
David’s skill set is primarily based around the inspection and construction side of the business.
Ground Crew & Competent Observers
At Drone Scotland, we also employ the services of ground crew personnel and trained competent observers. In addition to this we have a UK wide network of PfCO pilots aligned with our business. Therefore, we are able to service the whole of the UK.