Meet Dave Krause MBA and Steven M Davis DMD, CFI/I/MEI (left to right), the co-owners of Influential Drones LLC, Lumberton NJ USA. Both men are (part 107) commercial drone pilots and commercially insured for worldwide flight operations. Both have OSHA Safety-10 certification and TSA TWIC security cards (granting them unescorted access to secure areas around coastal ports, bridges, tunnels and railways within the United States.).
Steve is a (part 61) commercial airplane pilot with over 20-years experience in aviation and aerial imagery. He is an FAA certified flight instructor with commercial, instrument, tailwheel, seaplane and multi engine ratings. Steve is adventurous, modest, disciplined and honest. An achieved martial arts black belt. A businessman who loves to learn while keeping his proficiency sharp. Steve’s knowledge extends into the fields of video post-production, music production and beyond.
Dave is a (part 61) student with over 40 flight-hrs as the pilot in command of an airplane. He is FEMA certified to fly drones in disaster situations. Dave is a certified project manager and an accomplished software architect with numerous technical certifications. Dave is passive, honest and adventurous. A fast thinking businessman, willing to compromise and take unknown calculated risks. Dave’s experience qualifies him for several specialties including infrastructure and construction.
Both men are subject matter experts in regards to drones and drone safety. They are active in non-profit activities regarding animals and conservation, flying often for the “Pilots N’ Paws” organization.