About Us

Aerialworks is a FAA certified, drone photography, videography and data capture company. At Aerialworks, we provide professional drone services to Media, Architectural, Engineering, Construction, Solar, and Real Estate industries. Whether our customers are government agencies, global corporations, or even small mom-and-pop shops - Aerialworks provides critical aerial data – as well as customized solutions - that meet each of our client’s unique range of needs.

We are a leading provider of photographic services that ultimately provide our clients with better insights through visual documentation of their projects. Additionally, our professional, FAA-certified drone pilots, provide smooth, cinematic aerial videos – along with breathtaking aerial imagery - that improves the visual “storytelling” experience and better communicates the benefits of our client's projects to their respective communities.

At Aerialworks, we are grateful and value the role we play in the drone service industry.  It is our intention to make it easy for your company, regardless of its size, to acquire professional drone imagery and data, anywhere you may need it.  

  What We Do:

  1. Provide high-quality acquisition of aerial data 

  2. Provide a responsive, single point of contact  

  3. Provide professional expertise that impacts

  4. Provide customized solutions  

  5. Provide value and eliminate headaches

  6. Provide turn-key process that produce results 

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Our History

Aerialworks started in 2015 with the sole purpose of providing drone photography and videography to real estate agents.  As the company grew there were many more needs that drone technology could fulfill and Aerialworks was happy to meet the market needs in the area of: 

1. Construction

2. Television Production

3. Commercial Advertising

4. Sporting Events

5. Wind Turbine Inspections

6. Solar Farm Inspections

7. Roof Inspections

8. Ground Photography

9. 3D Matterport Virtual Reality Scanning

Aerialworks headquarters is located in New York City, Aerialworks serves the East Coast and has staff to travel to any part of the country to meet your unique needs.  

Aerialworks Mission:

To be the industry's "Gold Standard" for drone service providers.  We are committed to staying at the forefront of innovation and technology in order to provide our clients with the highest level of service.

About the Owner:  

Charles Wimbley – aka Chuck - is the founder and President of Aerialworks USA.   Before devoting full time to Aerialworks USA in 2015, Chuck served 20-years in the advertising industry as Vice President and President of The Wimbley Group, Inc.  The Wimbley Group is a full-service marketing and advertising company in Chicago that catered to Fortune 500 companies such as Mazda, GM, Verizon, Kellogg’s, and BP.  

Chuck’s first love and passion resides in aviation.  In addition to being a professionally rated drone pilot with thousands of flight hours of experience, Chuck also has part-time hours in manned aircraft – such as the Cessna 152 Trainer and Cessna 172 Skyhawk.  He plans to achieve his private pilot rating by 2022. 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree - Cornell University   

  • Master’s Degree - Northwestern University

  • Graduate - FBII’s Citizen’s Academy 

 

Aviation is Chuck's first love. Chuck planned on applying to the Air Force Academy to play football and become an F-15 fighter pilot - and then the airlines.  But his plans completely changed when a couple of Ivy League schools  showed interest in him.  As fate had it, Chuck enrolled at Cornell University where he briefly played football.  After graduation, Chuck went on to work with his father for the next 20 years building an award-winning advertising agency that targeted Fortune 500 companies.  

 

The Great Recession of 2008 caused Chuck to change careers and head towards his first love: aviation.  He decided on taking up flying lessons and learn drone technology.  That’s where his company Aerialworks was born in 2015.      

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FAMILY

Chuck Wimbley lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife of 21 years, Elizabeth, and their two children Chas and Catherine.  Chuck’s hobbies are music, working out, aviation, and spending quality time with his family.