Welcome to Global Aerial Productions LLC!  We are a fully insured, FAA Part 107 licensed Aerial Drone Imaging Company.

You can count on us to deliver the highest quality aerial imagery in a safe and professional manner. We employ industry standard best practices and all of our flight plans meet or exceed FAA regulations.

From mission planning all the way through execution, safety is ingrained in our culture.


Eric Turner, Pilot

Has been flying drones since 2013 when he built a DJI FlameWheel F450.  In 2016 he quit his office job, went to flight school, and got both a Sport Pilot’s license and Part 107 Commercial Drone Operator’s license.  Prior to 2013, Eric worked in the film business as a camera assistant (1995 – 2008) and he got an MBA from Pepperdine in 2010.   https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0877541/


Scott Smith, Gimbal Operator
Has over 30 years experience as a camera assistant and camera operator.  Over the course of his career he has specialized in aerial and large format (IMAX) filmmaking.  Scott and Eric have worked together for over 20 years.  https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0809889/


Jim Matlosz, Gimbal Operator
Has worked in the film business for over 25 years.  He started out as a camera assistant, then camera operator, and now Director / DP.   His resume and reel can be viewed at www.dpmatlosz.com


2018 Reel



Pepperdine Sep 11 Flag Memorial

Horseback Riding

Golf Course

Cell Tower Inspection


Aerial Videography & Photography

Matterport 3D Virtual Reality Walk-Throughs

Aerial 360° Virtual Reality Production

Agriculture / Turf Grass Analysis

3D Landscape & Structure Models

Construction Site Surveys

Bridge Inspections

Cell Tower Inspections

Power Line Inspections

Solar Panel & Roof Inspections

Wind Turbine Inspections

Drone Flying Lessons


Freefly Alta 6 with Movi M5 and Sony A7SII
Max Payload:  15 lbs
Max Gross Takeoff Weight:  29.5 lbs
Wingspan:  60.4 inches
Flight Time:  9 – 15 minutes

DJI Inspire 2 with X7 Camera / Gimbal
6K video resolution at 30 fps
16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm lenses
Capable of Flying at 60 mph
Up to 22 minutes of flight time

DJI Matrice 210 with X5S Camera / Gimbal
15mm, 25mm, 45mm lenses
Designed for industrial applications such as infrastructure inspections
Up to 30 minutes of flight time using DJI TB55 batteries