About Drone Developer
Drone Developer is a breakthrough consulting firm focusing on developing customized unmanned aerial system solutions for the commercial drone industry.
We work one-on-one with the client to the develop optimal mission-driven drones using our extensive aircraft design and research capabilities.
Our mission is to offer commercial drone service companies up to a 20% flight performance advantage over operating off-the-shelf drones and save on operating costs.
Dr. Victor Maldonado (pictured right) is Founder and Chief Consultant at Drone Developer. He brings over a decade of aircraft design, fabrication, and flight-testing experience. He was previously a NASA Glenn Research Center Fellow, working as lead engineer on the conceptual design of a semi-autonomous manned medical evacuation hybrid aircraft. Victor is also currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering focusing on experimental aerodynamics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.