About Drone Developer
Drone Developer is a breakthrough training and consulting firm focusing on the development of customized unmanned aerial system (UAS) solutions in the commercial drone industry.
We work directly with the client to develop optimal mission-specific drones by providing a six–week online training course and critical one-on-one consulting calls during the six-week program; Commercial UAS Developer.
Our mission is to put commercial drone start-ups or established companies in other industries on the fast-track to building their own in-house unmanned aircraft design and drone services capabilities.
Dr. Victor Maldonado is Founder and Chief Consultant at Drone Developer. Victor created the six-week training and consulting program to offer commercial drone service companies an edge in the saturated off-the-shelf drone market. He is an expert in experimental aerodynamics and unmanned aerial vehicle design and flight-testing. He was a NASA Glenn Research Center Faculty Fellow in 2016, where he was lead engineer on the conceptual design of a semi-autonomous manned medical evacuation aerial vehicle with turboelectric propulsion. 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.