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  • What is Cedar Valley Aviation?
    Cedar Valley Aviation, an Aerial Services' subsidiary, maintains Aerial Services aircraft with a team of skilled mechanics, oversees airport operations, and provides services to general aviation and the community. When Aerial Services aircraft are on the ground they reside at the Waverly Municipal Airport under the supervision of Cedar Valley Aviation’s fixed based operation (FBO). Learn at Cedar Valley Aviation's webpage.
  • What associations is Aerial Services involved with?
    Aerial Services is active members in the leading professional geospatial organizations including the American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing (ASPRS) and Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS). Plus, staff have involvement with other important organizations such as the Iowa Geographic Information Council (IGIC), etc.
  • What sensors does Aerial Services fly?
    Aerial Services primary devices are two Leica ADS80-SH82 pushbroom sensors. They also have a RIEGL VQ-480 & Leica ALS70-HP Airborne LiDAR Scanner.You can learn more about these sensors on this website.
  • How many employees work at Aerial Services?
    Approximately 35, depending on the season.
  • Where is Aerial Services located?
    Aerial Services is located in the charming Midwestern town of Cedar Falls, Iowa. Since 2010, they have been headquartered in the Cedar Falls Technology & Industrial Park at 6315 Chancellor Drive. Additionally, the company's subsidiary, Cedar Valley Aviation, operates their aircraft and serves as the FBO at Waverly Municipal Airport in Waverly, Iowa.
  • How long has Aerial Services been around?
    Established in 1967, Aerial Services, Inc. has an impressive history of success and the growth that comes with it. The company’s outlook is positive and they are looking forward to continued growth and prosperity in the years to come.

People

  • What is Cedar Valley Aviation?
    Cedar Valley Aviation, an Aerial Services' subsidiary, maintains Aerial Services aircraft with a team of skilled mechanics, oversees airport operations, and provides services to general aviation and the community. When Aerial Services aircraft are on the ground they reside at the Waverly Municipal Airport under the supervision of Cedar Valley Aviation’s fixed based operation (FBO). Learn at Cedar Valley Aviation's webpage.
  • How many employees work at Aerial Services?
    Approximately 35, depending on the season.
  • What is a Certified Photogrammetrist? How many does Aerial Services have?
    A Certified Photogrammetrist is a professional who uses photogrammetric technology to extract measurements and make maps and interpret data from images. The Photogrammetrist is responsible for all phases of mapping and other mensuration requirements, which include planning and supervising survey activities for control, specifying photography or other imagery requirements, managing projects for mapping or other mensuration requirements and interpretation. Aerial Services has five Photogrammetrists on staff, all certified by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).
  • Who owns Aerial Services?
    Walter Ertz, Kirk Fisher, and Mike Tully purchased the company from Gary Brown in 2000. These three individuals are long-time employees of Aerial Services and are committed to its success. Mr. Ertz serves as Vice-President of Geospatial Solutions, Mr. Fisher is the Vice-President of  Operations, and Mr. Tully is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President.

Services

  • What is Cedar Valley Aviation?
    Cedar Valley Aviation, an Aerial Services' subsidiary, maintains Aerial Services aircraft with a team of skilled mechanics, oversees airport operations, and provides services to general aviation and the community. When Aerial Services aircraft are on the ground they reside at the Waverly Municipal Airport under the supervision of Cedar Valley Aviation’s fixed based operation (FBO). Learn at Cedar Valley Aviation's webpage.
  • What sensors does Aerial Services fly?
    Aerial Services primary devices are two Leica ADS80-SH82 pushbroom sensors. They also have a RIEGL VQ-480 & Leica ALS70-HP Airborne LiDAR Scanner.You can learn more about these sensors on this website.