About Argus Rising

Argus Rising is committed to providing First Responder Drone training. Our classes are designed to equip your department with the flight skills and knowledge needed to utilize drones in your law enforcement and rescue operations.  Our customer service is what makes us a leader in the UAS/UAV education space. We pride ourselves on our comprehensive support of all our students, pilots and contractors.

Argus Rising Team

Senior Officers


Kim Edwards

President & CEO

  • Aviation Industry Professional Since 2003

  • Corporate Training Professional

  • Business Strategist

  • Logistics Coordinator


Joey Edwards

Vice-President of Operations

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • Training Manager

  • Policies and Procedures Manager

  • Digital Media, Web and Graphic Designer



George Grall

Lead Instructor

  • FAA Certified Pilot

  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor

  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor Instrument

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • Vietnam Veteran - Army OH-6 OH-58 Huey Crew Chief


Alissa Bell


  • FAA Certified Pilot

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • MBA - Education

  • TEA Certified


Glenna Flippin

  • FAA Aviation Dispatcher License

  • 35 Years in the Aviation Industry

  • FAA Remote Pilot Certification - In Progress

  • FAA Recreational Pilot Certification - In Progress

  • Certified LTC Instructor

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Ryan Rider


  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • 25 years in law enforcement

  • 19 years crime scene investigations

  • 19 years crash investigator/reconstructionist

  • Aviation Team Leader for local Police Department 

  • 10 years search and rescue 

  • Texas Private Investigator

Advisory Team


Allen Beach


  • Founding Member of Argus Rising

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • Veteran US Coast Guard Aviation

  • MBA - Business


Andrea Beach

  • Founding Member of Argus Rising

  • FAA Remote Pilot Certification - In Progress

  • Published Business Author; Be A Wolf

“Argus Rising was very knowledgeable of the subject matter and they were accommodating with a class schedule that fit my company’s needs. We will definitely be utilizing their services in the future to renew our Remote Pilots licenses”. - R. Rudolph. Private Contractor