© 2019 by Argus Rising First Responder Drone Training

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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

Kate Hull

Advanced Training Program Consultant 

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • Firefighter / Paramedic

  • AAS EMS

  • Rope Tech

  • HAZMAT Tech

Chad Woodside

Advanced Training Program Consultant

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • 34 year police officer

  • 15 year detective

  • 10 years SWAT

  • 4 Years School Resource Officer

Heather K. Aguirre

Safety Consultant

  • FAA dual rated pilot fixed wing and rotor

  • UAS airspace integration SME

  • Instructor USC Viterbi College of Engineering Aviation Safety and Security Program

  • Strategic Planner supporting FAA UTM Pilot Program and Strategy Analysis

  • Team strategist on FAA LAANC program 

Ryan Stanley

Business Consultant

  • Fundraising professional

  • Champion for charitable causes

  • Graduated from Midwestern State University

Instructors

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

Instructor

  • FAA Certified Pilot

  • FAA Certified Remote Pilot

  • MBA - Education

  • TEA Certified

Dr. Adam Bell

Instructor

  • FAA Remote Pilot Certification - In Progress

  • Doctorate - Educational Leadership and Policies

  • TEA Certified

Ryan Rider

Instructor

  • 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 need. We will definitely be utilizing their services in the future to renew our Remote Pilots licenses”. - R. Rudolph. Private Contractor