Patrick Hill

Patrick HillPatrick Hill is a UAS Pilot for the Lone Star Unmanned Aerial Systems Center (LSUASC) of Excellence and Innovation, Texas A&M Corpus Christi. Patrick was a vital part of Lone Star UAS Center’s team working on NASA’s demonstration of a possible future unmanned traffic management system that could safely enable low-altitude airspace and UAS operations.

Prior to joining the LSUASC team, Mr. Hill flew multirotor unmanned aircraft throughout the country of Kosovo in order to create orthomosaics and 3D models of cultural heritage sites. Patrick took part in missions in both urban and rural areas where he learned to complete a mission from several perspectives, including an aircraft operator, payload operator, crew chief, and mission coordinator. The data collected was then presented to Cultural Heritage without Borders as well as the United States Embassy and several faculty members from R.I.T Kosovo.

Patrick is Adult and Pediatric First Aid/AED certified as well as FAA part 107 certified. Patrick has over 100 hours of sUAS flight time.

Patrick received a Bachelor of Science in Unmanned Aircraft System Sciences from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.