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Scott Strimple is a director and Emmy award winning filmmaker who is most recently known for his diverse expertise and effective style of teaching within the aerial photography and filmmaking arena. In addition to his award winning filmmaking and post production skills, he is a Captain and FAA check pilot for a major airline with over 32000 hours of flight time and more than 45 years of drone flight experience. Scott is a small unmanned aircraft subject matter expert who has been appointed by the Governor of VA to the Virginia Unmanned Vehicle Commission, he is the founder of The Drone Flight School, and hosts Remote Pilot Certification training and aerial cinema / photography workshops introducing visual artists to the operational needs of “drone” photography and video. Scott has served as a Virginia Aviation Business Association Board member and has been the Chairman of the VABA Unmanned Aircraft Chapter and participates as an Advisory Board Member for the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation Unmanned Systems. He is a frequent speaker and presenter at many industry symposiums and workshops and contributes to industry publications as a subject matter expert. Strimple has been a subcommittee chairperson engaged in the process of defining the ASTM unmanned aircraft pilot training standards that will influence the framework for regulation both domestically and internationally. Scott graduated from Southern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in Flight Operations and Computer Science.