A Guardian In Your Sky

Abraham Soliz, Vice President

Abraham Soliz is a Commercial Pilot.  He served as a U.S. Naval Aviator with 2 tours of combat duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom with over 100 Combat missions.  Mr. Soliz also has a Masters in Business Administration with emphasis on aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  He joined Sky Guardian in the fall of 2013 as a UAS operator, and manager of operations.



Sky Guardian is based out of southern Arizona and southern California.  

We are a professional team of UAS operators exempt by the Federal Aviation Administration, Section 333, to safely operate unmanned aerial vehicles. The company is made up of veterans, commercial aviators and subject matter experts who are looking to make a difference through the safe operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

We provide solutions to today‚Äôs industries "We Believe in what we do".  Our energetic and professional team empowers our company, creating a team that challenges the "Status Quo".  By thinking differently we developed ways to utilize Unmanned Aerial Systems commercially by capturing video, providing new data, and reducing the human risk factor from the equation.

Richard F. Soto, President

Sky Guardian's President/Founder Richard F. Soto has over 30 years of aviation experience.  He first began his flying career at the age of 19 and continued Commercial Aviation to include: 14 CFR 135 and Part 121 Air Cargo, Airline, Jet Charter, and Airline Operations.  In addition Richard also is an FAA rated Flight Instructor, and has instructed Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for the U.S. Military and gained Master Instructor Status.  As a military instructor he taught Unmanned Ground School Programs, Shadow 200 UAS, Silverfox and Predator systems.  Richard is an experienced Liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration in Commercial, Military, Manned and Unmanned Aviation.