Propellerheads Chief Pilot selected for 2016 Special Citation by NPPA

NPPA Special Citation has been awarded to Parker Gyokeres, a New York-based drone pilot, Propellerhead Aerial Photography. Gyokeres volunteered his services in Houston following Hurrican Harvey as floodwaters rose. He’s part of an eight-person team of professional pilots and mappers who are working with local government agencies and the Red Cross to assess the damage and work out how to respond.


Parker Gyokeres

In addition to being the owner, vehicle builder and pilot at Propellerheads, Parker Gyokeres is an active duty U.S. Air Force Photojournalist and the current Chief of Public Affairs for the 621st Contingency Response Wing, Joint Base Mcguire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Gyokeres has 22 years of worldwide expeditionary experience, to include three deployments to Afghanistan and one to Iraq. He has been active in remote control flight for ten years and has extensive experience with the construction and operation of both multicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.