Founder and Chief Pilot for Orion Aerial Solutions, Rich Goodwyn is a retired Naval Aviator and FAA certified Commercial Pilot with 30+ years experience flying military and civilian aircraft. A model airplane hobbyist since he was a child, Rich got back into building and flying radio controlled multi-rotor and fixed wing airplanes before retiring from the Navy in 2011. In addition to his responsibilities at Orion Aerial Solutions, Rich is the Director of Veteran Outreach for the DC area Drone User Group ( and an instructor at the UAS Academy (

Orion Aerial Solutions
Broadlands, VA 20148