North Carolina Aerial Photography & Video

North Carolina has many geographical features that make it a great state for drone video and photography. Famous mountain ranges (Blue Ridge & Appalachian Mountains) on the western border make for amazing high altitude aerial images. The Outer Banks and coastal plains likewise, offer my photographic opportunities. Unfortunately North Carolina has some of the most aggressive drone laws in the country.

North Carolina Drones in Real Estate

Listhub lists many different MLSes throughout North Carolina. Drone pilots often have to travel from county to county for work so it is important that drone pilots understand the MLS requirements for the county they are in. Many MLSes ban youtube and vimeo direct links. We can host nonbranded video that is supported on nearly every MLS in the nation. It is also important to have the right drone for real estate work. Some are better than others. You can read our review on the best real estate drone here.

North Carolina Airspace

Drones are banned in all national parks. This includes Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In order to fly within range of medium to large airports, drone pilots will need specific authorization from the FAA. Charlotte and Raleigh are the busiest airports in North Carolina but there are others that will require a "COA" as well. Drone operators should check with multiple planning tools before taking flight.

We have many FAA certified drone pilots across North Carolina. Any job that you book through our site will be guaranteed to have a certified pilot and 24 hour turnaround on all aerial imagery. You can book a pilot now or continue scrolling to see some example photos aerial photographers have uploaded from North Carolina.

North Carolina Drone Photos

Aerial Photos by City

Drone pilots travel far and wide to capture the perfect photo. You can click the North Carolina cities below to view photos uploaded from some of these locations. We serve cities all across North Carolina, far beyond what is listed below.



North Carolina Drone Video

A skilled drone pilot can use video to tell a story about the property you are selling. Video quality is constantly improving with many drones now capable of 4k resolution. Social media posts with video are ranked higher and get more views than those without. It's no surprise that 85% of homebuyers prefer to work with an agent using video. We are able to host video that is supported by MLS's accross the nation. Below are videos pilots have added from North Carolina.


North Carolina Drone Laws

North Carolina has some of the strictest drone laws in the nation. Any drone pilot should contact their local authorities and do their own research before flying. There is no 100% central database of drone laws. So pilots must plan their flights thoroughly. We have created database to help out some. If you would like to help go here. North Carolina requires a permit at the state level. In fact, it's best to familiarize yourself with this entire bill as there are many other drone related requirements including.
  • No hunting
  • No fishing
  • Property owner permission required
  • and more..

Drones also, can not be flown near prisons and are restricted at Nags Head.