top of page


Alex copy.jpg

Alex Abatie is Hawkeye Workshop’s CEO and Chief Pilot and brings more than 25 years as a professional photographer and design director to the field of drone-based aerial photography and

mapping. He also has extensive experience as a contract UAV pilot for a large utility company. Alex is an FAA licensed sport pilot as well as a pilot of remote aircraft, and is passionate about airspace safety. In addition to running Hawkeye Workshop, Alex teaches mapping and FAA certification courses for DARTDrones, a national drone training and development company.  Alex is a Santa Barbara native. When not flying, he loves to spend time with his family enjoying our beautiful beaches and mountains

bottom of page