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About Flitelab Imaging

Our core team of Mike Bayer, Mark Langille, and John Liddard bring together a diverse experienced skillset that spans photography/videography, aviation, RC, IT, UAV design/development, training, consulting, management, and related areas, giving us a very unique and broad solid professional foundation on which our services are based.  

Unlike many providers, we constructed and maintain all our own equipment, allowing us to quickly respond and adapt to situations as they arise during a project. 

We also speak on drone technology to various local groups and events, such as the recent Podcamp Halifax, and are active in promoting the safe and effective use of the technology within the Canadian UAV industry, media, and via our blog.

Michael Bayer

Michael Bayer is a professional photographer and photography instructor based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Michael has worked in numerous fields of photography and video for the past 15 years; commercial, editorial, portraiture, weddings, UAV aerial photography/video and underwater photography/video.

Michael graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1998 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, major in Photography. Since his graduation he has worked as a professional photographer, videographer and media consultant for large variety of companies, groups and individuals. These clients include; Bell Aliant, Irving, Heritage Gas, Nova Scotia Department of Education, Communications Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Community College.

Michael teaches a large variety of photography and visual media related classes for the Nova Scotia Community College, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and is a staff instructor for the Henry's photography stores, The School of Imaging.

Mark Langille

Mark has been actively involved in recreational RC aircraft builds, maintenance, and flight for the past 3 years.  He started flitelab.com, an online store and resource center for multicopter aircraft in Canada, and deals on a regular basis with the sourcing and testing of components for both hobby and commercial use, in addition to consulting with customers on related topics and equipment and in custom aircraft builds.  

Mark was also part of the Transportation Safety Board team for the Swissair 111 accident investigation for 3 years, managing the imagery and document management aspects.  

He is also a member of MAAC (Model Aeronautics Association of Canada), and holds a Bachelors of Computer Science with option in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia.

John Liddard

John Liddard has flown RC multirotor aircraft for the last 2.5 years and has logged over 500 hrs.  John Liddard is a member of MAAC (Model Aeronautics Association of Canada) and is widely considered one of the foremost experts in mulitrotor design, construction and flight in the Atlantic region.  

He is also a licensed private pilot since 1988 with single engine land, sea and night ratings, and holds a Radiotelephone Operator’s Restricted Certificate.  

John has a long and extensive education and background in Electronic Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, and Physics from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology and Dalhousie University.