Meet the SkySight Team

Our team brings over 60 years of combined experience in professional videography and unmanned aircraft operation. We operate and develop a wide array of advanced aircraft meeting the needs of every client for low altitude imagery, no matter how complex their project may be.


Max Messinger

Co-Founder, Aerial Mapping and Agricultural Imagery Specialist

Max comes to Sky Sight with 5 years of experience in the design, build test, and deployment of unmanned aircraft for aerial mapping. He has an M.S. from Wake Forest University where he wrote his thesis on the estimation of forest biomass and monitoring of deforestation using unmanned aircraft. He continues to be active in the research and conservation field as the director of Wake Forest University’s Unmanned Systems Lab.


Nick Nicholson

Co-Founder, Aerial Videography and Photography Specialist

Nick joins Sky Sight with over 35 years of award winning experience in tele-production and post-production for some of the largest corporations in the world. He received his BA from the University of Rhode Island in 1974. Since 1981, he has owned and operated VIA, Inc., an award winning production and post production facility in Atlanta, Georgia. He brings a wealth of graphic, animation and editorial expertise to Sky Sight and its customers.


Patrick Fox

FAA Certified Private Pilot, Certified FAA sUAS pilot

Patrick Fox joins SkySight with a wealth of experience in numerous sUAS disciplines. He is a FAA Certified Private Pilot as well as a Certified FAA sUAS pilot. As a recent graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a BS in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, his knowledge level is unsurpassed in the industry and includes over 9 years of unmanned flight experience. Skilled in all sUAV disciplines including design (CAD & 3D printing).