About Us

Since our foundation in 2015, Straight Up Imaging (SUI) has carried out a mission to develop professional grade, small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), that incorporate consumers’ needs, and meet industry expectations. SUI features a team of skilled engineers and aerospace professionals, who have collected decades of combined experience in DoD, as well as commercial manned and unmanned operations. We believe relentless pursuit of improvement and continued R&D investment into our own products is the key to innovation and success. We are based in San Diego, CA, and proudly design and assemble our products in the United States of America.

Terry Parisher

After 29 years in the aviation industry, Terry’s experience as a developer of unmanned systems continues to provide the best experience possible for customers and their needs. In addition to receiving an MBA in Aviation Management, Terry served as a US Army rotary and fixed-wing pilot, flight commander for multiple unmanned aviation assets, and as an unmanned systems integrator and operator. His aviation development and integration efforts continued for Northrop Grumman Aerospace upon retirement from active duty. His hands-on experience and love for the industry are essential to the foundation of Straight Up Imaging and is here to serve you and your mission.

Eric Maglio

As a longtime aviation enthusiast, Eric used his experience with model aircraft to launch a career in the unmanned systems industry. Specializing in conceptual design and rapid prototyping, Eric’s aircraft designs are one-of-a-kind solutions to unique and challenging aerial missions. Examples of his work have appeared in several model aviation publications and his dedication and enthusiasm for aeronautics are demonstrated throughout his work. Eric received a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University and is a licensed private pilot.