Phoenix, USA, October 14, 2007: Jerry Landis began flying and taking pictures from planes in the mid-1950s. He started his first aerial photography business in 1958 and grew Landis Aerial Surveys to a national company before selling it in 1989. But, Jerry went on to start two more aerial photography companies, AirPhotoUSA and Aerials Express. Jerry passed away on October 8th, 2007 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. His enthusiasm for life, and the aerial photography business, is carried on by his son Bill Landis at their company Aerials Express – which provides aerial photography throughout the US. Read more about Jerry Landis’ life at Arizona Central.