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The Big Business In Cell Tower Inspections

Uncategorized Nov 06, 2022

There are hundreds of thousands of cell towers in the United States. Most towers need to be inspected at least every three to five years, but some more frequently. With over 80,000 towers needing to be examined annually, cell tower inspections are big business. 

Traditionally, these...

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Are Websites A Thing Of The Past?

Uncategorized Oct 30, 2022

These days, social media seems to be the dominant form of marketing for businesses. With everyone carrying smartphones, access to social media is at our fingertips in an instant. Does that mean websites are a thing of the past?

I tend to field many questions about websites from new commercial...

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AirWorks Conference 2022

Uncategorized Oct 22, 2022

Earlier this month, I was fortunate to attend DJI's annual industry conference, AirWorks 2022. You are missing out if you have yet to participate in an industry event like AirWorks.

As aspiring drone pilots (or already certified Part 107 pilots), learning about our industry makes us better UAV...

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Safety Manual Basics and Why They’re Important…

Uncategorized Oct 17, 2022

Operating drones safely is the responsibility of every commercial drone pilot. From the moment we take off to the moment we land, we should never fly our drones illegally or unethically. 

Since drones first came on the scene, people have been concerned over mid-air collisions and drones...

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Who’s The Boss?

Uncategorized Oct 09, 2022

When all your hard work pays off, and you earn your Part 107, what's next? Well, you have a few decisions to make regarding what you plan to do with your new certification. One of your first considerations is whether you want to work for yourself or someone else.

As a commercial drone pilot, you...

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The Importance Of A Drone Portfolio

Uncategorized Oct 03, 2022

As commercial drone pilots, we are all in it for the money. There is no need for a Part 107 license unless you wanted to trade your skills on the sticks and behind the lens for some profit. 

Once you have your license, the next challenge is finding work. If you are new to the industry, there...

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Don’t Fear The Part 107 Recurrent Exam

Uncategorized Sep 26, 2022

Passing the Part 107 for the first time is an exciting accomplishment. With your license in hand, you have opened yourself to a whole new world of opportunity as a commercial drone pilot. For the next two years, you can legally fly for profit. The sky is the limit, or at least 400 feet AGL.

So,...

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Recap of Commercial UAV Expo 2022

Uncategorized Sep 19, 2022

As commercial drone pilots, it is essential to stay on top of new developments in the industry. Rules and regulations are constantly changing. Manufacturers are always creating new products, and innovations in UAV technology continue to make the impossible a reality.

One of the best ways to stay...

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Michael Mantucca – Reelin’ In The Big One

Uncategorized Sep 09, 2022

Getting your Part 107 license is a significant accomplishment. As the first milestone in your commercial drone pilot career, it is something to be proud of. After purchasing your drone and other equipment, the next step is finding work.

It might feel a bit overwhelming if you don't already have...

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Opportunities in Construction

Uncategorized Sep 05, 2022

 In the United States, the construction industry is big business. In 2019, this sector of the economy as a whole was worth $1.3 trillion! That is excellent news for commercial drone pilots. 

Once you have passed the Part 107 exam, you can offer your service to the trillion-dollar giant...

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