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What To Know Before
Becoming A Drone Pilot
There are so many opportunities presented
by drone technology today and the
demand for experienced pilots for military
and commercial jobs is on the rise. This
guide elaborates how to become a drone
pilot under modern rules.
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Pilots operating commercial drones are
required to have a remote pilot
certificate. Every pilot should be sixteen
years old and above and must pass a
basic test in aeronautical technology from
any approved drone training institution.
The other requirement is attainment of a
certificate in unmanned aircraft system
training which is offered by the state’s
aviation authority body. Also, there are
strict rules concerning insurance of
unmanned aircraft operations. A lot of
colleges are offering Science degrees in
drone operation and many more
drone operator training in autonomous
vehicle operations, all of which are
verified by international accreditation
bodies. To work as an army pilots you
need conventional pilot experience.
One of the rules regarding drone
operation stipulates that any UAS
should not exceed 55 pounds and
should fly within 400feet off the earth.
Drones should only be flown during
daytime in the airspace ‘class G’. A
drone pilot must always maintain a
straight line of sight. These rules are
in the constitutional laws for specific
missions and all pilots ought to know
because ignorance has no defense.