Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp Platform & EagleView Assess

The gamification of building drone pilot experience that the DroneUp app developed continues to hold my interest and there are just a few remaining badges I’m pursuing at this time. My plans of completing the requirements for a couple of them were put on hold during the holidays due to getting ill and weather notContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp Platform & EagleView Assess”

Drone Pilot Gigs: Loveland Innovations

There are a lot of options and specialties for drone pilots to pursue, and for the most part the platforms and networks I’ve written about support drone pilots for hire across the most common industry applications. Commercial and residential real estate seem to get the most activity on these platforms, but 2D/3D orthomosaic mapping, solarContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: Loveland Innovations”

Drone Pilot Gigs: Droners.io (Part 2)

It has been a little while since I first posted about my experience with the Droners.IO pilot network, and that’s because it has been keeping me busy. The Droners.IO network has been by far the most active platform I’ve used to connect with clients in need of drone photography and videography services. With over aContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: Droners.io (Part 2)”

Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp Platform (Part 3)

Mapping out the next category If you read my first post about DroneUp, I mentioned that the badges are somewhat grouped or at least have a few that are related in what drone pilot requirements or skills they represent. There are some just basic documentation and certification requirements and then there are these current badgesContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp Platform (Part 3)”

Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp Platform (Part 2)

Woke up, got out of bed, dragged a comb across my head….No better time than today to get my Cinematic Pilot Badge on the DroneUp platform, is what I told myself. I spent the weekend learning Premier to edit a bunch of footage that I’ve been collecting during my practice flights. One thing I definitelyContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp Platform (Part 2)”

Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp (Part 1)

I came across the DroneUp platform just a few weeks ago, again saw a mention of it in some group discussion, so I figured I would take a deeper look. As of yet, I haven’t received any indication that I have been “verified” to begin accepting work, but this platform’s gamification has been giving meContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: DroneUp (Part 1)”

Drone Pilot Gigs: Overview of Opportunities and Approach for this New Pilot

According to a recent Fortune Business Insights report, the global commercial drone market is seeing incredible growth and is forecast to continue exponentially growing to $11,295.1 (USD) by 2028. For comparison to where we’ve been recently, in 2020 it was reported the market was sized at $1,915.0 (USD) and saw a growth rate of justContinue reading “Drone Pilot Gigs: Overview of Opportunities and Approach for this New Pilot”