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20 06, 2016

Becoming A Commercial Drone Pilot

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Becoming A Commercial Drone Pilot in the UKThere are many important factors in becoming a commercial drone pilot.  Drone Safe Register (DSR) breaks down the process and gives you their take on these considerations.Getting QualifiedThe use of drones is regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Anyone using a drone for ‘aerial commercial work’ needs operating permission from the CAA. This must be renewed annually and is known as CAA PFCO or A2. The UK drone industry is expanding fast with approximately 5000 trained and qualified UAV pilots. Estimates of the number of dr [...]