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How to Make Money with Drones

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One of the most common questions about drones is “How can I make money with my drone?” As drone technology becomes increasingly more sophisticated, more useful purposes are developed.  We’ve collected a list of common and some not so common uses for drones with current or potential commercial applications.

  • Aerial photography
  • Inspecting powerlines, wind turbines
  • Search and Rescue
  • Crop evaluation and monitoring
  • Safety inspections
  • Documenting worksite progress
  • Storm tracking and meteorology
  • Wildlife management monitoring
  • Pipeline inspections
  • 3-D mapping
  • Journalism and News Reporting
  • Law Enforcement
  • Real Estate Photography
  • Medical Supply Delivery/Disaster Relief
  • Firefighting
  • Package Delivery
  • Hunting
  • Prospecting
  • Mine Inspection
  • Home and Roof inspection

No matter what use you find interesting, the bottom line is that you must be licensed to fly a drone for commercial purposes. To get this license the FAA requires you to pass the FAA Remote Pilot in Command Certification Exam to obtain your license.

Certified Training Institute offers an FAA Remote Pilot in Command Certification Exam Prep Test course. This online course will prepare you to pass the FAA Remote Pilot in Command Certification Exam.