Pilots

Information pertaining to our pilots or being a pilot for DroneUp.

Do pilots get paid competitively?
Yes. We believe in the value of what drone pilots provide to our client project requirements. DroneUp pilots get paid within 10 days of their completed work...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:32 PM
How do you determine what to pay each pilot?
It depends on the job and client requirement. Generally, we calculate by quarter, half-day or a full-day rate and the type of experience needed for the missi...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:33 PM
Is there a lot of work?
Work is available, yes. As more industries discover aerial data valuable to their trade we gain more client interests. DroneUp gains new client leads daily....
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:33 PM
Do you have a piloting app?
 DroneUp currently does not have a piloting feature in our app, but it is the pipeline of feature releases in the near future! Stay tuned.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:34 PM
What types of drones are required for paid missions?
DroneUp predominantly supports and recommends DJI due to their global market share presence. However, our pilots have executed missions with other drone man...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:34 PM
What is the badge program about?
DroneUp understands that passing a test, such as the Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification, proves that you have the basic knowledge for airspace safety, but ...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:34 PM
Why do I need badges? I’m an experienced Part 107 pilot.
Badges serve as a means of validating that you have demonstrated competency in a specific technique or skill. The Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification provid...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:35 PM
Is insurance provided to the pilot during a paid job and what does it cover?
DroneUp is pleased to collaborate with Skywatch to provide on-demand, automated flight insurance coverage to Part 107 pilots through the “Mission Request” ...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:35 PM
What are the requirements to be a pilot and get paid for work?
All drone pilots must be legally able to work within their state requirements and have a form of government-issued ID. Pilots must have the authorization/ce...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:36 PM
What should I wear for the jobs?
DroneUp asks that you wear long jeans or pants, close-toed shoes, and a collared shirt. Additionally, a fluorescent vest scripted with “Drone Pilot” is reco...
Fri, 18 Jan, 2019 at 3:36 PM