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Professional Opportunities in the Drone Industry

An interview with Brian Pitre, CEO of SkyOp

With the commercial UAV industry continuing to grow, companies are looking for talented, qualified individuals to fill critical roles as pilots, data analysts, mission planners, and more. At the same time, individuals with a wide range of backgrounds and skills are looking for ways to launch new careers in this burgeoning field.

To learn about professional opportunities in the drone industry, Commercial UAV News spoke with Brian Pitre, CEO of SkyOp, a company that offers drone-related training for students, businesses, public safety professionals, and others. Pitre, who authored the recent e-book The Ultimate Drone Professional Guide, discussed the challenges facing companies seeking to staff their drone operations, and he provided advice for would-be drone pilots, data analysts, and others.