Where do they study?
In the ATO schools, which are schools that are accredited by the State Agency for Air Safety (AESA), which is the body that regulates airspace and drone flight.
What do they do?
Maintenance tasks:check turrets and power lines, telephone stations and wind turbines.
Home delivery: In the future, instead of opening the door tothe dealer we will be waiting for a drone to bring us the order home.
Real estate: Take panoramic views of birds. Especially for urbanizations or land with potential for construction.
Wedding photography: Many couples want to give a newapproach to their album. That’s why they hire cameradroneto take pictures from the heights.
Police operations: Search of missing people, forests fires, rescue of survivors ,control of borders and many others.
Why do they do it?
Generating business opportunities, for infrastructure,agriculture and transportation, drons can generate interesting business opportunities.
It is one of the jobs with more future opprtunities.
What are the requirements?
-Demonstrate some theoretical and practical knowledge.
-Being over 18 years
-A valid medical certificate.
-Be registered in AESA (Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea)
-Have specific civil liability insurance for aircraft.
What skills do they need?
To know about radiocontrol or robotics, both the aircraft and all the systems it includes, as well as handle it safely when it is in the air.
When do they work?
They work when they are hired by a company that needs the services of a drone pilot or selfemployed, being
a freelancerand offering to perform work or activities related to a drone.
Posted by Elena Salomé González, student of Second Year of Vocational Training.