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drone pilot





Drone pilots remotely operate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). They navigate the drone as well as activate other equipment as cameras, sensors as LIDARS to calculate distances, or any other instrumentation.

Alternative Labels

civil drone operator

drone operator

remote piloted aircraft (RPA) pilot

unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) pilot

unmanned aircraft pilot

unmanned aircraft systems operator

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences