ACP087 Drones and Your Aviation Career

by CarlValeri on July 22, 2015

RyanSimIs a career flying, fixing, or supporting drones in your career future? Today I am joined by Ryan Wallace from Polk State College to discuss the career opportunities in the world of Commercial Drones. Ryan is a professor of Aeronautical Science and is actively involved in the local Unmanned Aircraft System Community.

Ryan and I Discuss:

  • The demand for drone pilots in the military and commercial world.
  • Why drones are causing an increased demand for pilots.
  • How to get started in the exciting career of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
  • Why more drones are in our future.
  • Organizations you can join to look towards a career in UAS.

 

Links Mentioned In The Podcast:

The Golden Age of Unmanned Flight

Air Force Will Offer Bonuses To Lure Drone Pilots

AUVSI - Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International

Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Drone Delivers Medicine to Rural Virginia Clinic

FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The UAV Digest

Special Investigation Report on the Safety of Agricultural Aircraft Operations

Polk State College Aerospace

Scholarship of The Week:

Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship

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