DroneAscent Pilot Application Information
Earn income with your drone! Join our nationwide network of pilots and be notified when we have aerial service jobs in your area!
We are looking for professional, qualified Remote Pilots nationwide to capture aerial imagery or survey for our company. Earn extra income as an independent contracted Remote Pilot.
How does our BYOD pilot contractor program work?
*Your drone must be pre-approved by the company to ensure quality services.
** Remote Pilots will be compensated as stipulated in their independent contractor contract and the mission parameters.
Hardware or software image stabilization
2K video resolution minimum @ 30fps
RAW photo capability
Neutral Density and/or circular polarizing filters recommended
IR/ thermal imaging or other sensors dependent on project requirements
Gimbal camera mount
Minimum 40 min total flight time (multiple batteries recommended)
Safety features (return to home, collision avoidance recommended)
FAA Part 107 Certification
Proof of legal liability, physical damage and personal injury insurance
20+ Logged flight hours via DroneLogbook or equivalent
Portfolio of work available on request
Access to a high-speed broadband connection for uploading photos and videos (hardwired ethernet recommended)
If performing post production:
- Computer Hardware capable of ingesting and processing 2K video ( core i7, 16Gb , RAM, discreet GPU, 100 Mb/s storage throughput recommended)
- Professional Photo processing software (Aperture, Lightroom, Luminar, etc.)
- Professional Video editing software (FCPX, Resolve, Avid, Premier Pro, etc.)
- MP4/M4V H.264 Compression Software