Be a Pilot

Join Our Nationwide Drone Pilot Network

Looking to put your passion for drones to work so you can earn an income while gaining marketable skills in a rapidly growing industry? Whether you are a beginner drone pilot or have years of experience, we are always looking for new pilots to join our nationwide network. To get started, you will need your Part 107.

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Pilot FAQ

What is required to be a pilot in the FlyGuys Network?
To create an account, we require that you have your own drone and that you have your Part 107.

How do we work?
Once you have an account, you will be eligible to receive jobs. A majority of the work we do is with our contract pilots in our network. When we have a job in your area, a FlyGuys member will reach out to see if you are interested and available.

How do I get more drone work?
Making sure that your portal is up to date with your equipment and certifications will give you a better chance of receiving a call.

What is your average pay per job for pilots?
On average, our pilots are paid around $100 per hour.

What are your most active industries?
Our most active industries are surveying, engineering, construction, real estate and solar energy.

Which drones are most popular amongst your pilots?
The Mavic 2 Pro and Phantom 4 Pro are the workhorses of our network. Nevertheless, we’re constantly adapting and working with the latest equipment as the industry changes, so keep your equipment up to date in your account.

Are you in need of pilots in specific areas?
We are always looking to expand our nationwide reach. While we may already have pilots in your area, we are always looking to add more qualified pilots to the network.

Do you hire full-time pilots?
We have in-house pilots, but we don’t hire full-time pilots very often. Be on the lookout for potential opportunities in our pilot newsletter.

If your question was not answered here, please complete this contact form and our Pilot Success Team will reach out to you.

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Why Join Our International Drone Pilot Network?

FlyGuys is a nationwide leader in drone services, including LiDAR, inspections, photogrammetry, thermal imaging and more. Our clients come from all industries, including energy, forestry, construction and agriculture. To serve our clients best, we always look for pilots with different types and levels of experience. Even beginner pilots can join FlyGuys and build their skill set to work on more advanced missions and projects.

Gain Your Pilot License

Part 107 certification is required for all our pilots. Check for testing dates at your local FAA office. Once you are certified, you can join our pilot network.

Matching Missions to Your Skills

Once you join our pilot network, we will match your skills and equipment with missions in your area.

Build Your Successful Business

Flying for FlyGuys helps you build your own successful drone pilot business.

  • Membership in our pilot network is free. You can choose to accept missions and earn income.
  • Take advantage of free or discounted services to build and manage your pilot business.
  • Improve your skills and experience to expand your marketability.
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