Drone Pilot

Drone Pilot

Drone Pilots fly unmanned aerial vehicles (Drones or UAV’s) for purposes that range from military applications, commercial, scientific, recreational, agricultural uses. 

Drone Pilot

Gold Coast study options include:

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,923

Where you could work:

Australian Defence Force - Australian Army, Air Force

Businesses - Glass Media Group, Flagship, Gilmour Space Launch Services

Video & Photography Companies - Real Estate and Wedding photography           

Drone Pilots do the following tasks:

  • fly UAV’s for military purposes to:
    1. Target and decoy – providing ground and aerial gunnery a target that simulates an enemy aircraft or missile
    2. Reconnaissance – providing battlefield intelligence
    3. Combat – providing attack capability for high-risk missions

  • fly UAV’s to deliver cargo
  • fly UAV’s to undertake commercial photography and video
  • fly UAV’s to conduct search and rescue missions