For drones to reach the full commercial potential imagined by their advocates, they are going to have to move beyond pilots. Piloting, the skillful act of manipulating a vehicle through the sky, is work. For a photography crew or a contractor sent to inspect a pipeline, it is too much work, a specific skill set that requires some training, and still leaves room for error.  If there is to be a drone economy, it will require some sort of infrastructure that lets companies manage drone ...


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