Cher Brown

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  1. Hello Brutus! I wish I was closer to you in New England because I would absolutely welcome you to shadow all of my flight operations for the timeframes you outlined. If you are interested in taking a "road trip" to the Morehead City/Beaufort, NC area, I'm happy to partner with you on this project. FYI - I'm also a personal flight instructor for UAV Coach and a brand ambassador for Women Who Drone. I approach my role as a drone pilot seriously and would love to help anyone aspiring to become a certified drone pilot!
  2. Hi Marcos...I own a small video production company with my husband. We incorporate drone cinematography into our film projects and would like to respond to a couple of your original questions regarding pricing, for whatever it's worth. When we quote a price on a project, it includes pre and post production work, our time/travel expenses and we always let our client know that we carry liability insurance, which is built into our rate. We spend a lot of time educating our clients about why it's in their best interest to hire a certified Part 107 drone pilot and why having liability insurance matters. With this said, I have to agree with Av8Chuck that real estate photography/videography is a tough nut to crack due to price undercutting by other drone operators. Realtors don't like to pay a "fair price" and don't necessarily see the value in drone imagery. Therefore, in order to survive as a commercial pilot, you end up taking more jobs for less money or look for other revenue streams in other areas.