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Publisher's Summary

Everyone today seems to have a drone: Amazon, touting a new high-tech delivery method; YouTubers, with countless aerial videos; your neighbor, who keeps crashing into your tree. But drones are more than a gadget craze. They're a booming business with the potential to change industries ranging from video to agriculture to contracting - and the ability to change your life.
Drone U was created by drone pilots for drone pilots, to help aspiring professionals turn a pastime into a profitable, sustainable, and successful commercial operation. Livin' the Drone Life draws on this invaluable experience to teach hopeful drone pros all sides of the business, including:

How to perform amazing technological feats safely
The basics of running your own company
Insight on surviving and thriving in a rapidly evolving field
The secrets of navigating the tricky regulatory market

Whether you bought your drone on a whim or as part of the tech craze, now is the time to turn your passion into profit, and a hobby into an investment for your future. With the help of this book, Drone U will show you how to fly safe, fly right, and make your business soar.
©2016, 2017 Drone U (P)2017 Drone U
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2 out of 5 stars
By Dark Urban on 06-24-17

Just a commercial for their company

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I've listed to their podcast and youtube videos and they are fun and informative. I was hoping the book would be more so. I think I took away two or three really useful facts and then spent over half of the book listening to Paul tell us how great Drone U is. Drone U is the company the three writers/contributors of the book run and this book is little more than a running commercial for their subscription plan. Yes there is a "free" plan but all the real content you need to pay the $50/month plan. For a pro UAV pilot I'm sure this is a no brainer and if I do end up getting my UAV lic I'm sure I will happily pay the monthly fee for access to their community. HOWEVER I don't feel I needed to buy their book just to listen to a commercial for their company. To be fair, they are hardly the only entrepreneurs to have committed this sin. Still, if you are an amature or just curious I'd recommend just watching their videos on youtube. If you are a pro, then get the subscription. Either way, I'd recommend passing on the book. Lastly, for a group of guys who do media for a living the audio in this book is BAD. No consistency, bad jump cuts, tin can sound. Their drone videos are amazing not sure what happened here.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 02-01-18

Thanks Paul.

This book coupled with my DroneU membership has me on my way to "Livin' The Drone Life",

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