Competing and Dealing with Drone Operators without a Part 107 License
Today, we talk about realtors hiring drone operators without a Part 107 license. What is an effective way of dealing with these realtors? How can you market your services and compete against illegal drone operators?
Real estate is a tough segment for drone pilots. And understandably, our caller today is frustrated as he tries to break into this segment. How can you compete against drone operators flying without a Part 107 license and offering dirt cheap services? How do you deal with realtors with zero respect for the law?
We discuss various sales and marketing tips for standing out in this tough market. Is it wise to undermine your competition while marketing your services? And, in the worst scenario, should you consider complaining to the FAA or the National Association of Realtors? Tune in to find out. Fly safe!
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- [01:40] Today’s question is about dealing with realtors hiring drone operators without a Part 107 license
- [03:37] Discussing the current frustrating trend of realtors hiring illegal UAS operators
- [09:39] What are some ways of dealing with unethical realtors?
- [11:07] How can Drone U help you deal with unethical realtors?
- [12:41] Should you call the local FAA office if you come across a realtor hiring drone pilots without a Part 107 license?
- [14:10] How can the National Association of Realtors (NAR) help you deal with unethical realtors?
- [15:33] Can a realtor afford fees of a licensed drone pilot?
- [16:16] Does well-shot drone footage hold great value for realtors?
- [18:47] Is it wise to badmouth your competition while marketing your drone services?