Today’s episode is about weather delays and cancellations. What can a drone pilot do if the weather goes bad? Should you charge your client if a shoot is cancelled?
It is critical that you have a clear contractual agreement with your client. Should you charge a local client in case of a cancellation? Things get complicated if it is an out of state shoot. What do you do in this case? Do big production houses pay drone pilots in case a shoot is cancelled? Tune in to find out. Thanks to Dan for the question. Fly safe!
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- [01:38] Today’s question is about weather delays and cancellation
- [02:32] Discussing the importance of having an iron clad agreement
- [03:28] How do you deal with jobs where you have to travel more than 100 miles? Should you charge a weather delay fee?
- [05:50] Should you get a deposit from your clients?
- [06:34] What do you if the weather goes bad after you have worked for half a day?