A Drone Pilot (with 107) is responsible for operating a drone (sometimes referred to as unmanned aerial system UAS). Drone Pilots control all aspects of a drone, causing it to take off, stay on course, and land safely. Additionally, Drone Pilots conduct safety tests, oversee vehicle performance, and continually assess and monitor drone capabilities.
Drone Express is a fast-growing last-mile logistics company that uses airborne autonomous drones for local package delivery. Drone delivery provides low-cost same-day delivery for retailers nationwide using drones that are contact-less, safe and eco-friendly. The Drone Express aircraft, the DE-2020, is currently receiving a Type Certificate for airworthiness from the FAA. Drone Express is also a member of the FAA BEYOND program working to safely integrate drones into the National Airspace System. Drone Express has partnered with several large nationwide retailers including the largest supermarket chain - The Kroger Company. Drone Express is a division of the telecommunication company TELEGRID.