Students who complete new drone program can earn $150-hour
July 7, 2017
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Middle Georgia school is helping train skilled workers for a high-demand and high-flying industry.
Students at Putnam County High School can become commercially licensed drone pilots through a new career pathway there.
The drone, or unmanned aircraft, industry is expected to have an economic impact of about $82 billion across the United States by 2025, according to a report from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International. In addition, the Federal Aviation Administration predicts that the number of commercially licensed drone pilots will increase from 20...