While many people take to flying drones for sport or as a hobby, there are more and more cases where people are flying for hire. Of course wedding photography and videography has become a big use-case for flying drones. But also consider the many industrial and environmental situations where drone flying can help tremendously. These are the areas where professional pilots are really “taking off”. Flying a UAV for hire comes with risk and that is why many companies and organizations are looking to outsource to experienced professionals who can get the image or data reliably.
Check out this article about professional drone pilots in an unlikely place: Bengaluru.