Skills

Drone Operation

The skill comprises management and operation, detection and troubleshooting of unmanned aerial vehicles, remote piloting and performing operational tasks

The work related to the operation of UAVs involves various specializations, such as a technician, an operator, an external pilot, a programmer

Skill Partners

Application

Now

- cartography
- traffic monitoring and safety in cities
- agriculture and construction
- cargo delivery
- video filming and organization of shows
- education

After 2020

- small loads delivery to hard-to-reach places
- fire fighting in inaccessible areas

Vision of the Future 2035

- passenger traffic to hard-to-reach places
- cargo transportation

  1. Assembly, diagnostics and repair of UAVs
  2. Visual and FPV piloting
  3. Air freight
  4. Autonomous flight design
  5. Programming of control and data acquisition systems
  1. Communication skills
  2. Organization work
  3. Time management
  1. Concentration & attention management
  2. Flexibility & adaptivity
  3. Resilience & personal (physical / psychological) health management
  4. Self-development + ability to unlearn / relearn throughout life

Where to work

Level of wages

Percentage ratio of specialist salary and modal (most common) salary in Russia, according to HeadHunter

Salary range
The most common salary in Russia
from 70 % to 166 %
Salary range

Top-3 job
job placement industries

Share of vacancies published by companies from these industries, according to HeadHunter

according to
23%
Information technology, system integration, Internet
21%
Educational institutions
19%
Electronics, instrumentation, household appliances, computers and office

Where to study

University programs
Secondary vocational education
Corporate universities
Online courses
Network educational programs

Competition progress

First day

FS14
23 August 10:00 - 17:00
Drone Operation
10:00
Сompetition for the delivery of goods to the accuracy and speed on the quadcopter
14:00
High-speed flights on the track in fpv mode with broadcast
14:00
17:00
Programming of autonomous flight of a copter with light indication

Second day

FS14
24 August 10:00 - 17:00
Drone Operation
10:00
High-speed flights on the track in fpv mode with broadcast
12:00
Programming of autonomous flight of a copter with light indication
16:00
17:00
Troubleshooting the quadcopter

Third day

FS14
25 August 10:00 - 17:00
Drone Operation
10:00
Сompetition for the delivery of goods to the accuracy and speed on the quadcopter
10:00
Debugging of the drone. The testing
14:00
17:00
Aerial survey of industrial quadrocopter - research of the area and search for objects

Competitors

China
Liang Zhenwei
Guangzhou Electromechanical Senior Techinical School (China)
RSA
Jacques Christian Welgemoed
B Eng Mechatronics, Nelson Mandela University (ЮАР)
Portugal
Manuel Puga Barros
The Institute of Employment and Professional Training (Португалия)
Singapore
Jasper Jun Kiat Chua
Republic Polytechnic (Singapore)
Russia
Yaroslav Lakeev
RUDN University

Experts

China
Zhong Weixiong
Guangzhou Electromechanical Senior Techinical School (China)
RSA
Paul Damian Mooney
Nelson Mandela University (ЮАР)
Portugal
Bruno Miguel Lourenco Inacio
The Institute of Employment and Professional Training (Португалия)
Singapore
Yong Kiat Tay
Republic Polytechnic (Singapore)
Russia
Oleg Ponfilenok
WorldSkills Russia
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