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Finally, Sealock hovered his mouse over the submit button. "I didn't know if I wanted to click," he says. When he did, the computer spat out his score: a pass. Pending a background check, Sealock is now one of the first certified commercial drone pilots in the United States.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, over 3,300 people like Sealock signed up to be the first to take the agency's new commercial drone pilot test, when its long-awaited unmanned vehicle systems regulations went into effect.
If you're looking to join the ranks of government-approved drone pilots, these Chuck Yeagers of the robot era, here's what you need to know.
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