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September 6, 2018

Help wanted: commercial drone mechanics

  • Some repair shops are having trouble keeping up.
  • By DAVE KOLPACK
    Associated Press

    FARGO, N.D. — With the number of commercial drones expected to soar into the millions in the next few years, operators whose unmanned aircraft malfunction or crash will be looking for places to get them fixed.

    Some repair shops authorized by manufacturers to fix smaller drones already are having trouble keeping up with demand. For several weeks, a California company had a note posted on its website referring specifically to the Phantom drone: “Temporarily not accepting any new repairs at this time due to high volume. Please check back soon.” The message was since removed.


     
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