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Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast

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The Pilots of the Caribbean podcast is a weekly show about drones and the people that use them for fun, research or business in the Caribbean. In each episode, we'll cover a wide range of topics, including: How to use drones for business, fun, and research. New business opportunities in the drone industry. Regulatory changes affecting drone pilots. Exciting ways to take your interest in drones to the next level. We'll also feature interviews with drone pilots from around the Caribbean, who will share their stories and insights on how they're using drones to make a difference, make money, or just have fun. Whether you're a drone pilot, a business owner, or just someone who's interested in learning more about drones, Pilots of the Caribbean is the perfect podcast for you. So tune in every week for your dose of drone news, interviews, and insights. Subscribe today and never miss an episode!

Location:

Trinidad and Tobago

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The Pilots of the Caribbean podcast is a weekly show about drones and the people that use them for fun, research or business in the Caribbean. In each episode, we'll cover a wide range of topics, including: How to use drones for business, fun, and research. New business opportunities in the drone industry. Regulatory changes affecting drone pilots. Exciting ways to take your interest in drones to the next level. We'll also feature interviews with drone pilots from around the Caribbean, who will share their stories and insights on how they're using drones to make a difference, make money, or just have fun. Whether you're a drone pilot, a business owner, or just someone who's interested in learning more about drones, Pilots of the Caribbean is the perfect podcast for you. So tune in every week for your dose of drone news, interviews, and insights. Subscribe today and never miss an episode!

Language:

English


Episodes
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From FPV Racing to Filmmaking tales of the Jedeye - A conversation with Vince Tonk aka Jedeye FPV 🇦🇼 Ep.16

6/18/2024
Ep -16 Discover the thrilling world of FPV filming with Vince Irie, co-owner of Dutch Drone Gods! In this conversation, Vince shares his journey, top tips, and the exciting projects that have taken him to new heights in the drone industry. - Vince's transition from drone racing to filming epic projects for brands like Red Bull and F1. - Proven strategies for building an impressive portfolio and online presence. - Insider tips on landing clients and turning them into loyal referrals. - The importance of mastering your craft and expanding your service offerings. - Exciting anecdotes from Vince’s most daring and memorable FPV flights. Follow Vince: @VinceIrie https://www.instagram.com/jedeye_fpv/ https://www.facebook.com/VinceTonk https://www.dutchdronegods.com/ Videos of the week: 1- https://www.instagram.com/p/C7CmLEhIbAy/ 2 - https://www.instagram.com/p/C6wImCxo2zT/ - @andytroy The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:01:02:31

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Gear Up for Takeoff! Exploring the World of Flight Simulators with Virtual Flight Trinidad Ep.15

5/24/2024
Ep15 - Ever dreamed of soaring through the skies? ✈️ Virtual Flight Trinidad is using cutting-edge flight simulators to introduce people to the world of aviation and spark a passion for flight! In this episode of The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast, we dive deep with Virtual Flight Trinidad to explore: Whether you're a future pilot or simply curious about aviation, this episode is your chance to take flight! Contact Virtual Flight Trinidad: Facebook Instagram Free Flight simulator mentioned - GEO-FS The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:41:46

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Caribbean Drone News Ep.14

4/25/2024
Ep14 - This week we bring you the latest drone news from around the region. Enjoy! Story 1 🇬🇾 - Guyana police increase surveillance with drones Story 2 🇬🇾 - Flying drones and chasing data, Indigenous women in Guyana join fight against climate change Story 3 🇯🇲 - Cornwall College Old Boys launch drone pilot training programme for students Story 4 🇱🇨 - Association of Drone Operations in St Lucia address security concerns The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:06:36

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Leveraging GIS and Drones in Montserrat: A Conversation with Lavern Ryan 🇲🇸

4/18/2024
Ep13 - In this conversation, we chat with Lavern Ryan, a passionate geospatial consultant from Montserrat, about her work at LRR Geospatial Consultancy. We explore how Lavern utilizes GIS and drone technology to create innovative solutions. We'll also delve into Lavern's journey in the geospatial field and her experience using drones to collect data and create custom maps. Lavern's company, LRR Geospatial Consultancy, offers a variety of services including: This conversation is a must-watch for anyone interested in GIS, drones, and sustainable development in the Caribbean! Contact Lavern: https://www.tiktok.com/@lrrgeospatial https://www.instagram.com/lrrgeospatial https://www.facebook.com/lrrgeospatialconsultancy website: https://lavernrogersryan.com Email: lavern@lavernrogersryan.com The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:45:12

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Curaçao Drone Adventures & FPV Mastery with Peterson Octavious 🇨🇼

4/11/2024
Ep12 - In this episode, we'll explore the world of drones in the stunning Caribbean island of Curaçao with professional FPV Pilot Peterson Octavius: Whether you're a travel enthusiast, a drone hobbyist, or interested in mastering FPV flight, this episode is for you! Contact Peterson: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/peterson_octavius/ Threads: https://www.threads.net/@peterson_octavius Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/petervius Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/@petersonoctavius Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@octavius_p Learno8: https://www.facebook.com/Learnov8 Sign up for the FPV Masterclass here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQhzGKRsrYyj9_OpVlOj-LgKzYGcwTmRUOl7UxQ00jfmVi7g/viewform The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:56:20

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Caribbean Drone Light Show Archive, Drone News, Delivery Dreams & DJI Buzz Ep.11

3/14/2024
Ep11- Take flight with the latest drone news, rumors, and updates in this episode of Pilots of the Caribbean! This episode of Pilots of the Caribbean dives deep into: Hot off the Blog:Delivery Dreams Take Flight:DJI: What's on the Horizon?News Stories: Caribbean drone light show living archiveHaughton’s RxPak flies high on health with dronesDJI Hacked?!DJI opens first retail store in North AmericaDJI Avata 2 & Goggles 3 LeaksVideo of the Week: Lucianrider - Cabot flightThe Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:19:47

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Can you carry your drone on a cruise ship? Ep.10

3/6/2024
Ep10 - In this week's episode we answer a listener question about whether or not they can carry their drone with them when they take a cruise with their family this year. We cover 3 cruise companies drone policy (Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line & Royal Caribbean Cruise Line.) We also bring you news from Barbados and the use of drones in their early warning system and the Jamaican College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) offering drone technology services. In our video of the week we highlight a new use for drones 3D printing. Enjoy! News of the Week: Barbados expanding early warning capacityCASE offering drone technology servicesVideo of the Week: 3D Printing using dronesThe Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:19:40

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How to get your drone license as a Caribbean drone pilot Ep.09

2/14/2024
Ep09 - One of the most frequently asked questions I get asked is if there is an officially recognised drone license that Caribbean pilots can get. Unfortunately, we do not have one for the region specifically, but some countries do recognise certifications that are offered internationally. Today we discuss the closest one to the Caribbean Region - the FAA part 107 - and the steps you can take as a Caribbean drone pilot to get it and increase your marketability while showing a level of proficiency to your clients. The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam. Links mentioned: IACRA PSI Exam Centers Pilot Institute Part107 Made Easy Course News of the Week: Trinidad and Tobago's first drone light show held at panorama finals 2024 Grenada celebrates 50th Independence with drone light show Video of the week: Tobago experiences a terrible oil spill The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:23:53

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Drones in Guyana | Conversation with Brian Smith of Dragonfly Drone Solutions 🇬🇾

2/6/2024
Ep.08 This week we have a conversation with Brian Smith of Dragonfly Drone Solutions in Guyana and we discuss how the pandemic shaped his journey into the world of drones. The impact that drones are having in Guyana for mapping, agriculture and so much more. Enjoy! Dragonfly Drone Solutions : LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dragonfly-geospatial/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dragonflydronesgy?mibextid=LQQJ4d Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dragonflydronesgy/ Website: https://www.dragonflyguyana.com Guyana Drone Operators Association: https://www.facebook.com/gydrones/ Guyana Civil Aviation Authority: https://www.gcaa-gy.org/drones.html News of the week Food delivery by drone in JamaicaDrone show in Barbados for CIBC Brand LaunchGrenada turns 50 and celebrates with drone light showThe Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:41:55

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Drones in Barbados | Conversation with Charles Pile President of the Barbados UAV Association 🇧🇧

1/30/2024
Ep.07 In this week's episode we have a conversation with the President of the Barbados UAV Association BUAVA. We discuss how drones are being used in Barbados, the Barbados drone ban, how to import a drone into Barbados as a tourist and local and much more. Enjoy! Apply for temporary importation BUAVA FAQ page BUAVA: http://www.buava.bb https://www.facebook.com/barbadosuav/ https://www.instagram.com/barbadosuav/ CPNet Consultancy: https://cpnetconsultancy.biz https://www.facebook.com/cpnetconsultancy partner@cpnetconsultancy.biz News of the Week: Story 1 : Jamaica Fire Brigade increasing use of technology Story 2 : More Jamaicans encouraged to learn robotics The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:01:12:10

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Interview with Hummingbird Drone & Robotic Services Limited at Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference Conference and Tradeshow 2024 - Ep06

1/24/2024
Ep06 - In today's episode we talk to the Managing Director of Hummingbird Drone and Robotic Services - Captain (Ret.) Anthony Vieira at the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference Conference and Tradeshow about how the company is using drones and robotics in the Oil and Gas industry . News: DJI Mic 2 confirmed release DJI Modify launches BYD Auto Docker Video Video of the week: Maverick Flight Studio - Festival of Mud 2023 The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:15:24

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Pizza delivery by parachute | Drone deliveries and more in the latest news Ep.05

1/17/2024
Ep05 - Lots of news to cover this week. DJI product launches, rumours, leaks, updates and a competitor tries to get itself out of trouble. Tune in. News stories: DJI Announces FlyCart 30 Delivery Drone’s Global RolloutDJI Mic 2 Launch incomingDJI Action 4 Price DropDJI Shaping the world product launchAd of Autel Titan delivery drone toting munitions sparks uproar Video of the week: BlyssfulTravels: Caribbean Paradise from Above | Gorgeous Sunset Views of Simpson Bay, Saint Martin! The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:16:23

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Your Flying Friend is Now a Paperweight | Is it time to upgrade your drone? Ep.04

1/10/2024
Ep04 - In the first episode for 2024 I give a little bit of a host intro and a brief background behind my drone history. Also I talk about DJI's end of service support announcement for some of their older drones and some things that you should consider when it comes to keeping your older drone in the air. DroneDj article : 5 products that DJI will stop supporting in 2024 DJI Notice of Suspension of Service and Support for Old Product Series Video of the week - VTOL VIEWS - Downtown Kingston - Jamaica The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:16:43

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We're Recharging our Batteries, Happy Holidays and see you in 2024

12/20/2023
Thank you all for the support thus far! We will see you in the New Year for the exciting times ahead. The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:01:00

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Buzzkill or Buzzworthy? The Latest Drone News Ep.03

12/12/2023
Ep03 - In this week's episode we bring some updates on some of our past news and take a look at a very interesting use case by one of the world's most popular companies. Drone News Article 1 - Jamaica 60th Independence drone light show 2022 | Jamaica 61st Independence drone light show 2023 Article 2 - Digicel continues drone delivery (Jamaica) Article 3 - Drones used in business break-ins (Curacao) Tesla warehouse drones Video of the week - @philphriday Stunning Anguilla Drone Tour - The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:10:37

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How to not be THAT Guy at the Airport | Travelling with your drone Ep.02

12/6/2023
Ep02 - In this week's episode we take a look at some regional and international drone news and discuss a concern that a lot of drone operators have. How to travel with your drone. Drone News of the Week Article 1: Mystery Drone a concern for Cunupia Residents Article 2: Army trains with special drones in Curacao Article 3: Digicel drone deliveries make Christmas a ‘Perfect 10’ Article 4: Insta360 launches Ace Pro Action Camera DJI Rumour 1: DJI RS4 & RS4 Pro incoming? DJI Rumour 2: DJI Power 1000 Video of the Week- Jadon Thomas : Caribbean Paradise: Antigua & Barbuda The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:27:13

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They're not for spying on your neighbours | What drones are being used for Ep.01

11/29/2023
Ep01 - In our very first episode I discuss some of the latest Caribbean drone news as well as the 11 most popular uses for drones worldwide. Drone News of the week Article 1: Fire Service gets eyes in the sky Article 2: Antigua attempts to hold drone light show Article 3: St. Kitts Nevis 40th Independence Celebration Drone Light show Video of the Week : Jono Hirst - Sunset Views, Down the Islands Trinidad and Tobago The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:23:34

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Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast Trailer

11/12/2023
The Pilots of the Caribbean is a weekly podcast about drones and the people that use them for fun, research or business in the Caribbean. In each episode, we'll cover a wide range of topics, including: How drones are being used. New business opportunities in the drone industry. Regulatory changes affecting drone pilots. Exciting ways to take your interest in drones to the next level. We'll also feature interviews with drone pilots from around the Caribbean, who will share their stories and insights on how they're using drones to make a difference, make money, or just have fun. Whether you're a drone pilot, a business owner, or just someone who's interested in learning more about drones, Pilots of the Caribbean is the perfect podcast for you. So tune in every week for your dose of drone news, interviews, and insights. Subscribe today and never miss an episode! The Pilots of the Caribbean Podcast recommends the Pilot Institute - Part 107 Made Easy course for anyone looking to prepare to sit the part 107 exam and become a licensed commercial drone operator. Website: https://pilotsofthecaribbeanpod.com Email: pilotsofthecaribbeanpod@gmail.com All our links: https://linktr.ee/pilotsofthecaribbeanpod * Affiliate disclaimer: some of the above links maybe affiliate links, which may generate a sales commission.*

Duration:00:01:25