DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced Thermal Drone – YOU Won't Believe How Easy You Can Make Money!

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced Thermal Drone – YOU Won't Believe How Easy You Can Make Money!

This video demonstrates how the most novice drone pilot can earn a living with the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced drone. A commercial drone at a relatively affordable price.

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0:00 Intro
1:30 Best Way to Get Started Earning Money (Dronebase/DroneUp)
2:20 Simple Commercial Rooftop Inspection
7:15 Thermal Rooftop Inspection Discussion
9:24 How To Get Commercial Drone Jobs
10:14 Wildlife Conservation and Management
13:25 Fire and Rescue (Interview)
17:05 Closing

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  1. Brad Lewis on December 21, 2021 at 11:43 am

    what about Prisons , in an escape situation they would need a thermal drone ?

  2. Ed’s Journey on December 21, 2021 at 11:44 am

    So I’ll need my part 107 license correct?

  3. Steven on December 21, 2021 at 11:45 am

    I’m sorry a hundred dollars for a job like that it’s not enough when you factor in your travel time you have to process those photos uploaded and not to mention your time on site plus your overhead like insurance equipment maintenance of equipment good internet processing equipment all that factors in

  4. Cory Mc on December 21, 2021 at 11:45 am

    My dad has a Mavic Air 2, and he got his drone license too. I’ve been trying to find ways to make money with it, have you any information on what I can do, or where to start with that?

  5. Bill's Builds on December 21, 2021 at 11:45 am

    Would love to see how the DJI app automates a mission like this. Awesome content – thanks for the info!

  6. Whit Coburn on December 21, 2021 at 11:45 am

    More videos like this please. Thanks!

  7. Mark Bauer on December 21, 2021 at 11:47 am

    Trying to work with government in this space, as you mentioned, is rather useless. In a Federal forest, I tried to work with them on the large fires they were having. Have a fully autonymous VTOL fixed-wing with 2+ hour autonomous flight, 20x optical zoom, and thermal as two separate cameras on two separate gimbals. Point out all the hotspots, provide real-time data to the fire crews, etc. Nope, stonewalled with ‘policy’. I then asked if they would like to have a search and rescue resource that covers many more square miles than they can, works in bad weather, and at night. I could let them know the number of elk in a 10 square mile area, etc. Nope, again, policy. Well, then someone went missing in the fall of 2019. A bit over a week in the forest. On day 4 (still missing) I got a call asking if I still did all that "search and rescue stuff" with the drone. I let them know if you want me to help I require a flight permit as this is inside the boundaries of a National Forest. Their response, "that’s the FAA, not us. We were hoping you could come on over. . .blah blah." a colleague in the drone business had such stupidity happen when he got permission from the National Forest Service, to then later get a stiff fine from the FAA, whereby the National Forest employee all of a sudden clammed up, therefore, landing full responsibility on the drone pilot. So, I let them know their own policy potentially may kill this person; hung up.
    Don’t bother working with the Federal level of anything drones. They are too big, too stupid, and you will be in the middle of nothing good. Once a competing drone business complains of favoritism, as you were the one blazing the trails to navigate policy, but externally you are simply the "guy who knows someone on the inside" then the government agency will then have to RFP the stupid work. Yuck, no thank you.
    Stick to private business work, have a liability waiver signed beforehand, payment for reserving the date, x percent upfront. Remainder due upon images received. With new clients I let them see low-resolution partial proofs to be given the full resolution version upon payment; via secure download.
    Thanks for being honest with the stonewalling you get. My strong advice is to not bother with the government unless you know someone personally who is able to follow through on the words and promises, and you get lucky enough to not have other up-and-coming weekend fliers; posers, we used to say.

    Be aware of the "Karens" The following WILL HAPPEN: You are flying a perfectly legal area, in a higher demographic area, doing work, and someone given enough time, will approach you in a negative way. Among other things, this is very distracting with a multi-thousand dollar craft in the sky on limited time. If I am in such locations I always seek a private area where prying eyes cannot see, and where feet cannot take them. Worst case, if the LOS is good, distance is short, I just stay in the pickup, put the seat back, and go flying. Find a location where you can secure your privacy and maintain focus. If you have to deal with anything taking longer than a short known amount of time, land the drone. It will be a good habit to get into for all the strange distracting weird things that happen.

  8. Kanah Kull on December 21, 2021 at 11:47 am

    If it wasn’t a $6,500 upfront investment I’d eat this up

  9. General Bradshaw on December 21, 2021 at 11:50 am

    I just go one for the first time, always wanted one. Got to flying it getting good at it. Lost it in the woods somewhere. 😢😢

  10. Damian Sinclair on December 21, 2021 at 11:54 am

    Any news about this option for the new Mavic 3? I’m think about buying the magic 3 cine but, I’m might go for the mavic 3 thermal instead.

  11. MrSescuba on December 21, 2021 at 11:54 am

    Where is the best place to shop for a mavic 2 enterprise advanced

  12. Roberto Tamesis on December 21, 2021 at 11:57 am

    Ladar or Lidar drones have existed few years ago . Just recently I watched National Geographic do land mapping areas central America and South America , it doesn’t have to be Dji always. Ordinary drones 4-years back began experimenting the apps of ultrasonic ,and infrared cameras most of those companies were not DJI . Most of those drones are expensive one. If I can find a programmer I manipulate a ordinary UPair drone that has several ultrasonic sensors within the 3-axis camera head.

  13. Christine LaBeach on December 21, 2021 at 11:57 am

    But you have to have a part 107 license.

  14. Herman Hale on December 21, 2021 at 11:58 am

    if someone doesnt have the capital for this kind of drone just yet, what drone would be best for similar commercial work to start off with and eventually upgrade to this one?

  15. Sadedin Osman on December 21, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Thank you for doing the video!

  16. Michael DeAmicis on December 21, 2021 at 11:58 am

    Leave it to the government to stand in the way of all utility.

  17. Richard Duke on December 21, 2021 at 11:59 am

    As a retired , but motivated , person , this sounds very interesting 🤔 😏. Just needs a little imagination as to how to get started ! Interested !

  18. Not A YouTuber on December 21, 2021 at 11:59 am

    $6500.00 for the drone. $100-$200 jobs.
    Time spent traveling to jobs.
    Risk of losing the drone in an accident.
    At the end of the day you may earn $20 per hour.

  19. Kyle Fpv on December 21, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    Never even heard of a dji mavic 2 enterprise until watching your channel, the ideas are great and you have a new subscriber.

  20. Ulises Jorge Bidó on December 21, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    Do this while you have a chance! If Amazon’s plans to do delivery via autonomous drones pan out then it would not be long before DroneBase decides that they can also use autonomous drones as well (if they’re not planning for that right now). Then it would be a matter of setting up lightly-staffed drone bases across strategic areas from which they could dispatch cheap drones to do thermal imaging or other jobs, no drone operator needed.

  21. Warren B on December 21, 2021 at 12:02 pm

    Great review. I saw a bad review on this drone due to the thermal images. It said the images were good, but this stores in DJI’s proprietary format rather than an industry standard. Because of this they are useless. Is this right? What are your thoughts. Thanks!

  22. Claud Balls on December 21, 2021 at 12:05 pm

    Uncle Rico and kip, could have made millions with this dealeo!

  23. Scott Kint on December 21, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    I just ordered the new Mavic 3 cine and I am very interested in this information! This is very helpful information as I start my own business. I already have a part 107 and I’ve been posting on YouTube for quite some time. Getting quite a bit of practice with my drone. Really liking the information you put together, i’m looking forward to any and all information on this. Thank you!

  24. TheCrazywussian on December 21, 2021 at 12:07 pm

    I wanted to thank you for this little nudge of encouragement to look into this side hustle. I’ve been meaning to find one and just couldn’t find something fitting, but this totally fits my needs. Thanks again and cheers!

  25. Hayden on December 21, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    I hope Rex gets his department one of these. It would be a great tool, and a very minor cost. Thanks for the great video!

  26. MarcoGoPro on December 21, 2021 at 12:12 pm

    Excellent video Russ. You always come through with great content. Bravo!!

  27. Rogue Yakuza on December 21, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    I thought about thermal imagery for farming. Looking to see thermal hotspots and potential waterflow on fields :O

  28. Matt P on December 21, 2021 at 12:13 pm

    I live in a very small town in southern Texas. My local police department has come to me two times in the last two months to fly my drone looking for illegal migrants that fled a vehicle. Both times I’ve done it to help them out but I should really consider starting something like this up

  29. jim morrison on December 21, 2021 at 12:14 pm

    Made in China

  30. Orlando Marin on December 21, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    Dam good video TY

  31. Clay L on December 21, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    I’d like to see the example you mentioned in the video. Thanks!

  32. LA7ERA1U5 on December 21, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    Can I use it to search for my neighbor’s weed patches? It’s pretty rough country here and there is just too much acreage to search on foot, but I owe that bastard for setting my cat on fire and shitting on my porch

  33. Chris Cloo on December 21, 2021 at 12:21 pm

    Could a dji mini (gen 1) be used to start at first and then (when I have enough) later upgrade to a better system? Or is that to old of tech? My drone has been sitting around for a few months (got it on sale early 2021) and want to find a use for it as well as it would be nice to get some more money.

    Edit…damn the hoops needed to even get a license is annoying. Any guides or training you recommend or should I look it up and guess as to which are up to date or are correct…and I thought getting my other certs for another job was bad.

  34. Lew Scagnetti on December 21, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    Drones will never eliminate Plane and Helicopter fatality in wildlife study Sir ! In order to study wildlife in their natural habitat >> You need to get there via plane and/or helicopter !! There is no way around it !! You could use a drone once your at the remote location, weather permitting but drones, from what I can see >> Will not have an impact in reducing these plane / helicopter studies in biology study ! You have to use these types of aircraft vehicles for Tranquilizing and transporting the heavy equipment and or animals in this field of study !! Theirs more to Biological Study then camera work !! Lol

  35. Scott E on December 21, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    Thanks for the review Russ. I’m contemplating the pros and cons of getting the M2EA vs the Evo II Enterprise. I do a few DroneBase jobs every month and they DO NOT accept the data from Autel, but I have not gotten a reasonable explanation why (they said GPS data was incompatible with their software, possibly the coverage checker). Anyway, could you explain the benefits of paying more for a FLIR sensor vs the DJI or Autel sensor? I have read that the FLIR sensor is mostly ‘made in America’ and that matters for Government jobs, but are the DJI and Autel thermography tools as good and accepted as the FLIR software for reading the data?

  36. Delta9SFBay on December 21, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    Does DroneBase still take a HUGE cut?

  37. El Tigre De Tejas on December 21, 2021 at 12:24 pm

    New Sub!!! 💪🏿

  38. Kramer _B on December 21, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    First video I’ve watched from you Russ and I’m really grateful. Thank you for providing inspiration and quality content. All the best and blessings. 🙏🏽

  39. Stephen Hajovsky on December 21, 2021 at 12:27 pm

    Great information!, I’m about to retire in a few months and I heard someone talking about using drones for a business. It makes a lot of sense to learn more about the potential of owning my own drone company. Working for myself, when I want to, having some fun and even making some money! Doing a lot of research right now. Thanks for taking the time to make these videos:)

  40. Dave Maurer on December 21, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Why are you disappointed in county state and federal agencies…..peak of laziness and they don’t care or plan for future success…they are reactive not proactive……. keep chipping away…got a new follower here!

  41. Kermit on December 21, 2021 at 12:28 pm

    Doesn’t seem to come up in your Amazon link. But It’s actually $7200 USD on DJI’s site.

  42. Frater R R on December 21, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    Can you earn money with the DJI Air 2A???

  43. jamesb101100 on December 21, 2021 at 12:30 pm

    Can I do this in Europe?

  44. Viking Shark on December 21, 2021 at 12:31 pm

    I work with law enforcement (crime analysis). We have licensed operators in our department and we use our drones for law enforcement, fire, and emergency management operations (we live in a hurricane zone so we get a lot of flooding). We’re a fairly large agency with enough operators to fill any drone needs but bringing up public safety applications to smaller rural agencies that may occasionally benefit from drone use but don’t maintain their own resources is a good idea.

    Some specific examples of what we’ve used our drones for:
    – Assessing damage of environmental violations of a local refinery (where each dead fish we could count was a stiff fine for the company)
    – Assessing damage to our city water pumps after a hurricane
    -Various searches related to law enforcement operations (this one’s probably trickier for an amateur to get approved for since agencies will generally keep ongoing investigations pretty close to the vest)

    Public safety & administration can benefit a lot from drone use, the trick is getting agencies to buy in (like you discussed in the wildlife mgmt portion). Sometimes you gotta really sell it and hands-on demonstrate some real-life benefits.

  45. phil1stumbo on December 21, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    This video is the key to success thank you. I have been struggling on what area to tap into with my drone and I believe I have the tools to do so!

  46. Chris Paulk on December 21, 2021 at 12:35 pm

    Thank you for this informative video

  47. Tv 5150 on December 21, 2021 at 12:36 pm

    12:41 Yeah except the part about wildlife biologists crashing in airplanes is just getting to and from sites – not doing the actual surveys. Those are the same crashing bush planes that are gonna bring Mr. Happy DJI Enterprise Shill to the same site.

  48. rdemarco1956 on December 21, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    Do I have to pay taxes on earned income from this business?

  49. bashpr0mpt on December 21, 2021 at 12:38 pm

    Your experience with people refusing to pick up drones is similar to mine with people refusing to pick up computers. It just isn’t what we need. It’ll never be something people use. It’s a novelty. I was even told not to waste my time learning to type because I’ll never type ‘in the real world’. People are slow to adapt to new technology, and when they do they immediately think they know everything about it, too. 😛 I’m too old to start beating the pavement to try and evangelize for a tech people don’t know they need. Also fire and rescue and law enforcement all have $150K drones and people with $2M in ‘training’ to do what a kid does with a DJI mini 2 out the box. 😛 They’ll pay that but they won’t hire you for $50 an hour. Funny huh?

  50. Powwow Trip on December 21, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    I like money.

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