You want to fly Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) – fixed-wing aircraft (airplanes) or weight-shift control aircraft (trikes), and Drones (UAS, UAV, VAS, VS).
This is where to start as a Sport Pilot Applicant and learn to fly in Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). A little research up-front will make getting started in your flying career much easier.
Pilot License to Fly Drones, UAS, UAV, VAS, VS
Yes, to fly a UAV, UAS, drone (rotorcraft and fixed wing) commercially you need an FAA pilots license. The fastest, cheapest way to meet this requirement is obtain a FAA Sport Pilot certificate.