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Course Offerings
Drone Technology Program 
The foundation course of instruction for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or Drones will develop the student’s knowledge and skills needed to deploy and operate a drone safely.  Specific emphasis will be placed on UAS Operations, Flight Systems, Ground Systems, Flight School, and Safety topics.

(75 hours)
(75 hours)

Be at least 16 years old
Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English
Be in a physical and mental condition to safely fly a drone
Pass the initial aeronautical knowledge exam: "Unmanned Aircraft General – Small (UAG)"

Requirements for Remote Pilot Certificate:
Must be easily accessible by the remote pilot during all UAS operations
Certificate holders must complete Part 107 Small UAS Recurrent (ALC-677) online training course every 24 calendar months to maintain aeronautical knowledge recency.

Course Information: 

The program offers a comprehensive curriculum that begins with UAS Ground School and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 certification classes, designed to train students to become licensed commercial drone pilots. Our FAA Part 107 certification school provides in-depth classroom instruction, equipping students with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the FAA Part 107 written test. The FAA Part 107 written test is administered by authorized FAA test centers, and the cost for the test is $175. 

Enroll today to embark on the journey toward becoming a licensed commercial drone pilot.

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