Center for Entrepreneurship

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Course Details & Registration Information

FAA Part 107: Commercial Drone (UAS) Pilot Exam Training
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 78 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in using a drone for business purposes, have questions about commercial uses, or are seeking more knowledge for recreational use.
Careful – flying a drone can get you into legal trouble if you don't know the rules. But once you know them, there’s money to be made! The FAA now requires all commercial drone pilots to pass a certification test to pilot a UAS (unmanned aerial system). This course prepares you for the test with classroom instruction and actual drone flight experience using commercial-level units.
Course Objectives
  1. Students will understand drone safety and preflight basics, as well as aircraft systems, flight Operations, National Airspace Systems, weather and how laws apply to commercial and recreational UAS uses.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1.FAA & NCDOT Requirements and Laws
    2. Safety/Preflight basics
    3. Aircraft Systems
    4. Recognizing airspace & their regulations
    5. Weather
    6. Flight operations
    7. Flight Simulation/UAS Flight Training
    8. Drone Uses
    9. Exam preparation and practice test
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
The course will require a blocked off area of land/parking lot for flight training.
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in using a drone for business purposes, have questions about commercial uses, or are seeking more knowledge for recreational use.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Benjamin Wagoner


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