Commercial Drone Pilot Training

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Danger! Flying a drone could cause legal problems if you don't know the rules. If you do know the rules, however, there is money to be made! The FAA now requires all commercial drone pilots to pass the Part 107 knowledge test to become certified to pilot a UAS (unmanned aerial system). 

Industry-recognized training: Prepare for FAA Part 107 knowledge test 

Complete in: 1 month or less

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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
FAA Part 107: Commercial Drone (UAS) Pilot Exam Training
Name
SEF-3001GD2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 27 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
206411 Northern Wake Campus 03/04/2019 03/09/2019 SYNERGISTIC SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL LLC $500.00 7/12
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.
Description
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
24
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
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
919-532-5636