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Course Details

Course Name
Drone Training
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5 days
Crosby, TX

This will be a comprehensive look at the use and versatility of Drones on today’s construction
projects. After completing this course you will be able to prepare for your Commercial Drone Pilot’s
License Test.

Drone Level 1  

This course is designed to provide the knowledge needed to obtain an FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.  Each student will gain an understanding of FAA Part 107 regulations and testing procedures. Topics covered will include: FAA Regulations, understanding aeronautical weather reports, airport operations, air space classifications, and interpreting sectional charts. Numerous example questions will be discussed, along with basic flight procedures, and processing options for gathered flight data.


Upon completion of this course, student will be able to:

  1. Pass the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Exam.
  2. Identify different types of drone missions used for construction.
  3. Understand the options for Processing Data as used for the construction trade.

If time and weather allow, activities will include basic flight(s) at the training center.

COURSE OUTLINE:                

Principal topics covered:

  • Regulations and Airspace Designations
  • Airport Operations
  • Weather
  • sUAS Loading and Performance
  • Emergency procedures and factors that affect flight characteristics
  • Aeronautical decision-making and maintenance procedures
  • Night Flying and Flights over People
  • Preflight planning and basic piloting skills

 Prerequisites:  None

 A laptop computer is very helpful in this class for the sharing of electronic files and access to reference websites useful for flight operations.

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