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This two-day training course is your first step to become a licensed Federal Aviation Administration remote pilot that allows you to legally operate a drone for commercial purposes. Students receive 16-hours of classroom and flight line training from our expert instructors using training aircraft provided by Aerie Collective. You will learn how to be a safe, legal, compliant, knowledgeable, and skilled remote pilot. Our advanced training program prepares you to pass the FAA remote pilot exam and apply your drone flying skills to become a successful and profitable remote pilot.

Each student is issued a DJI Mavic Mini Drone with a full set of accessories that they will use for their flight training sessions. You will receive personalized one-on-one flight line instruction from our expert FAA licensed instructors who will teach 12-technical flight maneuvers that each participant will use to excel in the commercial UAS marketplace. Students receive a certificate of graduation and documentation of advanced professional training upon completion of this course.

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Areas of Instruction:
Classroom and hands-on UAS Flight-Line Training (hourly rotation)
FAA Part 107 Regulations
Airspace and Airport Operations
Authorizations and Waivers
Loading and Performance
Emergency Procedures
Crew Resource Management (CRM)
Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM)
Night Operations
Radio Communication Procedures
Preventive Maintenance
Preflight Inspection Procedures
Privacy and Legal Issues
Dronitek Drone Flight Academy Graduation Certificate
Free classroom training up to 1-year after graduation
Tuition Fee: $1,490.00


Alpena Community College

Alpena, MI

June 17-18, 2022

8:30 am- 5:30 pm

Vian Estates Winery

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