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                  Aviation Explorer

Prepare For An Aviation Career

All Locations have Availability

AE Locations: Sandy Springs


What is Aviation Explorer?

Aviation Career Exploring is a hands-on and virtual program open to young men and women from age 10 to 17 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of Aviation and Drones.  Aviation Exploring is a youth development program centered on various types of aviation careers including becoming a drone pilot and other UAV careers. Scholars also learn to build, code, and fly drones. Did you know students can earn their FAA Drone Pilot License at 16? Ask about our Drone Pilot Training Classes to obtain an FAA Drone Pilot License (Ages 15 and up).

We are preparing for our Fall Aerial league. Program starts May 2021.  We meet twice monthly.                                                                     

A note from our Advisers: It is our Goal to help your scholar succeed in the aviation industry.  We are very excited and welcome you to this innovative program. Please note: This is a hands-on technology and career planning and exploring program designed to help your scholar plan for and pursue an aviation or drone career! 


Sandy Springs


Sunday Afternoons; Starts May 23, 2020; 2pm-4pm

Think Tanks Held Twice Monthly In Sandy Springs!  Hands-On real world aviation/drone experiences! We meet outside and practice social distancing. Program runs through May 2021. 


5th grade to  12th grade

Registration is Open 

Drone Pilot Training Classes- To earn Your FAA Drone Pilot License

Hands-on Aviation Experience

Aviation Excursions

Aviation Networking

Build Code Fly Drones

Drone Racing Squad

Plan an Aviation Career

Scholarship Workshop for Parents of Middle and High School Students

More About The Program

Aviation Career Exploring is a hands-on program open to young men and women from the 5th grade to 12 grade with an interest in learning more about careers in the field of Aviation

Aviation Career Exploring combines exciting hands-on activities with interactions with aviation professionals representing a wide range of careers.  You will experience firsthand what it’s like to be a pilot, aircraft mechanic, flight engineer or air traffic controller.

You will learn about the educational requirements for a career in Aviation and will receive tangible advice on steps you could take now to prepare and position yourself for a successful career in the field of Aviation.

– Scholar’s will not only explore Aviation but also learn to build drones, code drones, and fly drones and participate in drone competitions.

– Any scholar in the community can join (including home schooler’s)

–  Meet twice monthly – (Girls and Boys)

– College & Career Readiness preparation

– Scholarship Opportunities

– Fun and Exciting “hands-on” career experiences

– Leadership experience and social network development

Scholar's Engage In
– “Hands On” Aviation Career Experiences; Career Goal Building, Develop Scholarship Plan
– Plan and pursue your Aviation Career 
–  Build Code and Fly Drones 
– Aviation Cyber Security
– Aviation Nurse
– Aviation Software Developer
– Leadership, Communication, Decision Making; Aviation/Technology Field Trips
– Orientation Flight and Aviation Ground School; Character Building, Career Network /Internships
– Aviation camps; Volunteering at Air Shows; Analysis and Evaluation; Alliance with the Aviation Industry, EAA
– Planning and Sequence of Events, Team Building, and Time Management
– Networking and mentorship opportunities
– Resume Building


KDZ strongly believes Technology and Science education is the Key To SUCCESS! This aviation program specifically geared towards assisting scholars to learn about, engage, and plan for and pursue careers in aviation.
Aviation Careers To Be Explorered
  • Drone Aviation (Pilot, Agriculture, Drone Delivery, Drone Software, Programmer)
  • Aviation Architect
  • Gasoline Chemist
  • Aviation Meteorologist
  • Flight Attendant
  • Dispatcher
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Aviation Cyber Security
  • IT – Software developer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Avionics Mechanic – Pilot (Corporate, Commercial, Cargo)
  • Airport Management
  • Aviation Fashion Designer
  • Aviation Commercials 
  • Airport Operations
  • Aviation Maintenance
  • Tech Ops
  • Aviation Human Capital
  • Airport Maintenance
  • Airport Safety
  • Aviation Attorney
  • Aviation Physician
  • Airport Design
  • Aviation Fashion Design
  • Aviation Doctor
  • Aviation Nurse

And many many many more!

Upcoming Field Trips

Drone Building Continuous

Aviation Explorer- May 2, 2021

Orientation Flight in a Plane, May 15, 2021

Aviation Explorer- May 23, 2021

Aviation Explorer- June 6, 2021

Drone Fly In, June  2021 

Orientation Flight in a Plane, June 19, 2021

Airport Behind the Scene Tours- TBD

Global Aviation Career Day- October 9, 2021

Aviation/Drone/Technology College Tours- July 2022 TBD

Flight Simulators- TBD

Network with Aviation professional Continuous

Community Service- TBD

And much more!

Additional Aviation Explorer Info- Cost

– Location Sandy Springs 

– Annual Application $65 and $75/month program fee 

– Includes Insurance, Building Materials, projects

– Any scholar in the community can join (including home schoolers)

– Additional activities 

-Additional cost for Drone  Pilot License Training (Ages 15 and up)



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