Part 107 Prep

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation and has established a  licence is mandatory for commercial UAV pilots. Before you decide to take the plunge into the intriguing world of drones and the business opportunities ascribed with them, the very first steps are to enroll in our Part 107 Remote Pilot test preparation course. In addition to obtaining the knowledge required to pass the test with confidence, you will gain the aeronautical decision-making skills necessary to be a competent remote pilot, capable of operating safely in the national airspace system.

 

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Flight Training

This flight training will cover knowledge areas as well as provide hands-on use of a drone simulator and an actual drone. The emphasis of the course will be on safe sUAS operations and will be led by our experienced Flight Instructors.  Knowledge areas to be covered include principles of flight, quadcopter flight control systems, automation, Global Positioning System (GPS), equipment set up and various checklist, radio communications, and risk management. 

 

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Equipment Maintenance

UAV maintenance and equipment monitoring is easily the most crucial element of a UAV’s operations that is either forgotten and/or neglected…BUT…ask anyone in the aviation industry, and don’t forget UAV’s are most certainly considered a player in the commercial aviation world now, just how important aircraft maintenance and firmware updates are in the overall safety and reliability of any flying machine. We take you through the process of keeping drones in good working condition. Scholars learn to build, code and fly drones as well.

 

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Plan Your Drone Business -Entrepreneur Class

For a budding entrepreneur, owning a drone in this day and age is a latent business opportunity just waiting to be explored and exploited. For opportunistic business people, drones have multiple uses and can be explored and utilized in a variety of ways . In this course, create your business and marketing plan. 

 

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Start Factory and Unmanned Academy  Alliance

The Start Up Factory and The Unmanned Academy have united to pool resources to bring you the best of both worlds. Drone training in conjunction to entrepreneurial training. This alliance enhances your objective to become a commercial drone pilot and start a drone business.

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More About Drone Entrepreneur Academy

The commercial drone industry is growing rapidly and so are business opportunities. Aerial photography, roof inspections, tower and crane inspections, site surveys, crop analysis are only a few of the many business opportunities that await you.

There’s nothing like having a live instructor. In addition to the opportunity of being in the same room with experienced pilots, you will have the chance to hold and review aeronautical maps, set-up equipment, and hands-on flight training. Additionally, you will have access to online modules, online study group, and practice test.

Our in-person courses, gives you the chance to ask questions, and discuss the material, while still getting the attention from the instructor while you prep for your commercial drone license. If you want to pass the Part 107 drone pilot test – and walk away with hands-on experience as well, our in-Person courses are for you.

About The Classes

In this bundle, you will rotate between the following classes: Part 107 Test Prep, Equipment set-up and maintenance, and Drone Business Planning class where you will create your business and marketing plan.  You will also have hands-on flight training. No experience or drone needed!  (Fee does not include FAA Test)

Cost: $1,500

For All 3 Courses

Class Duration

January 2019 to May 2019

Our in-person classes will begin January 2019 and run through May 2019, 3pm to 6pm, Sunday’s twice monthly.  Scholars will be on a rotation schedule.

 Hands-On Learning

Participants will receive hand-on training using aeronautical maps, setting up drone equipment, various checklist, and build confidence with our hands-on flight skills training.

Flight Training for Commercial Operators

This program has been designed for you.  Passing the Part 107 exam does not fully prepare you for flight operations.  Our flight training gets you up to speed and build your skills with hands-on experience.

Advance Flight Functions

Student pilot will learn how to access the advanced flight functions such as point of interest, waypoints and more

 

Piloting an Unmanned Aircraft

Student pilot will develop their skills and operate the remote aircraft in an outdoor environment under the direct supervision of a flight instructor. The student will master a series of flight maneuvers and learn how to recover from malfunctions.

Part 107 Test 

The FAA launched new rules for commercial drone pilots under the FAA regulations called Part 107. The new rules allow people interested in flying  their drones for a profit or commercial use to gain a license from the FAA to fly their drone for commercial purposes after passing a 60 question, 2 hour exam offered at an FAA testing center.  After taking our Part 107 Test Prep course, you can book at one of the FAA’s testing centers to take your exam for $150.Once you pass the exam, you get your certificate within a few weeks and are able to fly commercially.

 

Part 107 Test Preparation

This course is designed to help you to adopt a “pilot mindset” and to prepare you to become a U.S. certified commercial drone operator.

Equipment and Use

You will learn about the following: UAV types, Aircraft Components, Battery Technology, Power Systems , Cameras and Gimbals, Controller Settings

Entrepreneur Training

Participants will develop an individualized action plan to support their new found skills in drones. After this class, you will be able to: Appreciate the difference between time management, productivity and self management. Establish productivity habits by identifying and learning to focus on control techniques that increase effectiveness.

Drone Industry

Future Growth

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301,000 Drone Pilots Needed By 2022

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$100 Billion Industry by 2025

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200% Increase in Commercial Drone Use

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100,000 Jobs Will Be Needed In Drone Coding

How do I become a U.S. commercially certified drone pilot?
  • Pass the Aeronautical Knowledge Test at one of  an FAA approved testing center. Our In-Person courses prepare you for this test.
  • Apply for and obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate with a small UAS rating (like existing pilot airman certificates, this never expires).
  • Pass a recurrent aeronautical knowledge test every 24 months.
  • Be at least 16 years old.

 

Who is eligible to take the FAA written aeronautical knowledge drone test?

Anyone over the age of 16 who is interested in becoming a commercial sUAS / drone pilot. You must also be proficient in English and in a physical and mental condition to safely operate a drone.

Getting your drone pilot certificate is one of the easiest ways to get into the aviation industry.

Will this course help me pass the aeronautical knowledge drone test?

This course was specifically designed to help you prepare for and to successfully pass your FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test.

About Our Instructors

Drones are changing the world, and we want to do our part along with the FAA  to implement this amazing technology by promoting safety, comprehensive understanding of the equipment, and knowledge of the current regulations. We pride ourselves on our friendly, knowledgeable, and expert flight instructors who offer a variety of experience in the aviation industry.

Class Location

Start-Up Factory in Lithonia, GA

What’s the price of this bundled course?

A low price of $1,500  In this bundle, you will rotate between the following classes: Part 107 Test Prep, Equipment set-up and maintenance, and Drone Business Planning class where you will create your business and marketing plan.  You will also have hands-on flight training. No experience or drone needed!  (Fee does not include FAA Test)

 

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