COMMERCIAL DRONE PILOT PROGRAM 101: COURSE SUMMARY
REQUIREMENTS TO OBTAIN CERTIFICATION.
Minimum Age: 16 years of age within 30 days of graduation.
Background Check: Must be able to pass a background check by the Transportation Security Administration.
Minimum FAA Exam Prep Time: 16 hours
Flight Time: 20 hours of flight time will be acquired using the Syma x5c-1 quad-copter, with protective blade guards, and photo/video capabilities. Students will also gain hands on experience learning about the parts and components of the quad-copter, as well as a introduction to aerial photography and videography.
Ground School - 16 hours of test preparation will be acquired using lectures, videos, worksheets, and role-plays. The course will cover the following topics: ABC's of UAV's, Statutory Background, Part 107-General, Operating Limitations for Small Unmanned Aircraft, Remote Pilot Certification, Maintenance and Inspection, Flight Stabilization and Pre-flight Checks, and Beginner Flight Patterns.
EXAMINATIONS AND FLIGHT TESTS
Written Examination: Written examinations are conducted by Infinite 8 Aeronautics. A minimum of 70% on the final examination must be obtained in order to become certificated.
Flight Test: Flight Tests are conducted in-doors, at the Omaha Commerce Village, in Downtown Omaha, located at 950 10th Street, Suite 008, Omaha, NE 68108.
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