Courses

Courses

Currently, our Commercial Drone/Unmanned Aerial System(UAS) training programs consist of the following courses with the special focus on how to become an FAA Certified Commercial Pilot, with Knowledge and Practical education, provided by FAA certified 107 pilots.

CODE WITH DRONES

The Drone Academy’s STEM courses focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math incorporating real-time drone flight, building, and programming.

Introduction to coding drones via Scratch(MIT), Drone Blocks, and Python 3. Experience your code operating a multi-rotor drone(UAS) in real-time.
Class Length: Four(4) Weeks, 2 Hours Per Week
Class Size: 15 students per session
Class Price: $295.00
Pre-requirement: None

FAA PART 107 DRONE LECTURE

Attend our 6 hours (2 days) FAA Part 107 Test Prep class onsite at our academy, online, or call to schedule a private session at your location. This class will prepare you for your written FAA Test. Charts, Weather, Regulations, and Airspace are just some of the topics of the course.

Note: This class is also available online as distance learning

 

  • Class Length: total 6 hours onsite (2 days/2 sessions)
  • Class Price: $599.00/Onsite; $149.00/Online
  • Pre-requirement: None
  • *Note: For a group of 4 or more, Deduct $100 per student (Please email for detail)

 

FAA PART 107 PILOT IN COMMAND GROUND SCHOOL

Attend our 6 hours (2 days) FAA Part 107 Pilot In Command Ground School onsite at our academy or call to schedule a private session at your location. This class is a hands-on drone pilot training with our fleet of trainer drones. Once the physical flight test is completed you will be issued a Commercial Pilot Flight Certification.

  • Class Length: total 6 hours onsite (2 days/2 sessions)
  • Class Price: $495.00
  • Pre-requirement: None

DRONE CAMP: $149 (TUESDAY – THURSDAY)

The Drone Academy is opening up registration for our popular Drone Camp. Students will build a 110mm Micro-Drone, that they will Test, Tune, and Fly. Students may choose Mornings (10:00am – 12:00pm) or Afternoons (1:00pm – 3:00pm) sessions in June, July, and August.

  • Class Length: 3 days from Tuesday to Thursday, 2 Hours Per Day (Summer)
  • Class Price: $149/week (Pre-Registration Only)
  • Pre-requirement: None

LEVEL 1: BUILD, PROGRAM, AND FLIGHT TRAINING

Study how to Assemble, Basic Programming, and Flight Instruction of a Multi-Rotor Drone/UAS.

    • Class Length: Four(4) Weeks, 2 Hours Per Week
    • Class Size: 15 students per session
    • Class Price: $295.00 + Kit Rent/Purchase option & tax
    • Pre-requirement: None

One of the following option kits is required for the basic flight instruction course.

Option 1:

  • 250mm Multi-Rotor Kit ($25.00/Rent for the 4-week course)

Option 2:

  • 250mm Carbon Fiber Multi-Rotor Kit ($190.00/Purchase Only, take home)

LEVEL 2: FPV EQUIPMENT INSTALL, SET-UP, AND FLIGHT TRAINING

Learn FPV Set-up and Installation of Camera, TX/RX on a Multi-Rotor Drone/UAV; Also includes Ground Station, Monitor, FPV Goggles/Headsets Set-up, and Advanced FPV Flight Instruction in controlled indoor/outdoor environment.

Class Length: Four(4) Weeks, 2 Hours Per Week
Class Size: 15 students per session
Class Price: $295.00 + Kit Rent option & tax
Pre-requirement: Completion of Level 1 Class is Required

You need to pick one hardware option for the course registration. If you purchased your Multi-Rotor in Level 1, you only need to pick one option for FPV Equipment.

Option 1: $50.00/Rent for a 4-week course

    • 250mm Multi-Rotor Kit Assembled by Student in Level 1 – Rental includes FAT Shark Goggles, FPV Camera & Transmitter, and Multi-Rotor Drone

Option 2: $25.00/Rent for a 4-week course

    • 250mm Multi-Rotor Kit Purchased and assembled by a student in Level 1 – Rental includes FAT Shark Goggles (FPV Camera & Transmitter included with purchased Drone)

LEVEL 3: CLEAN FLIGHT/BETA FLIGHT/INAV COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND FPV SET-UP

In-depth Computer Programming and Multi-Rotors Drone Set-up via CleanFlight/BetaFlight/INAV

  • Class Length: Two(2) Weeks, 2 Hours Per Week
  • Class Size: 15 students per session
  • Class Price: $150.00
  • Pre-requirement: None

You need to pick one option during the course registration. If you purchased your Multi-Rotor & FPV Equipment in previous Levels, there are no hardware options you need to rent/purchase.

Option 1:

  • 250mm Multi-Rotor Kit Purchased and Assembled by student in Level 1 (N/C)

Option 2:

  • Bring your own FPV Racing Multi-Rotor Drone (N/C)

ONE-ON-ONE FLIGHT TRAINING – DJI/AUTEL/YUNEEC/OTHERS

The Drone Academy’s flight training courses focus on Real-Time Flight Training with our fleet of trainer drones (DJI, AUTEL, YUNEEC, and others) and FAA 107 certified pilots.

Design for those who want to learn how to fly the DJI UAS system. Our experienced instructor will instruct you, both indoor and outdoor, on the fundamentals of operating DJI Phantom/Inspire/Others, the principles of flight, and flight safety.

  • Class Length: various by student level (2 hours minimum)
  • Class Price: $50/hr (Pre-Registration Only)
  • Pre-requirement: None

INTRODUCTORY LESSON: $35 PER HALF HOUR, $50 PER HOUR

Contact us to schedule your visit to our Academy and Test Fly one of our professional Trainer Drones