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Custom On-Site UAV Training for Organizations

Provide your team with comprehensive, in-person UAV training customized to your needs. Our elite team of instructors are manned and unmanned aviation pilots that utilize professionally developed, custom curriculum.

Specialized Instructors

With over 40 instructors across the United States, we will provide an instructor who brings expertise from your industry. Our instructors have backgrounds in public safety, industrial inspections, mapping and modeling, broadcast media, and more.

Customized Approach

Our off-the-shelf UAV training can easily be tailored to train your unique use cases. With a custom on-site training, your team receives the appropriate experience that is relevant to them.


This is your team's training. Your team dictates the locations, dates, times, and topics depending on what works best for your group. Work with our experts to create the perfect UAV training program.


DARTdrones is uniquely positioned to help organizations scale their sUAS programs. Whether you are training 5 or 500 pilots over the next 3 years, DARTdrones is the premiere partner for starting a sUAS program.

Professional Training For Professional Pilots

Training Curriculum


Equipment Training

Outdoor hands-on training about flight best practices, emergency procedures, checklists, maintenance, and autonomous flight modes.

Part 107 Test Prep

A comprehensive course designed to teach drone pilots to pass the FAA's Remote Pilot Exam and earn a commercial drone license.

Thermal Imaging & FLIR

Hands-on training about thermal imaging, night operations, and utilizing a FLIR camera to capture data with a drone.

Aerial Photography & Videography

A course that takes on-the-ground pilots into the sky and teaches about settings, modes, shot lists, and more.

Aerial Mapping and Modeling

A two-day course teaching drone pilots to utilize, capture, and analyze mapping and modeling software.

Aerial Roof Inspections

A two-day course designed to help drone pilots capture the important images and data for aerial roof inspection operations.

Aerial Search and Rescue

A course taught by our public safety instructors teaching about search patterns, thermal imaging, and flight best practices.
Disaster Response

Disaster Response

An online course designed to teach drone pilots how to respond and work with public safety organizations in disaster response efforts.
Contact Our Team

Our Expert Instructors

Kent Chivers

Navy Veteran

Bryn LeRue

Public Safety Drone Pilot

Randy Eary

Private Pilot, AGI & IGI

Mark Kurzinski

Retired Navy Pilot turned Drone Business Owner and Instructor

Louis Morales

Thermal Drone Pilot

Kevin Gillespie

Pilot & Entrepreneur

Jim O’Keefe

Sergeant Milford Police Department

Jerry White

Airline Pilot & Business Owner

Michael Martin

Avid Drone Photographer

Matt Bettencourt

Navy UAS Instructor Pilot

Kevin Coughlin

Pulitzer Prize Photojournalist

Karl Schwab

Software and Systems Engineer
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WHY DARTDRONES? We have a proven track record for training pilots in dozens of industries.


Our instructors have manned aviation experience flying airplanes and helicopters and have gained the highest drone piloting recognitions in the industry. Many own successful UAS businesses themselves.


As featured on ABC's Shark Tank, we are the nation's leading drone training company with an extensive network of alumni and partners throughout the country.


Created and refined by UAS training experts, including our Director of Training, who is a UAS Navy Curriculum Developer and former Navy helicopter pilot.


With a community of over 50,000 drone enthusiasts across the US and internationally, DARTdrones is at the forefront of UAS technology.

Expert Instructors

Our students absolutely love our instructors! Our classes are engaging, fun, and extremely informative.

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Advanced Training Courses

We don’t just train our students on the basics. We have extensive advanced training courses to help our alumni succeed in mapping, inspections, disaster response, aerial photography, night operations, and search and rescue.

Step by step guide to earning your drone pilot license

Industry Certified and Vetted Curriculum

Our curriculum has been vetted and certified by AUVSI, the leading UAS industry association, to ensure professional quality.

Instructor Alex flying a drone