UAV Training for Professional Aerial Photography Develop the skills needed to safely use drones to capture stunning aerial photos and videos.
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Drones provide professional photographers with new ways to capture a moment like never before. Small unmanned aerial vehicles equipped with high-quality cameras can be flown and positioned at almost any angle to get the perfect shot. From beautiful wide range landscapes to stunning wedding scenes, drones have changed the way we see the world. However, photographers must hold the proper FAA certifications and understand national airspace regulations before flying commercially. Explore our drone training courses and add a new dimension to your photography.
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Drones for Beginners Online Course
This online video-based course will answer the most common questions asked by new pilots. Learn how to register your drone and dive into FAA rules, regulations, and industry trends.
Aerial Photography Online Course
Learn how to use your drone’s multiple camera features and capture seamless aerial photos and videos. This online video-based course will show you how to position your UAV and use the weather to your advantage to collect the most accurate images.Our aerial photography checklist is a proven tool to make sure your clients are always happy with what you create and shoot.
Part 107 Test Prep Online Course
Learn at your own pace with our online Part 107 Test Prep course. This course will teach you everything you need to know in order to pass the FAA exam and become a certified commercial drone pilot. Gain access to 300 FAA Part 107 test questions, a 50-page study guide, and the ability to ask our Chief Pilot any questions you may have. (Get this course for free when combined with the in-person Part 107 Test Prep course).
Basic Flight Training In-Person Course
Our full day in-person Basic Flight Training course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to become an expert drone pilot. This course offers a combination of classroom training and hands-on flight sessions with one of our expert flight instructors. Limited class sizes guarantee that you will get adequate flight time and leave feeling confident in your abilities to fly!
Part 107 Test Prep In-Person Course
The Part 107 Test Prep course will teach you everything you need to know in order to pass the FAA exam. Our in-person course is an 8-hour classroom learning experience with one of our expert drone instructors. We offer a money back guarantee if you fail the exam, but we are proud to say our students have a 99% pass rate!
Starting a Drone Business Online Course
Learn everything you need to know to get your UAS business off the ground. Our online course will guide you through the business development process and assist you with marketing, operations, strategies, legal considerations, drone insurance, and more.
Aerial Mapping and Modeling Workshop
Learn to use your drone for commercial purposes. We partnered with DroneDeploy – a leading drone mapping software company – to help you develop the skills to effectively gather, analyze, and export mapping data. This in-person two-day workshop requires that you already hold a Part 107 certification.
Aerial Drone Inspections Workshop
Conduct thorough roof inspections from the safety of the ground. This in-person two-day intensive workshop will teach you how to safely and effectively maneuver your aircraft to gather and analyze the data necessary for successful structural inspections. You must currently hold a Part 107 certification to enroll in this workshop.
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Free Pre-Course Resources to get you Started!
Still exploring the industry? Great! Download our free resources and understand what it takes to become a certified commercial drone pilot. From our Part 107 preparation guide to our free flight checklist, you will be able to gauge the basics of drone operations. Want to learn more about our courses? Give us a call at 800-264-3907.
The instructor made things fun and interesting. The flight sessions were a good way to get a one-on-one hands-on experience. That by itself was worth the money!
Roy AggarwalOwner, Birdseye View Aerial Photography
Thank you for the course! I certainly learned a good amount and it was well worth my time to have gone. It was also money well spent, so I am very pleased.
Jeremy MadoreOwner, Madore Photography
Incredibly helpful course breaking down all topics. Our instructor was great! Very knowledgeable and helped the entire room get a grasp of the material. Highly recommend!
Josh HoudaDirector of Photography, Cultivator Content Labs
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