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Registration for DARTdrones Wings Program

First find a Basic Flight Training class at the best time and location for your schedule.

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    Basic Flight Training Dec 15, 2018

    Raleigh, nc
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Hampton Inn – Raleigh/Clayton
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    $580

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    Houston, tx
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    Hampton Inn and Suites – N Houston/Spring
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    Charlotte (Statesville), nc
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    Long Island, ny
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    Austin, tx
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    Harrisburg, pa
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    Las Vegas, nv
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    Hampton Inn & Suites – Las Vegas/Red Rock
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    Basic Flight Training Dec 15, 2018

    Phoenix, az
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    Courtyard by Marriott, Phoenix
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    $580

    Basic Flight Training Dec 15, 2018

    Nashville, tn
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Homewood Suites – Nashville/Franklin
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    $580

Next, find a Part 107 Test Preparation class at the best time and location for your schedule.

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    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Raleigh, nc
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Hampton Inn – Raleigh/Clayton
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Houston, tx
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Hampton Inn and Suites – N Houston/Spring
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Charlotte (Statesville), nc
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Hampton Inn – Statesville
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Long Island, ny
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Holiday Inn Express – Stony Brook
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Austin, tx
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Hampton Inn and Suites Austin South/ Buda
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Harrisburg, pa
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    SpringHill Suites – Harrisburg/Hershey
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Las Vegas, nv
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Hampton Inn & Suites – Las Vegas/Red Rock
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Phoenix, az
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Courtyard by Marriott, Phoenix
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    $670

    Part 107 Test Preparation Dec 16, 2018

    Nashville, tn
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Homewood Suites – Nashville/Franklin
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    $670

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A Comprehensive Approach to Drone Training Earn Your DARTdrones Wings Now

Complete Wings Package

$ 1,649

Introducing the DARTdrones Wings Program

As a drone pilot, you have challenges. And we’re not even talking about actual flying. Perhaps your company tasked you with developing an internal drone program. Or you earned your Remote Pilot Certificate, but you know there is a still a lot that you don’t know. Or you just don’t know how to get started.

Many of our students have expressed these concerns. Simply passing your Part 107 certification isn’t enough. Flying real-world sUAS missions and proving an expert level of knowledge is critical. So, after months of expert planning with top aircraft pilots, we’re ready to present a new comprehensive training program.

You now have a path to earn your wings. You can finally show proof to your organization and clients that you’ve reached a professional standard as a drone pilot. This all-in-one training program is designed to reduce risk and promote safety and success in commercial sUAS operations. And with additional specializations called endorsements, you can showcase additional training that you have completed for a variety of special missions and verticals.

 

The DARTdrones Wings Program consists of three steps:

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Step 1: Flight Experience and Assessment

Demonstrate sUAS equipment and operational knowledge by passing an online assessment.

Don’t have flight experience yet?
Our full day in-person Basic Flight Training course will help.

Assessment

$0

Training Course

$580
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Step 2: Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification

Verify that you are a certified commercial remote pilot with the FAA by uploading your remote pilot certificate to our system.

Don’t have your Remote Pilot Certificate?
With a 99% pass rate, our full day in-person Part 107 Test Prep course will give you all the information you need to obtain your Remote Pilot Certificate.

Proof of Certificate

$0

Training Course

$670
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Step 3: Real-World Flight Planning and Execution Program

Show that you have been trained on the essentials for safe operations by completing our online scenario-based training and passing a comprehensive exam.

For commercially certified drone operators with flight experience, purchase just Step 3 to earn your Wings.

Final Assessment

$0

Training Course

$399

Complete Wings Program Package Price: $1649

We offer training for our Wings Program in 40 cities across the nation. Check out our schedule:

  • Instant recognition.

    Your Wings show your level of training as well as a strong commitment to safe, professional drone operations to employers, clients, and peers. And you can differentiate your skill sets with endorsement stripes for special operations and missions.

  • Clear path.

    Fly from novice to expert through our simple, custom step-by-step program. Scenario-based learning gives you experience to handle advanced sUAS issues.

  • Real-world education.

    Part 107 certification isn’t enough. Learn how to handle datalink disruption, weather issues, loss of GPS signal, and more in expert scenarios.

  • National recognition.

    As the nation’s leader in drone training, our Wings Program sets the standard for professional drone pilot training.

Wings Training Package Course Details

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Step 1 Training: Basic Flight Training Course

Let our experts guide you hands-on through all you need to know about your equipment, safety considerations, and advanced flight features. We rotate from indoor to outdoor training so that you get flight time with our expert pilots.*

After this course, you will be prepared to pass your online Equipment Knowledge Assessment.

*DARTdrones provides a DJI Phantom Series sUAS for training. For insurance and liability purposes, students MUST use the provided equipment or provide proof of liability insurance with DARTdrones LLC named as an additional insured, prior to the course.

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Step 2 Training: Part 107 Test Prep Course

Our expert flight instructor will teach you everything you need to know to ace the Part 107 Drone License exam. Gain full access to both in-person as well as online material crafted by our expert curriculum developers, resulting in a 99% pass rate for all students who have completed our course.

After you pass your Part 107 Remote Pilot Exam, you will upload your certificate to complete Step 2 of earning your Wings.

If you’re an experienced pilot and have passed your Part 107 exam, skip straight to step 3 here.

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Step 3 Training: Real-World Flight Planning and Execution Program

After your in-person courses, receive access to our Real-World Flight Planning and Execution Program, 14 scenario-based e-learning courses. The program was built by top curriculum developers and manned and unmanned aircraft pilots with real world experience in the industry. This program uses actual scenarios and flight issues to prepare you to launch successful sUAS missions. View all 14 online courses here.

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Crafted by top developers from our expert curriculum team

For the past 8 months, top developers from our curriculum team have been working with a group of our expert instructors to develop an extensive scenario-based e-learning system: DARTdrones Wings Program.

Jen Milner

Curriculum Developer with a Masters in Educational Technology from Harvard.

Christina Martinez

Commercial pilot and CFII with a Commercial Aviation and Air Traffic Control degree.

Meet our expert pilots.

With a variety of backgrounds in military, commercial, and unmanned aircraft, our 45 pilot instructors have a combined 11,000 UAS instruction hours and have trained more than 8,000 pilots.

Your questions. Our answers.

Are the DARTdrones Wings a “certification”?

The DARTdrones Wings are not a “Certification”. The Wings are a certificate of completion given by DARTdrones that shows that a drone pilot has completed training on equipment, regulations, flight assessment hazards, risks of flight, and holds an active Remote Pilot Certificate with the FAA.

The DARTdrones Wings do not guarantee that a drone pilot will never have an accident. The DARTdrones Wings do not include an in-person assessment and cannot ensure that the pilot has adequate flight experience.

Do the DARTdrones Wings expire?

The DARTdrones Wings expire on the day that your Remote Pilot Certificate expires. To renew their Wings, students must take the assessments again as well as upload their new Remote Pilot Certificate. There is no fee to renew your Wings.

I am new to drones. Is this program too advanced?

Many people that take our courses are brand new to drones and flying for the first time in the class. The Wings Program starts with the basics for beginners, and then goes into more extensive sUAS knowledge through the Real-World Flight Planning and Execution Program.

What do I do if I already have my Part 107 and flight experience?

If you have already taken and passed your Part 107 remote pilot certification exam AND have flight experience, you can start at Step 3: Real-World Flight Planning and Execution Program. 

How many days is the DARTdrones Wings Program?

This program includes one full day of Drone Pilot Flight Training, one full day of Part 107 in-person training, and then full access to our Real-World Flight Planning and Execution Program which is online and can be completed at your own pace.

Can I bring my drone? What type of drone is available?

Our instructor provides a drone in the course, typically a DJI Phantom Series sUAS. For insurance and liability purposes, students CANNOT fly their own equipment during the course unless they provide proof of liability insurance with DARTdrones LLC named as an additional insured prior to the course. Although our class covers the Mavic and Inspire, our instructors usually only have a Phantom which is sufficient for this level of training.

Any insurance company that offers coverage for sUAS flight is sufficient for this course.  Many students have used Verifly as their provider.  Verifly is available in most states and allows for coverage to be purchased by the hour.

After I complete Step 2 (Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification), when will I be ready to take my exam?

Although we cover all of the content that you will need to study for the test, many students want to spend study time with our online Part 107 Test Prep course, especially the practice tests. We recommend not booking your exam until after you complete our class and feel ready.

What if the class isn't offered in my city? What is my city is sold out?

We typically schedule one class per month in each city about 10-12 weeks in advance of a class. If your city is completely sold out, we recommend checking a nearby city, organizing a private group lesson (priced for 8 participants), or submitting a contact form as we do often have last minute cancellations.

Will the instructor from my in-person training be available if I have questions during the online class?

For any online course questions, students are directed to our Chief Pilot who built the curriculum and can help you find the right answer.

Will the flight training course be rescheduled due to inclement weather?

We truly care about the safety of our students. If travel becomes dangerous, we will postpone the course to a later date and you can always select a date that works for you. If travel is not dangerous, we will still hold the indoor portion of the class and will reschedule only the outdoor flying portion to a later date.

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