Learn to fly your drone from the comfort of your home.
Learn the full capabilities of your equipment so you can fly with confidence in our Virtual Basic Flight Training Course!
Trusted by Top Organizations Across the Nation
Learn how to effectively fly your drone in this 4 hour live virtual course. First, our instructor will teach you all about how to fly safely and use your drone. Then, you will complete homework flight assignments to practice what you learned.
Emergencies with drones do happen. Your ideal response will vary depending on your settings, your drone, and the situation. This course teaches you about emergency response.
Totally! Why would you buy technology this capable if you weren’t going to learn how to use all the bells and whistles? Our course teaches you how to use intelligent navigation modes to take your flights to the next level.
That’s the goal of this course. You will be confident that you understand exactly how this expensive equipment should work.
Curriculum designed by industry experts to ensure confidence for your first flight
- Film, photography, and videography
- Emergency services
- Mapping and surveying
- Precision agriculture
- Drones 101 review
- Primary drone types
- DJI overview
- Phantom / Inspire / Mavic specs
- Standard DJI systems
- Power system
- Propulsion & maneuvering system
- Command & control system
- Positioning & navigation system
- Imaging payload
- Downloading the app
- Connecting your device
- Performing firmware updates
- System status / flight mode
- GPS / link quality / battery level
- Camera settings
- Map / flight telemetry data
- Verifying system settings & status
- Performing a compass calibration
- Startup & takeoff
- In-Flight stick commands
- Landing & shutdown
- Flight logging
- Multiple flight modes
- Beginner mode
- Return to home altitude
- Maximum flight altitude
- Aerial photography and film
- Structural inspection
- Aerial mapping
- Loss of control link
- Fly aways
- Low battery
- Accessing intelligent modes
- Course lock
- Home lock
- Point of interest
- Follow me
- Active track
- Tap fly
- Terrain follow
- Exiting intelligent modes
- DJI GEO System
- Battery management
- DJI Academy / Flight Simulator
- Flight records
What You Get
- 4 Hours of Live Virtual Training
- Comprehensive Equipment Training
- Live Access to Instructor
- Access to 1 Hour Drones for Beginners Online Self-Paced Course
- Recording of Training Session
Upcoming Virtual Basic Flight Training Dates
Basic Flight Training
Basic Flight Training
Want to buy now and pick a time later? You can always purchase DARTdrones Training Credits for you or a loved one.
Our curriculum was designed by drone experts to make you successful.
You’ll walk away feeling confident on your equipment.
A former Navy helicopter pilot, Amelia flew the SH-60F, HH-60H & MH-60S before transitioning to unmanned systems. She spent 5 years developing curriculum & training for the Navy’s MQ-8 Fire Scout UAS & has over 500 hours instructing Air Vehicle Operators in the MQ-8, & continues to instruct UAS operators as a current Naval reservist. Amelia is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy & holds a Commercial Pilot Certificate.
Why Complete Virtual Basic Flight with DARTdrones?
Comfort of Your Home
Complete comprehensive equipment training from the comfort of your home.
Live Access to Instructor
This training is live with one of our expert instructors. You can ask questions just like in a real classroom.
Save on Travel
Many students travel to our in-person training courses. Save on travel expenses by completing the course from home.
Our comprehensive training is a proven curriculum that we've used to train thousands.
We Are Your Drone Experts
Our instructor gives you an unbiased opinion about the best equipment. Our team is always available to help you succeed.
Access to our Extensive Alumni Network
We have thousands of alumni across the country and train some of the largest organizations in the world. Join the ranks of the nation's leading drone pilots.
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, 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.
Learn from our specialized team of instructors, comprised of manned pilots and drone business owners. Our classes are engaging, dynamic, and extremely informative.
Advanced Training Courses
We don’t just train our students on the basics. We also offer extensive advanced training courses to help our alumni succeed in mapping, inspections, disaster response, aerial photography, night operations, search and rescue, and more.
Industry Certified and Vetted Curriculum
DARTdrones’ curriculum is vetted and certified by AUVSI, the leading UAS industry association, to ensure professional quality.
Our instructor will teach the course live virtually. You will be able to see the instructor and ask questions as they come up. We will give you some practice exercises so that you can head outside and practice flying.
No problem. We will send you a recording of the class.
This course is great for beginners who are thinking about buying their first drone, but also very informative for experienced drone pilots. We always have drone pilots with a lot of experience saying that they definitely learned new capabilities of their equipment in our courses.
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