Thinking about adding a drone to your business or starting a new career flying one? This November, FIT can teach you how to master drone flight and prepare for the FAA’s Remote Pilot Knowledge Test.
Business and hobby pilots can now learn how to fly their drones safely and legally, understand new job opportunities and business models and prepare for the 6-hour certification test that’s required to pursue commercial opportunities. Classes are held at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park.
Two courses are being offered this fall by FIT:
Drones! Learn to Fly on November 3 & 10, 2018,10:00 am-5:00 pm
This 15-hour hands-on Intro course takes place on two Saturdays and teaches business and hobby pilots to fly drones safely and legally. The course fee includes a drone with a camera, a computer flight simulator, and a workbook all yours to keep. Topics covered include flying multi-rotor and fixed-wing drones, indoor flight training, diverse flight systems, maintenance, registration and certification requirements, safety, insurance, industry applications, featured systems (DJI, Yuneec, etc.), emerging technologies, and the latest FAA policies. This course costs $995.
Remote Pilot Knowledge Test Prep on November 17, 2018, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
To legally operate a drone for any business purpose, FAA regulations now require remote pilot certification. The 6-hour Remote Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Saturday course prepares pilots interested in pursuing commercial opportunities to successfully pass the comprehensive knowledge test required for FAA certification. This course costs $495.