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FAA Drone Pilot Certification Training

Started May 4, 2021

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Full course description


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released new regulations requiring anyone flying or operating a small unmanned aircraft system (drone) under 55 lbs. and for commercial and hobbyists purposes is required to be a FAA Certified Remote Pilot. Keeping on top of the continuously changing regulations is the law. It is imperative for all drone users from children to adults to full-time professional drone pilots to keep up with the regulations. All drone pilots are required to register their drone and to have proof of passing a knowledge test with them any time they fly a drone. This 14-hour course provides the participants with in-depth training on all aspects of the FAA Part 107 knowledge concept rules and regulations needed to safely fly drones.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Drone Training


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires anyone flying a drone for commercial purposes to obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate. This FAA certificate validates that participants understand the regulations, operating requirements, and safety needs when flying drones.

FAA requirements for aeronautical knowledge exam are 16 and older, a U.S. citizen, and be able to read and speak English.

Program Structure

This course is taught over two Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Course Instructors


jeff ingraham imageWorking in Educational Technology staff development supporting 18 school districts in and around the Omaha area. Taught graduate school for a number of colleges and universities mostly Doane College, Peru State College, and Wayne State College. Professional musician playing trombone in Orchestra Omaha, Music director for the past 27 years at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Omaha

Louis McDaneld

louis mcdaneld imageLouis McDaneld is a current United States Air Force Instructor Pilot on the E-4B “Nightwatch” aircraft based at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. In his 16+ years as a military pilot he has flown over 4,000 hours in T-37, T-1, C-21, OC/WC/RC/TC-135 and E-4 aircraft. He has worked extensively with allies and friends of the United States, specifically working at the Iraqi Air Defense Headquarters in Baghdad, instructing coalition partners on effective airspace management. His current assignment finds him flying the Secretary of Defense around the globe on a specially modified Boeing 747-200. His extensive worldwide flying has given him a high level of experience with FAA and ICAO regulations.

Cost $245
14-Hour Program