Drone (UAV) Program
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Drone activity is expected to grow rapidly in the business sector over the next few years. Professional UAS services for photography, real estate, oil and gas, news stations, surveying, agriculture, sports, cinematography, and law enforcement are just a few of the ever-expanding professions and career opportunities developing at a brisk pace.
The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Pilot Training Program provides formalized pilot and compliance training for drone operations in the U.S. National Airspace System. This course will provide an in-depth understanding of the complex and evolving Federal Aviation Administration Part 107 rules and regulations. Training for groups and individuals who want to be a professional service provider using small UAVs. No college degree or prior experience is required!
Drone Ground School I - AIRP 1091
"You bought a drone and you are probably chomping at the bit to get the battery charged and take it out for the first test ﬂight. However, before you do, you need to be aware of the rules and regulations that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has put in place for ﬂying drones in the U.S. In addition, you should be aware of your rights and the rights of those around you. Learn about the basic rules and regulations guiding the use of ﬂying drones including safety, systems, and drone operation. Bring your drone and learn what you need to know."
Advanced Unmanned Aircraft - AIRP 1091
Join this continuation of ground school to complete your training.
For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.
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