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Drone Technology & Operations


Drone Technology and Operations (FAA Cert) This course is foundational for unmanned aviation vehicles (UAV) and will prepare students to take the Federal Aviation Administration: Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test. Topics include, pre-flight procedures, airspace, radio communications, aviation phraseology, regulations, airport operations, aviation safety, weather, cockpit management, and emergency procedures. Students also spend time practicing take-offs, flying and landings on flight simulators before flying a variety of drones. Students will explore UAV careers including UAV pilots, repair and data analytics. 


Drone Technology and GIS Systems
Students develop skills using software like Drone Deploy, Field Agent and Pix4D to create autonomous flight plans, to control cameras/sensors. Students will then use images and data to create photos and maps needed in agriculture, construction, insurance and real estate careers.

FAA Part107 Certification - students need to schedule and pay for the exam

College Credit - Northland Community College