Part 107 Guide

Do I need to be a certified drone pilot?

If you are using a drone to benefit your business in anyway, you will need to get certified.

Few examples of when you need to be certified:

  • Commercial Farming

  • Inspections

  • Real Estate

If you fly just for fun no certification is needed.

To become a pilot you must:

  • Be at least 16 years old

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English (exceptions may be made if the person is unable to meet one of these requirements for a medical reason, such as hearing impairment)

  • Be in a physical and mental condition to safely operate a small UAS

  • Pass the initial aeronautical knowledge exam at an FAA-approved knowledge testing center

Whats on the test?

Initial knowledge test areas include:

  • Applicable regulations relating to small unmanned aircraft system rating privileges, limitations, and flight operation

  • Airspace classification and operating requirements, and flight restrictions affecting small unmanned aircraft operation

  • Aviation weather sources and effects of weather on small unmanned aircraft performance

  • Small unmanned aircraft loading and performance

  • Emergency procedures

  • Crew resource management

  • Radio communication procedures

  • Determining the performance of small unmanned aircraft

  • Physiological effects of drugs and alcohol

  • Aeronautical decision-making and judgment

  • Airport operations

  • Maintenance and preflight inspection procedures

Sign me up! When Can I start?

We offer a 2 day class first day is fixed, second day is depending on availability.

Day 1: Study for the test

Day 2: Take the test

Our next class is:

Cost is:

Click HERE to sign up for the class, or stop in, we would be happy to chat!

November 5th


*Testing centers will also have an additional fee for the test.

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