Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Drone Pilot Training

Drone photo

The College has partnered with DARTdrones, the nation’s leader in drone training and program development, to teach you all you need to know to legally fly a drone and prepare to take the Part 107 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) drone pilot exam.

Dates: July 21 & 22

Total Program Cost: $1,250

Learn To Fly Your Drone Like A Pro
July 21, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Learning all of the ins-and-outs of legally flying a DJI Phantom, Inspire, or Mavic can be complex, confusing, and intimidating. Let our experts guide you through the process in our 8-hour flight training course designed to walk you through everything you need to know. Learn everything from FAA rules and regulations to the various settings and features of your drone, and finish the day with our expert pilot as they take you outside for some hands on, one-on-one flight instruction.

BENEFITS
 • 8 Hours of In-Person Training 
 • Full Use of Our Phantom
 • 3 Outdoor Hands-On Flight Sessions
 • Full Access to Chief Pilot for Questions
 • Small Class Size led by Expert Drone Pilot
 • DARTdrones Swag Bag

FLIGHT TRAINING COURSE CURRICULUM
 • The Drone Revolution - What Can I Do With My Unmanned Aircraft?
 • Drone Basics - Platforms and Components
 • System Set Up - Connecting and Updating Your Drone
 • The DJI GO App - Getting To Know Your Flight Display
 • Flight Walkthrough - Preparing For Your First Flight
 • Mission Specific Settings - Film, Inspection, and Mapping
 • Advanced Settings - Key Menu Options
 • Emergencies - Situations and Procedures
 • Autonomous Flight - Intelligent Flight Modes
 • Final Tips - Good to Know Info and Resources

Part 107 FAA Drone Pilot Exam
July 22, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Part 107, the new FAA commercial drone regulation, allows drone pilots to fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for business purposes. To fly under Part 107, you need to pass the Airman Knowledge Test. The two-hour, 60-question test requires extensive studying. Our course teaches you everything you need to know and has a 99% pass rate!

BENEFITS
 • 8 Hours of In-Person Part 107 Test Prep
 • 300 FAA Part 107 Test Questions
 • 50-Page Printed Study Guide
 • 6-Month Access to Online Part 107 Course
 • Full Access to Chief Pilot for Questions
 • Small Class Size with Expert Drone Pilot

PART 107 COURSE CURRICULUM
 • Regulations Under Part 107
 • Airspace Classifications
 • Flight Restrictions
 • Chart Study
 • Airport Operations for Drone Pilots
 • Radio Communications for sUAS Pilots
 • Aviation Weather for Drone Pilots
 • Maintenance and Preflight Procedures
 • Crew Resource Management and Aeronautical Decision-Making
 • sUAS Loading and Performance
 • Hazards to Flight and Emergency Procedures
 • Physiology for Drone Pilots Under Part 107
 • Preparing for the Part 107 Exam