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Drones (sUAS-small Unmanned Aerial Systems)


Drones Course Informational Session

Attend this FREE Drones Course Information Session to learn about: the new drone-enabled jobs, evolving FAA regulations, details on how this course prepares you to fly drones and pass the FAA test (required to use a drone for any commercial use). A demonstration of piloting skills will also be conducted. RSVP required by Wednesday, April 11 by calling 585-345-6868.

Course Information

GCC Batavia Campus
(1) Saturday, April 14, 2018
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Room T104

Introduction to Drones
(sUAS - Small Unmanned Aerial Systems)

If you're new to drone piloting, this 18-hour Intro to Drones course will give you all of the vital skills and information you need to start piloting drones safely and legally. The comprehensive 18-hour course is designed to provide thorough instruction on drone systems, use applications, legal issues, maintenance and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, in addition to piloting skills and safety best practices. The course includes a workbook, a quadcopter, a computer flight simulator with radio controller and prepares you to successfully pass the comprehensive FAA knowledge test. The drone is the Syma X5C Explorer Quadcopter with HD camera. (Everyone learns to fly on this model.) Upon successful completion, a certificate will be awarded to each participant (not an FAA certification). 

Course Information

Fee $1,499 (includes materials and instruction)
GCC Batavia Campus
(3) Saturdays, April 28-May 12, 2018
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (1-hour break)
Room T119
REGISTER by April 20th.