New!   Part 1.  Drone Cert Prep Training FAA Part 107 RPIC

New!   Part 2.  sUAS Pilot Training Course! (Hands-on flying)

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New!   Commercial Drone Pilot Prep Certification at COC

1.   Drone Cert Prep for the FAA Part 107 RPIC Exam

Experts Speculate that by the year 2020 there will be over 23 million sUAS (drones) in service and based on the current aircraft to pilot ratio and the FAA requirement of one pilot per drone, there will need to be 650,000 commercial drone pilots to fly these aircraft.  Currently there are only 65,000 commercial drone pilots so get your RPIC certification for this industry that is taking off.

 2.   sUAS Pilot Training Course 

The Commercial Drone Pilot Course consists of materials that prepare the student to pass the FAA part 107 Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC) exam and receive their RPIC certification.  This course work covers Regulations, National Airspace, Aircraft Performance, Operations and Weather.  Additionally, students will be given physical flight training with various tyupes of sUAS (drones).

 
Course Work Requirements are as follows:
 
Part 1:  21 hours of instruction class, complete homework and successfully pass quizzes and exams. 
 
Please note:  Drones can only be flown on campus with the permission of the Santa Clarita Community College District.
 
Date:  Wednesdays starting February 27th - April 10, 2018 
Time:  6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee:  $399.00     
     
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Part 2:  Successfully complete 16 hours of hands-on sUAS flight training.   Bring a lunch!
 
Date:  April 13th and April 27th
 
Time:  8:30am - 5:00pm  (30 minute lunch)
 
Fee:  $499
 
 Please note:  Drones can only be flown on campus with the permission of the Santa Clarita Community College District.