Drone Pilot Skill Builder
Learn to fly. Level up your skills. Build confidence.
Self-Paced Online Course
16 Videos + action items
Build Skills + Confidence
30 Days Money Back
Structured Online Training & Real World Assignments
Who This Course is For
This course addresses the most common questions we’ve received over the years from the thousands of drone pilots we’ve trained.
1 — Welcome to the Skill Builder Course
How This Course Works
How to Contact Us
2 — FAA Drone Rules & Registration
Overview of FAA Drone Rules
Drone Registration Walkthrough
3 — Drone Flight Training
Your Guide to Drone Hardware & Flight Controls
Mastering the Basic Flight Maneuvers
Cinematic Maneuvers & Settings to Level Up Your Drone Shots
How Return to Home (RTH) Works
Using Intelligent Flight Modes
Risk Management (AKA Planning for What Can Go Wrong)
4 — Pre-Flight Checklist & Planning
A Few Days Before Your Flight
The Night Before (or Morning of) Your Flight
Your Pre-Flight Checklist
5 — How to Apply for FAA Airspace Authorization
Do I Need Airspace Authorization?
How to Get Airspace Authorization (Using LAANC)
How to Get Airspace Authorization (Using FAA Drone Zone)
6 — A Heading for Success
Overview of a Successful Drone Flight
Accessories to Optimize Your Drone Flying Experience
This course is taught by UAV Coach founder Alan Perlman. Alan started UAV Coach in 2014 with a focus on drone education and safety. For 3 years, he taught hands-on drone flight training classes while growing our program to 30 flight instructors nationwide. Alan is also the lead course instructor for Drone Pilot Ground School, our industry-leading Part 107 exam prep course that has trained 50,000+ people to pass the FAA knowledge test to obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate. Alan has a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. In his free time, he plays with his kids and dog and is always planning his next outdoor adventure.
HEAR FROM OUR AMAZING CUSTOMERS
I am completely satisfied with UAV Coach and recommend to anyone looking to achieve a comfort level in flying drones.
I recommend UAV Coach to anyone wanting to learn more or just starting out.
Frequently Asked Questions
ABOUT THE COURSE
To get the most out of this course, you need to have access to a drone with a camera. We recommend you start out with a lower priced model as you build your skills. If you want recommendations for what drone to buy, click Shop Drones at the top of this page.
The course is self-paced, so you can start it anytime and take as long as you need to complete it.
You will have lifetime access.
The course is 100% online. As soon as you sign up, you will be able to see the entire course. You can access the lessons anytime, anywhere – on your desktop, tablet or phone.
PAYING FOR THE COURSE
Contact us at 888-626-9052 or email@example.com, and we’ll send an invoice to you and/or the appropriate person in your organization. We accept payments by credit card, ACH, PayPal and check.
We’re happy to accept POs and can complete any vendor paperwork necessary.
If your organization is tax-exempt, please email a copy of your state-issued tax-exempt form to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the number of people you wish to enroll.
Send a quick email, including a copy of your purchase receipt and your state sales tax exemption certificate, to email@example.com. A sales tax refund will be issued within 7 days.
We’re here to help! For technical support as well as questions about the course content, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also leave us a voice message by pressing the “Ask a Question by Voicemail” button inside the course.
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Questions about signing up? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 888-626-9052.