Aero Drone Academy Professional Series

Our Professional Series is an intensive multi-level program composed of one and two-day workshops and classes, offered in The Dalles and Mosier Oregon. These classes and workshops are targeted towards busy professionals just getting started or advancing their careers in commercial drone services and aerial cinematography. 

Academy Professional Series I

Series I is 6 full days of total immersion training in Tygh Valley, Oregon. This class gives emerging drone professionals the tools to jumpstart their success in the world of professional drone services.

This intensive academy includes:

(1) FAA Part 107 certification and FAA test*

(2) Introduction to aerial photography and video

(3) Operating drones for data collection

(4) Exploring career opportunities

(5) Utilizing drones in business applications

(6) Enhancing company safety and efficiency though sUAS

(7) Hands-on flight training

* In partnership with Gorge Aviation Services (The Dalles, Oregon), the FAR Part 107 portion of this program is FAA approved under Part 141.

Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification is required by the FAA to legally operate drones for all professional organizations and public entities. Aero Drone Academy graduates have 100% pass rate on the Part 107 Exam.

Students will live in private rooms at our 6,000-square foot classroom and lodging facility. Meals are catered, with options available for attendees with dietary restrictions. Hands-on flight training will be held on our nine miles of private outdoor flight testing grounds.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a Training Certificate Award from Columbia Gorge Community College (non-credit hour), and a Certificate of Achievement from the Aero Drone Academy. 

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Academy Professional Series II

Series II is 5 full days of total immersion training in Tygh Valley, Oregon. This program is designed for students who have already passed their Part 107 test, and are planning to work in emergency response situations.

This intensive academy includes:

(1) Hazard flight training

(2) Type 2 firefighter (FFT2) certification

(3) FEMA IS700 and ICS100 certification

(4) First aid certification            

(5) CPR certification

Students will live in private rooms at our 6,000-square foot classroom and lodging facility. Meals are catered, with options available for attendees with dietary restrictions. Hands-on flight training will be held on our nine miles of private outdoor flight testing grounds.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be awarded a Training Certificate Award from Columbia Gorge Community College (non-credit hour), and a Certificate of Achievement from the Aero Drone Academy. 

 

Academy Professional Series III

Series III is 5 full days of total immersion training in Tygh Valley, Oregon. This program is designed for students who have already passed their Part 107 test, and are pursuing a career in inspections.

This intensive academy includes:

(1) Wind turbine inspections

(2) Solar panel inspections

(3) Utility inspections

(4) Inspection flight training

(5) Infrared training

Students will live in private rooms at our 6,000-square foot classroom and lodging facility. Meals are catered, with options available for attendees with dietary restrictions. Hands-on flight training will be held on our nine miles of private outdoor flight testing grounds.