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  • Drones 101
  • $149/ 90 Minutes
  • The perfect introduction to quadcopters for newbies. This course is designed to get you up to speed on this new technology quickly. Everything you need to know about choosing your first quad, safety, and of course flight instruction. We cover all the things that can go wrong and how to avoid it. Flight instruction will be covered in detail. Students will get keep the palm size quad they learn on!

    Includes free quadcopter)

  • Introduction to Drones
  • $1150/ 2 Day
    • Introduction to flight modes
    • Calibration of compass and GPS
    • Understanding orientation
    • Vantage points
    • Avoiding expensive crashes
    • What to do if something goes wrong
    • All appropriate FAA Documents
    • All FAA paperwork filing assistance
    • ASA – FAA Written Exam Guide
    • FAA Written Test Endorsement
    • Pilots Log Book
    • Certificate of completion
    • 1 Hour Q&A with aviation attorney regarding current and upcoming FAA regulations

    Students will each have an opportunity to fly a DJI Phantom at our flight grounds with one on one instructor feedback

  • Intermediate
  • $1750/ 2 Days
    • Electronics overview and function
    • Matching the airframe to you payloads
    • Performance expectations
    • In depth look in to Lithium Polymer Batteries.
    • Charging, transporting, storing and maintaining Lipo Batteries
    • Dual operator vs single (advantages / disadvantages )
    • Q&A Hardware and flight operations
    • Preflight checks
    • Maintenance
    • Basic repairs
    • Choosing props based on performance and materials
    • Optimizing flight endurance
    • Windy conditions
    • Gimbal use and operation
    • Basic camera settings
    • Intro to framing and composition
    • All appropriate FAA Documents
    • All FAA paperwork filing assistance
    • ASA – FAA Written Exam Guide
    • FAA Written Test Endorsement
    • Pilots Log Book
    • Certificate of completion
    • 1 Hour Q&A with aviation attorney regarding current and upcoming FAA regulations

  • Advanced Cinema
  • $3150/ 3 Days
    • Introduction to custom builds
    • Soldering
    • Design strategies for specific Cinema applications
    • Flight controller
    • Motor selection
    • Gimbal balancing / tuning
    • Vibration isolation
    • Motor and prop balancing
    • Flight controller configuration
    • Control tuning and customization for personal preference
    • Cinema specific location prep,travel. setup as well as on site repairs
    • Q&A session on 333
    • Q&A Hardware and flight operations
    • Heavy Lift
    • Ronin / AlexMos / Movi
    • HDMI and HD-SDI video downlink
    • Long range transmission system UHF
    • Design strategies for specific commercial applications
    • Workflow
    • Contracts / pricing and sign off
    • All appropriate FAA Documents
    • All FAA paperwork filing assistance
    • ASA – FAA Written Exam Guide
    • FAA Written Test Endorsement
    • Pilots Log Book
    • Certificate of completion
    • 1 Hour Q&A with aviation attorney regarding current and upcoming FAA regulations

  • Advanced Commercial
  • $2650/ 3 Days
    • Introduction to custom builds
    • Soldering
    • Choosing and airframe
    • Flight controller
    • Motor selection
    • Gimbal balancing / tuning
    • Vibration isolation
    • Motor and prop balancing
    • Flight controller configuration
    • Control tuning and customization for personal preference
    • Commercial specific prep, travel. setup as well as on site repairs
    • Heavy Lift
    • HDMI and HD-SDI video downlink
    • Long range transmission system UHF
    • Design strategies for specific commercial applications
    • Maintenance schedules and operational checks
    • Software and firmware upgrades
    • All appropriate FAA Documents
    • All FAA paperwork filing assistance
    • ASA – FAA Written Exam Guide
    • FAA Written Test Endorsement
    • Pilots Log Book
    • Certificate of completion
    • 1 Hour Q&A with aviation attorney regarding current and upcoming FAA regulations