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Flight training, education and safety are important to commercial drone operation. AMA in partnership with the leading drone flight training organizations are offering these special discounts just for AMA members.

There is a lot to learn about flying a drone for commercial business.

For starters, you need a Remote Pilot Certificate issued by the FAA. This requires you to take the FAA Part 107 license exam. To learn more about flying a drone for commercial business, visit these websites.



Aeon Unmanned offers full immersion academy level training courses designed to bring a company's or individual's drone operations to a new level of safety and education. Instructors at Aeon Unmanned have trained many students to perform at a higher level of discipline than your average online course. Giving our students an advantage in this new frontier is our main goal. Our full 5 day course will have you flying like a pro and allow you to sit for the FAA Part 107 Airman Knowledge test with the full confidence that you will pass. The 2-1/2 day and 5 day lecture and hands on courses are held monthly in beautiful Denver, Colorado or other cities on demand.

Online Only Course
Online Course
Part 107 Trial Tests
Flight Instructor Hot Line Tutoring & Blog
Retail Price: $199
AMA Member Price: $149

5 Day Course
Online and Short Course Package PLUS
2 Days of Flight Experience
Check Lists and Safety Procedures
Maintenance Procedures and Log Book
Graduation Lunch
Retail Price: $1399
AMA Member Price: $1299

2-1/2 Day Course
Online Course Package PLUS:
AMA Membership Included
2 Day Live Lecture Series
Charts and FAA Supplement
Printed Handouts
Arrangements to sit for FAA Exam
FAA Test Fee Guarantee
Retail Price: $899
AMA Member Price: $849



DARTdrones is the national leader in drone training, consultation, and expert support for new drone pilots. Our mission is to provide the highest quality training on Unmanned Aerial Systems to ensure the safe integration of drones into the national airspace. We pride ourselves on our friendly, knowledgeable, and expert flight instructors who offer a variety of experience in the aviation industry.

Basic Flight Training
Our Phantom and Inspire Flight Training course is a great way to get launched into the drone industry. So many new drone pilots take their drone out of the box and immediately crash. The Phantom and Inspire Flight Training course is a full day of training which includes three outdoor flight sessions with our expert flight instructor. We offer this one day course in over 40 cities.
Retail Price: $580
AMA Member Price: $406
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Part 107 Test Prep
FAA's Part 107 Airman Knowledge test. Our course was designed by a curriculum developer who creates curriculum for the Navy's UAS Program. The course is quite extensive and upon completion of the class, we will also provide you with additional supplemental material and practice tests to help further your preparation for the exam. We offer this course both online and in-person in a one day course in over 40 cities.
Retail Price: $670
AMA Member Price: $469
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Online Aerial Photography
This course was designed to introduce drone pilots to basic photography and videography skills. The class covers the rule of thirds, the Golden Hour, shot lists for clients, basic editing, and all of the tiny details like bracketing, F-Stop, and ND filters. The course comes from the perspective of a real estate aerial photographer.
Retail Price: $100
AMA Member Price: $70
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Drones for Beginners Just getting started? This one hour online class will teach you all about the drone industry for $19.99.
Retail Price: 19.99
AMA Member Price: $13.99
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Starting a Drone Business Looking to launch a new business in drones? This online course is a great way to get started and learn the ins and outs of running a new drone business. Learn more here.
Retail Price: $300
AMA Member Price: $210
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Professional Pilot Package Bundle Bundle everything above into one ultimate package for $1450. Learn more here.
Retail Price: $1450
AMA Member Price: $1015
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Aerial Mapping and Modeling with DroneDeploy Workshop: Learn how to complete aerial mapping and modeling missions from start to finish with this two day intensive workshop. Prerequisites: Part 107 and at least 5 hours of flight time. Learn more here.
Retail Price: $1490
AMA Member Price: $1043
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Aerial Roof Inspections Workshop: Learn how to complete aerial roof and structural inspections missions from start to finish with this two day intensive workshop. Prerequisites: Part 107 and at least 5 hours of flight time. Learn more here.
Retail Price: $1490
AMA Member Price: $1043
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Our instructors offer the knowledge and skills acquired from extensive sUAS and UAS experience across multiple platforms, including military with10,000 hours of Department of Defense certified UAV hours. And more than 50 years of experience in fixed-wing, rotary-wing, and multirotor platforms.

Part 107 UAS Ground School Preparatory Course
Retail Price: $249
AMA Member Price: $174
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Three Day Part 107 Ground School Preparatory Course and Flight Training
Retail Price: $1,295
AMA Member Price: $1,220




Gold Seal has been the #1 internet-based pilot training resource for over ten years. Instructional modules and materials are developed and delivered by FAA certificated flight instructors. Where FAA exams are concerned, we are THE subject matter experts. Exam preparation is all we do and we do it exceedingly well. Join tens of thousand of other pilots who have passed their exams with Gold Seal.

Part 107 Ground School Preparatory Program
FAA certified instructors created the program and teach it using FAA compliant materials. Study at your own pace with more than 30 interactive videos and animated lessons. Unlimited quizzes, flash cards and practice exams with real FAA test questions. Plus, you'll get access to a new night operations endorsement to help you qualify for FAA night wavers. This program never expires, giving you 24/7 access for life to prepare for your FAA retesting every two years. When you complete the program you will receive a signed endorsement from an FAA Flight Instructor. In business over 10 years and over 14,000 have used the Gold Seal program!
Retail Price: $199
AMA Special Price: $149
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Since 1978, UAV Experts has been full circle sole source supplier and training resource to companies such as Fox News, Cox Media, CBS, Ally Insurance and for real estate, police, fire and EMS departments, plus thousands of individuals who demand the best UAV training.

Introductory One Day Flight Training
Our one day flight training program features a half day of classroom instruction covering history, safety, crew management, equipment and software instruction followed by half day of hands-on flight training at our private 70 acre facility. Training class is limited to 12 students so you receive the most personalized instruction and flying time from our three instructors. Training aircraft: Inspire 1, Inspire 2, Phantom, and Mavic.
Retail Price: $299
AMA Member Price: $249
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Two Day Flight Training
Our two day flight training program builds on the one day program by adding advanced flight skills. During this time students are taught how to fly the aircraft, exercise good judgement and practice proper crew resource management including communication techniques. You'll learn to operate in a team, high pressure and public atmosphere as well as to how to get the photo in a safe and efficient manner. Training class is limited to 12 students so you receive the most personalized instruction and flying time from our three instructors. Day two is devoted to flying at our private 70 acre flight facility. Training aircraft: Inspire 1, Inspire 2, Phantom, and Mavic aircraft.
Retail Price $499
AMA Member Price $449
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Supports UAS owners and operators with data to optimize the reliability and performance unmanned systems and subsystems.

AlarisPros Edge Plan
Retail Price: $15.99 a month
AMA Member Price: $9.59 a month.
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Academy of Model Aeronautics
5161 E. Memorial Dr. Muncie IN 47302
Tel.: (800) 435-9262 Fax.: (765)289-4248

 

There is a lot to learn about flying a drone for commercial business.

For starters, you need a Remote Pilot Certificate issued by the FAA. This requires you to take the FAA Part 107 license exam. To learn more about flying a drone for commercial business, visit these websites.

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