Commercial Drone Pilot (24 Hours) NEW!

Drone over the mountains

Prepare for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)/Drone flight certification. Topics include flight theory, flight operations, and flight training utilizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot-Learn about the regulations, weather, airspace, human factors, and UAS performance. Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDOT UAS Operator Permit. This course is recommended for anyone interested in using drones to take commercial photos or videos, search and rescue, damage assessment, and more.


The fee for this class is waived for firefighters and law enforcement.


For more information about this class call the Yancey Learning Center at 828.682.7315.