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Drone Class For Beginners / Increase Safety and Improve Efficiency

  • July 27, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites - 825 N Watson Rd. Arlington, Texas 76011
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TREC Approved Course #31712

Learn everything you need to know to get started. Drones have proven themselves to be a valuable tool for home inspectors. They provide a safe and effective method to gather high-definition imagery of roofs and other areas where damage can occur. This intensive Workshop will teach students how to safely and effectively maneuver their aircraft in order to gather and analyze the data necessary for a successful inspection.

Topics Covered:

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations for commercial drones.
  • What to consider before you purchase your new drone.
  • Drone models and equipment
  • Drones and the weather, when to fly your drone and when not to
  • Step-by-step guide to registering your drone.
  • Drone safety guidelines and flight checklist.
  • Industry trends, forecasts, jobs and market projections
  • Learn to get the best shots. The use of aerial photography and taking the perfect picture depend on the angel and height of your drone.
  • Learn about other opportunities to earn money with your drone outside of home inspections.

Drone Rules and FAA Regulations

  • The Basics of Part 107 Regulations
  • Registering Your Drone
  • Operation Limitations
  • FAA Compliance
  • Flying Visual Line-of-Sight

National Airspace System (NAS)

  • Special Use Airspace
  • Class B – G Airspaces

Reading Sectional Charts

  • What is a Sectional Chart
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Airport and Radio Frequencies
  • Maximum Elevation Figures

Airport Operations

  • Reading a Chart Supplement
  • Right-of-Way
  • Towered vs. Untowered Airports

Weather and Micrometeorology

  • Clouds, Ceilings and Visibility
  • Moisture, Fog and Frost
  • Wind and Currents
  • Stable vs. Unstable Air

Drone Flight Operations

  • Pre-Flight Checklist
  • Hazardous Flight Operations
  • Lost Link Procedures
  • Radio Communications
  • 5 Hazardous Attitudes

Practice Tests, Cram Sheet & FAA Exam

  • Practice Tests
  • Test Day Checklist
  • Using IACRA to apply for your Remote Pilot Certificate


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