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Drone Training

Drone Training

Our team members are FAA Part 107 certified and have experience in Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Power & Energy, Construction Management, Photography / Videography, across many models of drones / UAVs.  Below are some of our training options for those that are new to the industry and want to get started flying drones.

 

We also have advanced training options for those with experience who want to learn more about drone use or who are already working in the commercial drone sector.

Custom tailored training is also available for your organization, contact us if you have a specific need.

EVENTS

Check out our upcoming local events at our headquarters in Bothell , WA

  1. Drone Mapping 101 – July 19, 2019

    July 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Class subject to minimum number of students. If not met 5 days before event class may be canceled and fees refunded or applied to a new date

All prices are per head except as otherwise noted.

 

Basic Courses

Perfect for beginners just starting. Learn the basics of flight operations and controls for your drone 

FREE— Want to learn more about drones? This open house course from Blue Skies Drones provides an introduction to everything drones. Join our certified FAA drone operators for a day of flying with the latest drone technology and learn about rules & regulations.

What to expect

  • Fly a real drone with an FAA-certified drone operator
  • Use state of the art drone flight simulator
  • Learn rules and regulations for sUAS operations

Duration: Open House
*See event calendar for next class

$50—Learn the basics like firmware updates, error checking, calibrations, app settings, take-off & land, and basic flight maneuvers

(FREE IF YOU BUY OR RENT FROM US, same make and model)

Duration: 45 minutes
*Request training to schedule 

$50— Basics for framing shots while flying smoothly to capture cinematic shots. Explanation of  app settings for photos and videos.

Duration: 60 minutes 
*Request training to schedule 

$50—  Get the most out of your drone by learning the autonomous flight modes like Tapfly, FollowMe, Orbit & more

Duration: 45 minutes
*Request training to schedule 

Request Training

Schedule your next training from the form below. Custom Training packages are available to fit your needs. Contact us to learn more and to schedule your next drone training.

Our certified FAA drone operators can tailor training that covers a wide variety of topics and industry’s related  to UAV application and use.

All training is located at our Seattle location (Bothell) unless otherwise arranged.  We have a conference room including whiteboard, projector and projector screen with seating for 15+.  We also have an onsite outdoor flying / testing area.

 

Advanced Courses

Need to step up your skills. These advanced courses will help take you to the next level

$249— One day class to help prepare you for taking your Part 107 test. (min class size 5)

In this course, we will walk you through the steps to prepare you to take the Part 107 certification test to become a commercial UAS pilot. This is a 5+ hours course.

Get yourself ready to take the Part 107 Commercial Drone test. This class will go over the items covered on the test and provide you with a study guide and access to practice exams.

Part 107 Prep Course for Commercial Drone Use 

Duration: 5 hours 
*See event calendar for next class
**Class subject to minimum number of students. If not met 5 days before event class may be canceled and fees refunded or applied to a new date

$199— A comprehensive course that covers photography and videographer best practices. Learn common photo & video terms and get hands on practice with flight maneuvers to enhance your storytelling

Duration: 4 hours
*Request training to schedule 

$199— Take you photo and video skills to the next level. This course covers advanced camera techniques and settings to dial in your controls. Learn how to utilize intelligent flight modes to make cinematic shots easier. Get hands on in post processing to create HDR Images.

Duration: 4 hours 
*Request training to schedule 

$299— Flying automated flight missions, app choices, requirements, customer deliverables, ground & flight training, post processing

Learn how drones are being used to create maps that can be used in a variety of industries such as mining, construction, farming and more. Review use cases and get some hands on time.  Includes ground and flight instructions.

Mapping 101

Duration: 4 hours

*See event calendar for next class
**Class subject to minimum number of students. If not met 5 days before event class may be canceled and fees refunded or applied to a new date

$299— Flying automated flight missions with multispectral sensors, post processing focused on multispectral deliverables & analysis. 

Can be tailored to Agriculture applications

Duration: 4 hours
*Request training to schedule 

$299— Flying thermal for inspections, mapping, search & rescue, tactical.

Duration: 4 hours
*Request training to schedule 

$499—Platform Specific Training for the DJI M210 / M210RTK 

Duration: 4 hours 
*Request training to schedule 

$1199—Fixed Wing Training on drones from Sensefly Ebee and Quantum Systems Trinity

Duration: 4 hours
*Request training to schedule 

$2500— One day operational level course focusing on mounting, settings, setup, operation, and flying of M600pro drone with Lidar unit and GPS base station.  Ground and Flight instruction.  Processing instruction to get you generating LAS point cloud files.

LiDAR Mapping 

Duration: 8 hours 
*Request training to schedule 
**Can include up to 3 people from your team for the one price.

Lidar Mapping