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Get in on this exciting leading edge technology by learning about drones or preparing for the FAA 107 test to operate a commercial drone. St. Louis Community College is a great way to learn about drones in St. Louis.

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Introduction to Drones

Informational class designed for individuals interested in the drone industry. Learn about the operation, history and manufacture of drones as well as current uses of these robotic vehicles in law enforcement, agriculture, aerial photography and more! Discussion will also include requirements to build and regulations to fly drones. Students will have the opportunity to fly a quadcopter simulator in class.
ENGR:706 | 1 session | $21.50 AGE 60+ | $35 REG
 Sa 10 a.m.–noon | Rory Paul
March 28 | MC-SO, 108

Commercial Drones: FAA Part 107 Test Prep

Prepare for the FAA test to operate a drone! The new FAA Part 107 regulation now requires operators of commercially for hire unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to obtain a Remote Pilot Airman Certificate with a small UAS rating or to be under direct supervision of a person who holds such a certificate. A former airline pilot and current drone instructor will review material to successfully pass the FAA test. Subjects include the new FAA regulation, airspace classifications, flight restrictions, aeronautical chart study, airport operations, radio communication, weather, human factors and more. Sample test questions will also be reviewed. Optional $15 test prep book available for purchase in class. One hour lunch on your own. Registration deadline: March 24. Withdrawal deadline for refund: March 18.
ENGR:706 | 2 sessions | $159 AGE 60+ | $249 REG
P01 Sa 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | John Beetz
March 28-April 4 | STLCC-Corp, 207

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