Learn how to fly your drone safely and capture captivating photos and videos. We will go over a basic pre-flight inspection, general settings for your flight controller app, basic maneuvers to use for great looking video and what to do when things go wrong.
- Pre-flight checklist
- General app settings
- Flight patterns for interesting video
- Safety considerations
- Emergency maneuvers and procedures
This class is for the drone hobbyist learning to fly their first drone. This is not a 107 prep class for professional drone pilots.
Schedule and Format
This class will take place over three hours both in the classroom and in the field flying. We will start with a 1.5 hour classroom session discussing pre-flight, app settings, flight patterns, safety considerations and emergency maneuvers. After our time in the classroom will will head out to fly. Each individual will get one on one time with the instructor going over their drone practicing takeoff and landing.
This class is focused towards the operation of DJI Drones but other drone brands such as 3DR are welcome.
• Bring your drone with up-to-date firmware installed
• Bring a mobile device with up-to-date flight app installed and working
About the Instructor
Joseph Sims is a licensed UAS pilot specializing in aerial mapping, aerial videography and photography. He has been flying since the beginning of the drone boom and has experienced almost anything a pilot can expect to experience in the field. He has developed his flight skills primarily on the DJI platform.
12 Month Special Financing* Available
On purchases of $299 or more. In-store only with your Synchrony card.
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