Theory & Online Course

This is an in-depth online course that will give you the information you need to pass the FAA Part 107 exam. The course should run on any computer, tablet or smartphone that is connected to the Internet.

Part 107 is the credential you need to work for money with a drone in the USA. After completing this course, you’ll be ready to take the FAA Part 107 exam at a testing center.

This is an excellent first step in enabling you to become commercially involved in an industry that experiencing exponential growth daily.

You can work through the course at your own pace and always return to a module again should you wish.

Each section is concluded with a short test to ensure that you are comfortable with your newfound knowledge and skill.

Once you have completed your course successfully, you will be awarded your certificate and can then move forward to more advanced industry-specific courses to include Aerial Photography, Surveying, plus many more…

Your course will cover all these areas…

  • Regulations
  • Airport Operations
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Radio Procedures
  • Airspace
  • Weather
  • Physiological Factors
  • Maintenance and Inspections
  • Decision Making
  • UAS Loading and Performance Crew Resources

Become an expert drone operator through this Part 107 Preparatory Course.

The program will give you all the essential skills and knowledge to become a commercial UAS Pilot. Once you have mastered the essential knowledge you will be ready to move onto some of the exciting specialist areas that drones are being used for by industry, such as aerial filming, powerline inspection, solar or wind farm monitoring, surveys, precision agriculture, or search and rescue.

Our program uses the latest drone technology and will train you to understand the latest commercial drone regulations. ABJ Drone Academy works closely with the leading standard-setting bodies such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ensure our courses represent the state-of-the-art.

Original Price: $500

Now Only: $95 (Limited Time)


In-Person Course

If you elect to take the optional practical session that compliments this course, you will typically spend at least two days with an experienced instructor who will show you how to set up your drone and take you through all the flight planning steps.


Through applied knowledge and training with experienced UAS instructors, individuals will develop an invaluable expertise that can be applied to multiple commercial industries.


The instructor will guide you through four practical flying sessions where you will learn how to complete four missions:

Mission 1 – Objective: to gain initial familiarity with the UAS in GPS mode


  • Pre-flight activities
  • Basic flight skills
  • Maneuvers in FPV mode
  • Interpreting telemetry data
  • Activate an emergency Return To Home simulation
  • Perform proper shutdown procedures and log flight

Mission 2 – Objective: refine UAS control and respond to emergencies in GPS mode


  • Fly to maximum operating altitude
  • Perform a banked circle or square
  • Perform a figure of eight pattern using banked turns
  • React correctly to aircraft or public incursion into the area
  • Perform proper shutdown procedures and log flight

Mission 3 – Objective: Operate UAS in non-GPS (ATTI) mode


  • Use of ATTI mode
  • Fly a square pattern
  • Perform a banked circle or square
  • Perform a figure of eight pattern using banked turns

Mission 4 – Objective: Simulate Working Mission and Respond to Emergencies


  • Operating the UAS in GPS mode take off and fly to worksite
  • Perform simulated working mission
  • React to emergencies, such as:
    1. Loss of connectivity with UA
    2. Incursion of aircraft
    3. Incursion of person into area
    4. Loss of GPS control

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