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FAA Part 107 Drone Course Curriculum

TheDroneCoach.com offers all of our FAA part 107 course videos online for free. The video lessons will cover most topics required to pass the FAA remote pilot test and in Lesson 12, we provide a 15 minute crash course video that contains comprehensive must-know information to pass the FAA Airmen’s Knowledge Exam. We also offer over 300 practice quizzes and two 60-question timed practice exams for just $49.

Our FAA part 107 drone certification class includes:

  • Minimum age restrictions to register and operate an sUAS in the United States;
  • Understanding the difference between controlled and uncontrolled airspace;
  • Understanding regulatory and nonregulatory airspace (Class B, C, D, E, and G airspace);
  • How to interpret aeronautical sectional charts in the National Airspace System (NAS);
  • Recognizing and understanding weather and its effects on an sUAS;
  • Understanding weather patterns and how conditions affect safe aircraft flight;
  • Interpreting and understanding routine weather reports (the same weather report manned pilot use);
  • Understanding proper manned pilot radio phraseology;
  • Understanding how load factors affect flight (‘load’ can be onboard cameras or other payloads);
  • Understanding how load factors affect inflight turns, take-offs, and landings, and center of gravity (CG);
  • Learning how to work with emergencies and proper emergency procedures and protocol;
  • Learning crew resource management (CRM), hazardous attitudes, conducting safe flight operations;
  • Understanding physiological factors that can affect safe flight.
  • Nighttime flying without waiver course is available on our YouTube channel.

1. Applicable Regulations
Video Lesson: 46 Minutes
Definitions, registration, operating rules, reporting accidents.

1a. Nighttime Flying Operations
Video Lesson: 16 Minutes (viewable here)
Nighttime operations, human eye functionality, illusions, more.

2. Airspace Classifications
Video Lesson: 54 Minutes
Controlled and uncontrolled airspace, flight restrictions, FAA authorization.

3. Sectional Charts
Video Lesson: 56 Minutes
Interpreting aeronautical charts, airspace classes.

4. Aviation Weather
Video Lesson: 50 Minutes
Effects of weather, density altitude, wind shear, clouds.

5. Aviation Weather Sources
Video Lesson: 38 Minutes
Interpreting weather reports, aerodrome forecasts.

6. Airport Operations
Video Lesson: 25 Minutes
Airports, manned aircraft traffic patterns, airport data.

7. Radio Communications
Video Lesson: 21 Minutes
Communication procedures, phraseology, manned pilots.

8. sUAS Performance and Loading
Video Lesson: 20 Minutes
Four forces of flight, sUAS loading, center of gravity.

9. Emergency Procedures
Video Lesson: 29 Minutes
Emergency procedures, lost links, pre-flight checklists.

10. Crew Resource Management
Video Lesson: 29 Minutes
Aeronautical decision making, situational awareness.

11. Physiological Factors
Video Lesson: 21 Minutes
Recognizing stress, fatigue, hyperventilation.

12. Course Review
Video Lesson: 17 Minutes
Crash course video, review, material, practice tests.

Thanks again for considering TheDroneCoach.com as your resource for learning and passing part 107 of the FAA Airman Knowledge Exam, and we wish you well on becoming what we like to call a Remote Pilot in Demand™!

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