UAS/Drone Training

Start 2018 by Earning Your Commercial Drone License!

The next Aeon Unmanned Drone Training (FAA Part 107) Course is July 16 in Denver, Colorado.
Future Academy Course Dates: August 13 and September 17!

The official FAA commercial drone license is called the “Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate.” To get this license, you must pass the FAA drone knowledge test, which does not require a practical skill demonstration regarding drone flight and control. You must have this license for any non-recreational flight.  The test topics are not difficult to master, but they require dedicated study and the help of a knowledgeable training team.

Aeon Unmanned is proud to provide the highly lauded one week “Part 107 Academy.” This class in Denver gives our students the highest chance to pass the FAA drone test and provides a solid introduction to basic drone flying skills – with no prior experience required!  Since our instructors began teaching the course in September of 2016, all of our students have passed the FAA drone knowledge test!

NEXT Part 107 Academy course: July 16 – 20 in Denver, Colorado!

Enrollment is open now!  Reserve your seat!

Full details are on the Part 107 Academy signup page.  Click here for the June signup page.

FUTURE Part 107 Academy course dates:

August 13 – 17 Click here for the August signup page.

September 17 – 21 Click here for the September signup page.

Are you involved in these industries?

  • Real Estate & Property Management
  • Photography & Cinematography
  • Construction & Roofing
  • Public Safety and Search & Rescue
  • Insurance & Inspection
  • Agri-Business
  • Power Transmission & Distribution
  • Oil, Gas & Reclamation
  • Mining & Alternative Energy
  • State and County Services Contractors
  Then you know: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – UAVs, or drones – are revolutionizing your business.  This is the opportunity to prepare yourself for the future! 
Get ready now!

Employers and public agencies: You will need knowledgeable and licensed UAV pilots in your UAS (Unmanned Aviation Systems) program. One third of our Academy students are sponsored by their employers. We are happy to train your employees to bring your business into the drone era.

 

Pick the course that fits your agenda

AEON AU 107: Part 107 Test Prep & Flight Course
This 4 ½ day course is designed to prepare anyone who is committed to earning their FAA Remote Pilot Certificate to take the FAA Part 107 test on the last day of the course with an excellent probability of passing. Plus it includes two days of UAV flight training to give students a solid introduction to professional, safe, and legal drone piloting and mission management. A one-year membership in the AMA is included. No prior drone experience is required. The course includes two days of classroom instruction, two days of flight instruction, and a reserved seat at an FAA test center to take the Part 107 test on the last day. The course is presented in the Denver, Colorado, “Tech Center” area southeast of the city. It includes the TEST SUCCESS promise: if you don’t pass the part 107 test during the course, we will pay your $150 fee to retake the test within 30 days!
AEON AU 100: Part 107 Test Prep Course
This 2 ½ day course features the same focused lecture series as the longer “Test Prep and Flight” course, but it does not include two days of drone flight instruction. It is designed to prepare anyone who is committed to earning their FAA Remote Pilot Certificate to take the FAA Part 107 on the third day of the course with an excellent chance of passing, even if they do not plan to do any introductory studying prior to taking the course. A one-year membership in the AMA is included. The course includes two days of classroom instruction and a reserved seat at an FAA test center to take the Part 107 test on the third day. The course is presented in the Denver, Colorado, “Tech Center” area southeast of the city. It includes the TEST SUCCESS promise: if you don’t pass the part 107 test during the course, we will pay your $150 fee to retake the test within 30 days!

Complete details will be sent upon enrollment.

WHAT YOU GET with the Aeon Unmanned Part 107 Academy class registration:

  • AU 100: Part 107 Test Prep Course
  • $699
  • Two Day Part 107 Lecture Series
  • Reference Handout
  • FAA Sectional Chart
  • UAV Flight Logbook
  • Reserved Seat for Part 107 Test
  • AMA One Year Membership
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  • AU 107: Part 107 Test Prep & Flight Course
  • $1299
  • Two Day Part 107 Lecture Series
  • Two Days UAV Flight Introduction
  • Reference Handout
  • FAA Sectional Chart
  • UAV Flight Logbook
  • Reserved Seat for Part 107 Test
  • AMA One Year Membership
  • Graduation Lunch
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  • RE 100: Part 107 Re-certification Course
  • $499
  • Two Day Part 107 Lecture Series
  • Certificate of Compeltion
  • Renew your existing Part 107 License
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Here’s why the Aeon Unmanned Academy should be your choice for preparing for the FAA drone exam:

  • Experienced team – our instructors have been teaching this course since the Part 107 rules were announced in August 2016
  • Student success – all of our graduates have passed the Part 107 knowledge test
  • All backgrounds welcome – we’ve trained realtors, photographers, transmission line workers, entrepreneurs, and more
  • Affordable – get the classroom, flying, and FAA test bundle for one very competitive price (and it’s a business expense!)
  • Discounted fee – for military, public service members
  • Test Success Promise – if you don’t pass the FAA test during the course, we’ll pay your $150 fee to retake the test (within 30 days)!

Grab your seat now!  Stay on the edge of unmanned aircraft technology and ensure your business maintains a competitive advantage!

Can’t take the Academy course in June? Enroll in the next course on July 16 – 20

*Courses may be rescheduled or canceled due to operational necessities. Best efforts will be made to meet student needs, or appropriate refunds will be provided.

Questions?  Write us at training@aeonunmanned.com! 




We are happy to announce our partnership with the International Drone Racing Association (IDRA). Pilots need to be insured, and IDRA provides premium protection for aspiring commercial pilots. Sign up HERE using discount code AEON107 to save 10% and get the protection you need today!




Aeon Unmanned is a proud to partner with the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Our 2.5 or 5 day training courses include a membership to the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Get all the benefits of being an AMA member and get the training that you need from Aeon Unmanned.

FAA Drone License FAQ:

Is it hard to pass the Part 107 Unmanned Aircraft General (drone) test?
Not if you commit yourself to doing the course work! The FAA’s Part 107 basic regulations are straight-forward and easy to grasp. The additional topics on navigation, aerodynamics and weather are similar to basic lectures from high school physics and geography. The topics on human factors and crew management would be familiar to anyone who’s been part of a team, and the Academy agenda includes taking several practice tests to check your progress and find subjects to revisit. If you keep your focus, you’ll be well-prepared for the test on the last day!
Do I need any drone experience to be successful at the Part 107 Academy?
No! You just need to be committed to doing the coursework and participating in the class lectures and flight training. It’s helpful to have some drone experience, but not necessary. About one third of our students have never touched a drone before they start the course.
What drones do you teach with? Can I bring my own drone?
We introduce flight techniques with simple DJI Phantoms that do not have live video feeds. Depending on interest, some students might try our DJI Inspire 1.
Can’t I just take an online Part 107 study course to prepare for the FAA test?
Of course – and that’s a good solution for some people who don’t have the time or funds to invest in a nearly week-long course. But those who can make the investment in the Academy enjoy these benefits: 1) they are part of committed team and study group that supports each others’ learning; 2) they get exposure to safe drone flight management by learning to fly simple drone missions; 3) they earn a AEON course certificate that can qualify them for discounts on their commercial liability insurance, and 4) they have an excellent chance of going home with an FAA test passing score that will let them activate their Remote Pilot Certificate as soon as their results get into the FAA pilot registration system.

We have found that some Academy enrollees, based on their learning styles, do want to start their Part 107 test project by signing up for an online Part 107 course before attending the Academy class. This allows them to get acquainted with the regulations and concepts involved in UAS training on their own schedules and review the topics at their own speed until they are comfortable with them.

For students interested in this option, we recommend that they research the many online Part 107 course options available. Look at their lists of topics and videos, their student feedback, and their pricing. Make sure they have a good student response system and that students will have future access to the course after they complete it so they can return to review key topics.
Is there a big demand now for drone pilots?
The UAV industry is young and the demand for pilots/operators is high and steadily rising as companies embrace UAV benefits. Many newly-minted drone pilots are starting businesses with low barriers to entry – primarily airborne and real estate photography. Those areas can be very price-competitive. Our graduates who seem to be getting the most early traction from their UAV licenses have focused firmly on a drone specialty – such as harbor/seaborne photography or extreme sports video work – with thoughtful business and brand-building plans. Others target the needs of industry and move on to study mining or agricultural services, and one-third of our students are in companies that want to embrace UAS technology. As new Remote Pilots, they immediately become prime candidates for developing corporate UAS programs.

Your Future Begins Today!