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The Part 107 Drone Pilot Course is 17 March 2018!

Benton Air Center has partnered with well known Drone University USA, based in Sacramento, CA to offer a 1 day training course to prepare you for passing your FAR 107 Remote Pilot licensing exam.

Here at Benton, you will receive personal instruction from Drone University USA CEO, Barry Morris, who was awarded the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Flight Instructor Excellence Award 3 years in a row.

Mr. Morris is a CFI/MEI and a licensed Remote Pilot with over 5,200 hours in over 35 different types of single and multi engine manned aircraft, has owned and operated his own flight school and was Chief Instructor for a Part 141 flight academy at Sacramento Executive Airport. He is a regular speaker at UAS events around the country and has graduated hundreds of 107 Remote Pilots through Drone University USA’s highly successful program. This exclusive training class will teach you much more than just the information you need to pass your 107 test, that’s just the beginning.

We do ask that you register with the link below so that we have enough chairs placed in the room.

The cost of the course is only $650.

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Cost: $650

Course begins at 9am on 17 March 2018, at Benton Air Center in Redding, CA.

Classes are limited to fifteen (15) students to maintain a low student to instructor ratio.


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With this training, you’ll learn how to apply Part 107 in the real world to become a profitable UAS Remote Pilot. Here’s what you’ll receive in a information packed full day of classroom instruction:


Applicable regulations relating to sUAS rating privileges, limitations, and flight operation
Airspace classification, operating requirements, and flight restrictions affecting small UAS operation
Aviation weather sources and effects of weather on small UAS performance
Small UAS loading and performance
Emergency procedures & protocols
Crew Resource Management (CRM)
Radio communication procedures
Determining the performance of small UAS’s
Physiological effects of drugs and alcohol
Aeronautical Decision-Making (ADM) and judgment
Airport operations
Maintenance and preflight inspection procedures of your UAS
Real life scenario training
Privacy & legal issues you need to know
Full access to our Chief Instructor for all questions after graduation
Drone University USA Certificate of Completion
Drone University USA Shirt
Unlimited classroom training at no additional charge for 1 year after graduation

Commercial UAS/Drone Pilot Certification