Intro to Flight: UAV Hands-on Training

Learning the particulars of legally flying a UAV can be confusing and intimidating. Our expert can guide you through the rules and regulations governing the use of UAVs and provide hands-on experience flying one of our DJI platform UAVs. Our ten (10) hour course offers a combination of classroom training and hands-on flight sessions featuring the following:

  • 3 Indoor flight sessions
  • 10 Hours of in-person training
  • Use of our UAV
  • Access to Our FAA Certified Remote Pilot
  • Class limited to 12 students

Participants should be 16 years of age or older.


The class will run from 5:30pm - 9:00pm on February 5, 6 & 7 in the library and gym at Lake Region State College. Participants should plan to attend all three days to complete the course.

Registration fee: $195/person


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Course Objectives

  • Begin to learn about the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations governing UAVs
  • Gain confidence with hands-on operation of a UAV
  • Be able to make an informed buying decision about which UAV is right for you


Course Outline

  • Classroom and hands-on training by a FAA Certified Remote Pilot
  • Introduction to Part 107 FAA rules and regulations
  • UAV models, equipment, and software; from hobby to specialty UAVs
  • What to consider before you purchase your UAV
  • UAV safety guidelines and flight checklist
  • Step-by-step, how to register your UAV
  • Learn the basics of UAV flight and get hands-on with different types of UAVs
  • Understand the parts of the UAV and what they do
  • Learn about the various features and settings of UAVs
  • Get comfortable hovering in mid-air and gently landing the UAV
  • Take off and land safely
  • Get comfortable flying the UAV left/right and forwards/backwards
  • Learn how to fly the UAV in a pattern
  • Learn how the UAV functions during continuous flight

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation more than 5 days prior to start of training results in a 25% cancellation fee based on the class fee. Cancellation 5 days or less to the start of training results in no refund.

Wednesday, February 7 at 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Lake Region State College Main Campus, Library & Gym at LRSC 1801 College Dr N, Devils Lake, ND 58301

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