Drone Education – List of Online / Hands-On Drone Training Courses


Whether you are a beginner or an experienced drone pilot there are many organizations in the United States that offer a wide range of online/hands-on UAV licensing and training courses. Set forth below is an alphabetical list of UAV training organizations and a brief description of what they offer:

List of Online / Hands-On Drone Training Courses

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A-Cent Aviation, Inc.

Location: Jacksonville, FL and Fernandina Beach, FL

Description: A-Cent Aviation offers various hands-on commercial sUAS operations training courses at their facilities in Jacksonville, Florida, and Fernandina, Florida.


Location: Online and Jessup, PA and Salt Lake City, UT

Description: DARTDrones offers both online UAV training as well as hands-on training in over 30 cities in the U.S.

Drone U

Location: Online

Description: Drone U offers paid memberships for online courses, online webcasts, seminars, and other resources related to the UAV industry.

Drone Universities

Location: Los Angeles, CA (and various other locations)

Courses/Degrees/Certificates: DU offers Basic Drone Concepts (FAA Part 107), Advance Aerial Photography, and GIS Mapping courses.


Location: Canandaigua, New York

Courses/Degrees/Certificates: SkyOp offers courses in hands-on flight training, photo and video production, public safety, data collection, and Part 107 test prep.


Location: Online

Description: UAVcoach.com offers hands-on UAV training in 20 states in the U.S., as well as online training courses in Part 107 test preparation.

Unmanned Vehicle University

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Courses/Degrees/Certificates: UVU offers UAV Pilot Training, Enterprise UAS Training, Aerial Cinematography Training, and UAS Multispectral Training courses.

Pilot Institute

Location: Online

Description: Pilot Institute offers online training courses in Part 107 test preparation and numerous other drone training courses.

Drone Pilot Ground School

Location: Nashville, Tennessee and Online

Description: Drone Pilot Ground School offers hands-on UAV training at various locations throughout the U.S., as well as online training courses in Part 107 test preparation.


Location: Online

Description: Udemy offers online training courses in Part 107 test preparation, as well as many other drone training courses.

Peltier Photo Courses

Location: Online

Description: John Peltier Photography offers an online training course in Part 107 test preparation, as well as many photography courses.

The Creative Team

Creative Drone Concepts, Inc in association with Creative Teamwork Entertainment, Inc are production companies based in Los Angeles providing children and family entertainment. As industry professionals, we bring experience, credits, affiliations, awards, and bankable skills. Our goal is to create, develop and produce quality programming. Together, we are a multi-faceted, one-stop production company that brings together a highly skilled, innovative, and successful team of individuals with several decades of industry experience.

Awards & Memberships

The principals of Creative Drone Concepts Inc, in association with Creative Teamwork Entertainment Inc have earned 12 Emmy Awards, 57th Annual Grammy Awards Nomination, Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema 2022, Australia Film Festival 2022, Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival 2022, China Film Festival 2022, Mexico Film Festival Awards 2022, Bridge Fest 2021, Symbiotic Film Festival 2022, IndieX Film Fest 2021, and
Independent Shorts Festival 2021. Memberships include Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Society of Camera Operators (SOC) and Experimental Aircraft
Association (EAA).

Projects In Development

Creative Drone Concepts, Inc., in association with Creative Teamwork Entertainment, Inc. has developed an original news magazine television show concept called “The Drone Chronicles.” The show will be broadcast on television, over the Internet, and on mobile devices, and will feature breakthrough technology transforming today’s world of drones. The show will also cover real-life stories about drones not seen on regular newscasts or other shows, including pilot profiles, in-depth coverage of drones, hot-topic interviews, and other information related to the commercialization of drones. The production companies have also developed a kids’ version of The Drone Chronicles tentatively entitled, “Kidding Around with Drones.” To date, the production companies have produced three (3) sizzle reels showcasing The Drone Chronicles (English version), Las Cronicas De Los Drones (Spanish version), and Kidding Around with Drones. Other shows currently in development include a competition-based reality television show involving drones that will appeal to a broad audience.