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.
Website URL: www.a-centaviation.com/
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.
Website URL: https://www.dartdrones.com
Description: Drone U offers paid memberships for online courses, online webcasts, seminars, and other resources related to the UAV industry.
Website URL: https://www.thedroneu.com/
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.
Website URL: https://www.droneuniversities.com/
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.
Website URL: https://www.skyop.com/
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.
Website URL: https://uavcoach.com/
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.
Website URL: https://www.uxvuniversity.com/
Description: Pilot Institute offers online training courses in Part 107 test preparation and numerous other drone training courses.
Website URL: https://pilotinstitute.com/
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.
Website URL: https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/
Description: Udemy offers online training courses in Part 107 test preparation, as well as many other drone training courses.
Website URL: https://www.udemy.com/
Peltier Photo Courses
Description: John Peltier Photography offers an online training course in Part 107 test preparation, as well as many photography courses.
Website URL: https://www.peltierphotocourses.com/