Do public agencies need a pilot to fly a drone?

The answer may surprise you. “Under Section 334, Public UAS operators have the ability to self-certify their equipment and personnel, but…

How can public safety “drone” operators gain the knowledge to safely operate publicly owned drones? Contact The Drone Professor to schedule our Public Agency UAV/Drone Operator Ground School training for your public safety personnel.

What information should the local LEO provide to the FAA when responding to Drone complaints?

TARGET AUDIENCE: Members of Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue and Emergency, Medical Service, First Responders, and administrators. This training is also valuable for agency employees and/or rated pilots who have are or will be working with or acting as UAS operators or pilots.  We can also schedule classes AT YOUR LOCATION.

  • New UAS Courses available, custom courses are also available. 

  • Recent training events: 

  • Valencia College, Orlando:

    Introduction to Drones, Responding to Drone Complaints, & Florida’s §934.50

  • Gulf Coast Public Safety:

    Introduction to Drones, UAS Safety
  • Pat Thomas Academy
    Introduction to Drones

Call  or email today: – 850 579 0705
or – 850-251-1223

TheDroneProfessorUAS (or Drone) operations can be expected to play and increasing role in law enforcement and public safety, as well as presenting new challenges for law enforcement response.

These courses focus on the integration of UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) into the law enforcement and the general public safety arena as well as preparation for response to drone complaints and incidents involving unmanned aircraft. This training series offers a broad view of the applications and implications for UAVS in Public Service as well as training for specific UAS operations.      

The Training Courses include:

  • Introduction to  Drones – 1918 to present
  • Responding to Drone Complaints
  • UAS Mission Planning
  • UAS Safety Operation
  • UAS Applications for Public Safety
  • Training for the FAA Remote Pilot Certification (Part 107)

Custom UAS Training Programs can be provided on request