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About Us

Dedicated to providing an equal playing field in education for everyone

As a Non-Profit we feel we have a responsibility to engage, educate and facilitate new career opportunities for all of those who may not have the means to advance on their own.  We are able to provide workforce training programs in UAV Technologies through low tuition and various grants allocated to us. We want to give everyone a part at the future.  

UnManned Vehicle System Curriculum

Are you a beginner, expert, or somewhere in between? Not to worry! We offer a variety of high-quality courses designed to prepare you for your next step. Drone technology will be integrated into dozens of business verticals from now and into the future.  Our Proven Curriculum developed by Skip Fredricks teaches the entire skill set necessary to move forward into any of these new enterprise career positions from as simple as real-estate drone photography to flying AI passenger carrying drones.   

Commitment to Diversity

Our mission is to embrace diversity be it age, race or gender  through the  pursuit of education excellence both inside and outside the classroom. We encourage all to apply. 

Curriculum

Ground School FAA 107

Ground School FAA 107

Ground School FAA 107

UAV FAA Part 107 Drone Students in class room.

25 hours of interactive academic classroom study.  Designed for students to pass their FAA UAV Part 107 Remote Pilots License Test.

Basic Flight

Ground School FAA 107

Ground School FAA 107

UAV DJI Drone pilots training

50 Hours of hands-on practical Drone Fight. Teaches the basics of flight. At the end of this course students can fly basic photography jobs such as real-estate.

Intermediate Flight

Ground School FAA 107

Intermediate Flight

Part 107 FAA drone pilots learning cinematography, mapping, and photography at Grossmont College

25 hours of hands on flight designed to layer Basic Flight lessons into dynamic drone flight sequences. Students completing this course can fly and film professional video and film productions and events. 

Action / Cut

Mapping / Surveying

Intermediate Flight

UAV Drone cinematography education at golf sports event in Palm Springs

50 Hours of advanced flight cinematography techniques. Must have Part 107 & Completed Basic & Intermediate Flight. In addition to flying, this course also offers education in Post Production work. Once completed the students can field jobs in aerial video production.

Mapping / Surveying

Mapping / Surveying

Mapping / Surveying

Drone UAV mapping

30 hours, Students must have their 107 Pilots License and completed the Basic Flight Course. Using automatous 3rd party flight apps, students learn how to map using drones. Students completing this course can apply for high paying jobs in construction, agriculture and Inspection 

Security

Mapping / Surveying

Mapping / Surveying

UAV Drone security, surveillance and tactical training

50 hours, must have Part 107 and completed Basic Flight. This course teaches security and surveillance drone techniques and includes academic training for the Security Guard test. 

Events 2020

March 2020

On Hold

7pm - 10pm

Palm Springs

Event Details

March 2020

On Hold

Currently due to the pandemic we are holding off on events to ensure the safety of our students and faculty.  Stay Safe

7pm - 10pm

Palm Springs

Contact Us

Get in Touch!

Drone Flyers Academy

240 Lei Drive, Palm Springs, California 92264, United States

(323) 369-2584 / s.fredricks@yahoo.com

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed