The NRCIA is excited to announce a new partnership with OREP!
NRCIA members can sign up through the member portal to E&O Insurance, Business Support, and Risk Management. NRCIA Members get exclusive discounts for OREP’s services.
Who is OREP?
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The NRCIA is excited to announce a new partnership with UAV’s Drone Pilot Ground School.
NRCIA members are encouraged to sign up through the member portal to get $100 off the one-time course fee!
WHO NEEDS A DRONE LICENSE?
If you’re looking to fly a drone for any non-recreational purpose, you must get a Remote Pilot Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under the Part 107 regulations. Common names for this Certificate are drone license, Part 107 license, and Part 107certificate. Your Certificate can be used to operate a drone in all U.S. states and territories. You must renew the certificate every 2 years.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
From start to finish, it takes the majority of students 4-6 weeks to get their FAA drone pilot license.
Study with Drone Pilot Ground School
Most students spend 15-20 hours over 2 to 3 233ks going through the online self-paced lessons and practice tests.
Pass the FAA Exam
You’ll get 2 hours to take the 60-question multiple-choice test, and you’ll find our right there if you pass or fail.
Get Your FAA License
After passing your test, complete a 15-minute online application at home. Get your temporary certificate within 4-6 business days, and you’re legal to fly commercially!
WHAT’S ON THE TEST?
The FAA test has 60 multiple-choice questions. You have 2 hours to take the test, and you must get a 70% or higher to pass.
There are 120+ concepts in the UAS Airman Certification Standards. Here are some of the key topics you’ll be tested on:
Drone Laws & FAA Regulations
National Airspace System (NAS)
Reading Sectional Charts
Weather & Micrometeorology
sUAS Loading and Performance
Crew Resource Management
Radio Communication Procedures
Physiological Effects of Drugs & Alcohol
UAV’s Drone Pilot Ground School online test prep course covers all 120+ concepts that may appear on the Part 107 test. Interestingly enough, the FAA does not require that students demonstrate drone flight proficiency in order to get a drone license. The Pilot Program does offer hands-on flight training through in-person flying classes with experienced instructors.