In this course, you will learn about: The basic components of drones, how drones are currently being used and may be used in the future, and eight practical flight exercises you can do AT HOME!
- 1Introduction to the Unmanned Aircraft Industry
- 2Current and Future Applications of Unmanned Aircraft
- 3UAS Platform Configurations and Components and more!
DRONES: It seems like they're everywhere!
Little mini-copters, buzzing around.
If you’ve ever had the chance to fly a drone, you know how incredible (and addicting) it can be to actually get something in the air and fly it around.
Not to mention that with a drone, a regular person can get a live, birds-eye view of the ground without having to step foot into an aircraft.
There are also many applications that drones are being used for every day—people are constantly discovering new and innovative ways to integrate drones into their jobs and everyday life.
But you may run into problems if you just pick up a drone and start flying it around…
If you don't know what you're doing, you can crash.
When drones crash, they break.
When drones break, you lose money.
We KNOW, drones can seem pretty intimidating if you’ve never flown one.
How do drones work?
How do I figure out how to fly a drone?
These are valid questions, but don’t worry!
Drone Launch Academy is here to teach you how to MASTER the sticks and control your drone with ease, so you can zip around without fear of crashing, getting caught in a tree, or even worse… hurting someone or damaging property.
Once you complete the course, you can feel confident that you’re flying your drone safely.
Our interactive course allows you to learn about drones in a fun and easy way. With videos and quizzes throughout the course, you won’t be bored out of your mind reading pages and pages of content.
David is the founder of Drone Launch Academy. He is a drone enthusiast and an FAA-certified Advanced Ground Instructor, which means he has been tested and approved by the FAA to help students take and pass their FAA knowledge exams, such as the Unmanned Aircraft exam required for the Remote Pilot Certificate (what you need to fly drones commercially). David has held a FAA Private Pilot Certificate since 2007, which he obtained while studying at the College of Aeronautics at the Florida Institute of Technology.
Previously, David worked for the FBI as a forensic accountant and financial analyst. He also previously owned DCY Consulting, LLC, a finance and analytics firm that consulted with Fortune 50 companies such as Google and various start up companies such as SoapBox Soaps, Razoo, and From the Farmer. Mr. Young holds a master's degree in Finance from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting from Florida State University.
David is excited and humbled to have the opportunity to serve the amazing drone community and to train the newest wave of remote pilots.