Drone Flight Crew Fundamentals

Drone Flight Crew Fundamentals Online Training

This course is designed for FAA Part 107 trained pilots who want to take their career to the next level. You will build upon existing skills in communication and teamwork that will prepare you to join flight teams for uncrewed aircraft systems. You’ll also learn how to use crew resource management to operate safely and efficiently and develop aeronautical decision-making skills to maximize your effectiveness in team environments.


Those who complete the 20 hours of coursework can be more competitive in the job market. In this self-paced online course, you will learn how to:

  • Develop strategies for a successful job search in the drone industry.
  • Apply aeronautical decision-making (ADM) and operational risk management strategies.
  • Analyze team dynamics in a UAS environment to support crew collaboration.
  • Use crew resource management (CRM) principles to perform operations safely and efficiently.


Coursework is intended to provide crew management skills needed to work effectively on drone flight teams and improve soft skills to become more competitive in the job market. Those who complete the course with a score of 70% or greater are guaranteed a job interview with DroneUp and prepared for job opportunities that exist across the growing industry.


This course is intended for anyone who meets the following criteria:

  • Existing FAA Part 107 pilots with some experience in the UAS industry looking to move out of freelancing into a full-time position.
  • Drone small business owners and solo pilots looking to gain more knowledge to expand their team or further build their business.
  • Individuals with military experience looking to make a career transition.


Completion Time:
20 Hours

U of A 10% discount available - view details

Guaranteed Job Interview!

DroneUp guarantees a job interview to all successful completers of the Drone Flight Crew Fundamentals course who also meet the following criteria:

  • Eligible to work in the U.S. unsponsored
  • Seeking full-time employment
  • At least 18 years old
  • Must have current FAA Part 107 pilot licensure