Drones @ South Hills – South Hills School of Business & Technology

Drones @ South Hills

South Hills can help you with all your drone needs, whether you plan to use a drone for your job or for fun! We have classes for everyone from beginners with no flight experience to professional sUAS pilots seeking certifications.

FAA Part 107 Drone Commercial Pilot Test Prep

This 18-hour class is for students with some small unmanned aircraft system flight experience and will include 14 hours of test-prep classroom training (Ground School) and 4 hours of instructor-led flying practice (Flight School). The $495 fee includes workbooks. Students will fly DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Aircraft during practice sessions.

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Drone Flying for Fun

This class is designed to introduce the student to the safe and responsible way to pilot a drone for fun and amateur photography. Students will practice on simulators first, then move onto small indoor type drones and end up flying DJI Phantom 3 pro drones. No drone flying experience is necessary.

Two-person teams are encouraged and receive a discount – this would be a great class for a parent and child!

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Drone Aerial Photography

This class is designed for professional or avid photographers and videographers who would like to add drone capability to their portfolios. Previous drone piloting experience is recommended.

Bring your own laptop and editing software, if you have it. A MAC focus will be used in class.

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Intro to Aerial Mapping and Modeling Using UAVs and Pix4D Software

This class is designed for engineering, mining, land development, and agriculture professionals who want to deploy drones in their operations. Students must have some drone operations experience (and preferably be FAA Part 107 Certified) and have an understanding of surveying, mapping, and/or basic civil engineering functions. Students can use this course for Environmental Mapping, Land Development, Surface Mining, Landfill Operations, Agriculture.

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