Combined Course

3 day drone training course

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  • 3 days
  • No prior experience required
  • Max 12 people per course

Combined Course

UDT recommends students new to drone flying take the combined course as it includes 2 days’ theory training and 1 day flying and commercial operations training.

The flying training day includes hands on drone flying and an exercise of planning and flying a commercial job. The combined course leads to our recommendation to the CAA for granting of the applicants Permission for Commercial Operations (PFCO). This allows you to do commercial work with drones.

Ground School

Our 2-day ground course is included in both the Comprehensive Course and the Combined Course. If you choose our 3 day Combined course, this includes an extra day of practical instruction concentrating on how to plan and fly a commercial job. This is invaluable for those looking to maximise their chances of passing their flight test and those who want to “hit the ground running” when they start commercial operations.

If you wish to complete the course in three days with a flight test at the end of the third day you will need the following completed before the flight test:

  • 2 hours flying time in the last three months
  • Commercial drone insurance (at the time of the flight test)
  • A completed operations manual Part 1
  • Acceptable weather on the day of the flight test

All course days run from 08:30 to 17:00, please allow plenty of time for traffic.


Ground School (Day 1)

Day 1 of the Uplift Drone Training theory course will cover the following subjects that meet and exceed the CAA recommended syllabus.

  • Air law
  • Maps and charts
  • Airspace
  • Meteorology
  • Aircraft

Ground School (Day 2)

Day 2 introduces exciting new subjects that will expand your knowledge of Drone operations and prove invaluable in your career.

  • Airmanship
  • Human Factors
  • Operating Procedures
  • Ops Manual
  • Pricing Jobs
  • Revision
  • Test

Flying Training and Aircraft Evaluation (Day 3)

You will learn to operate safely £20,000 of Unmanned Aircraft, fully insured under our expert instructors guidance.

    • Paperwork, and risk assessment in the field
    • Site survey and set up
    • Introduction into GPS
    • GPS Manoeuvres
    • Introduction to Atti Mode
    • Emergencies
    • Fly 3 different aircraft from the Phantom 4 to Inspire 2 to the M600 Pro (restrictions apply)
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