Drone Racing Africa (DRA) runs a drone competency course that teaches drone owners to fly a drone safely and in abidance with the rules and regulations of the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The course provides students with the essential theory, practical knowledge and skills required to fly safely.
DRONE COMPETENCY COURSE JOBURG
Learn to Fly a Drone Safely and Competently
Drone Racing Africa is proud to present our 5 – Hour Drone Competency Course that has been specially designed to bring drone enthusiasts up to speed with the necessary theoretical knowledge and flying skills to pilot an RPA (remote piloted aircraft) or drone.
The course incorporates theory, simulator and practical training elements into an intensive but enjoyable 5 – Hour programme that will see you walk away with a certificate of competency and the confidence to fly your drone safely and within South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) regulations.
Session 1: Theory Training Subjects covered in our intensive theory session include:
- Human Factors
- Air Law & Procedures
- Navigation and Planning
- Principles of Flight
Session 2: Theory Examination and Practical Training
Our second session kicks off with a short multiple choice examination based on the theory component and then moves on to practical training, culminating in a practical ‘Sign Out’ Test from an experienced DRA Flight Instructor.
- Simulator Training
- Indoor Line of Sight Flying:
- Throttle management
- Hover control
- Roll/pitch/yaw box circuits
- Outdoor Line of Sight Flying on bigger RPA’s (weather dependent)
- ‘Sign Out’ Examination
Details: Ages: 13 years upwards Pre-requisites: None Equipment: All technical equipment provided Food and Drinks: Light Refreshments provided on site to students in between theory and practical sessions. Timings: 8:30am – 1.30pm – Training (AM) and Practical (PM) Cost: R2499.99