FAA Remote Pilot Exam Prep Class Online

Date: 10/1/2023 - 9/30/2024

Location: Online





Online FAA Remote Pilot Exam Prep Class

Course Includes:

  • Preparation for the FAA Remote Pilot Exam, specifically participants with limited drone experience.
  • Introduction to FAA requirements for drone operations, as they apply to both private and public entities.
  • Introduction to FAA Remote Pilot Regulations
  • Highlights some of the most common safety practices for both current and potential drone operators.

Course Outline

Introduction Video     

Module 1           Remote Pilot Regulations

Module 2           National Airspace System

Module 3           Aircraft Loading & Performance 

Module 4           Weather

Module 5           Flight Physiology, Crew Resource Management & Aeronautical Decision-Making 

Module 6           Airport Operations 

Next Steps Video


Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.


Register by 9/30/2024
Private Sector


Register by 9/30/2024
Public Sector


If you are having trouble registering, please email admin@umasstransportationcenter.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

Please be advised, cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the class, or the registration fee will not be refunded.

First Name Affiliation
Patti State of Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VT)
Brian Town of Natick
Sky Town of Milton
Steve Town of Chelmsford
Matthew Town of Easton
Alvaro Town of Tewksbury
Aldo UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Ben City of Somerville
  • David Price
    at GPI (MA)

    David Price is a UMass Course Instructor, Vice President of the Association of Professional Drone Pilots, and is the Pilot in Charge at Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.