Online FAA Remote Pilot Certification Test Preparation

Date: 8/8/2019 - 2/8/2020

Location: Online




This UMTC self-paced online course is based on a recorded presentation by Aviation and UAS industry experts and is geared toward individuals who wish to earn their FAA Remote Pilot Certification. Students will also learn about UAS Safety Management Practices that insurance companies and risk managers encourage.

This 9 hour course covers all required knowledge content areas of the FAA’s Remote Pilot Test including: Regulations, The National Airspace System, Weather, Aircraft Loading and Performance, and Flight Operations. Upon completion, students should feel qualified to take the FAA Remote Pilot Test.

Course Objectives

• To prepare attendees with minimal UAS experience for the FAA Remote Pilot Test.

• To introduce attendees to FAA requirements for drone operations as they apply to both private and public entities.

• To introduce attendees FAA Remote Pilot Regulations.

• To highlight some of the most common safety practices for both current and potential drone operators.


Register by 2/8/2020
Private Sector


Register by 2/8/2020
Public Sector


If you are having trouble with registration, please call 413-545-2604 for assistance.

First Name Affiliation
Rony Private Citizen
Sarah University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Jack UMass Amherst
Nicholas Alfred Benesch & Co. (CT)
Jason Private Citizen
Robert STCC
Peter University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ricky Alfred Benesch & Co. (CT)
Laura Mitchell Sand & Gravel, LLC
James Private Citizen
Mark Town of Westford Water Department
Karen UMTC UMass Amherst
David Town of Easton
Robert Town of Medfield
Hilary University of Massachusetts Cranberry Station (UMass)
Aldo UMTC UMass Amherst
Mike Town of Winchester
  • David Price
    at Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (MA)

    David Price - UMass Course Instructor, VP, Association of Professional Drone Pilots, Pilot in Charge, Greenman,Pedersen, Inc.

  • Ryan Wicks
    UMass Air Pilot at UMTC UMass Amherst

    Ryan Wicks - UMass Course Instructor, UMass Air Drone Pilot, Diversity Programs Outreach Coordinator