Drone Education

This course is designed for those individuals who have their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certification and plan to operate their aircraft for commercial purposes.  Participants will learn basic flight, mission planning and sensing the environment.  This training will also include introductions to imaging photo and thermal to better prepare the drone operator to support the needs of the film industry, emergency services, real estate, agriculture, and others. All participants must be at least 16 years old.

Note: Persons who have a commercial or private pilot license should not take this course.


Dr. Anthony Choi, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

John Granich, Founder of Advanced Airspace Management

Location: In-Person on Mercer’s Atlanta Campus OR Online

3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA  30341

Business and Education Building, Room 220
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OR attend synchronously online through Zoom. (Access link will be provided one week prior to program start)

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Registration opening soon.