Drone Competency Course Cape Town

Price from: R2495 per person

Duration: 5 hours

The 5-hour drone competency course consists of theory, simulator and practical modules. At the end of training, all students will be required to pass a theoretical exam and practical 'flight test', which is examined or 'signed out' by an experienced Drone Racing Africa Flight Instructor.


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  • Session 1: Theory Training Subjects covered in our intensive theory session include:

  • Human Factors

  • Air Law & Procedures

  • Navigation and Planning

  • Principles of Flight

  • Meteorology

  • 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




All technical equipment including use of drones is included.

Students will be provided with light refreshments on site in between theory and practical elements.

What should I bring?

Although we provide all drone equipment, if you would like to use your own drone during the workshop, please feel free to bring it along.

What should I wear?

Loose, comfortable clothing Hat and sunglasses during summer season

What skills do I need?

No skills or drone flying experience necessary.

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