Drone Training with V1DroneMedia

V1DroneMedia is dedicated to training others to operate drones in a safe, reliable, and responsible manner. Our Chief Pilot, Jason Damman, is a certified flight instructor (CFI), holds FAA ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) certificate and FAA Part 107 drone license. He is a subject matter expert in national airspace and FAA regulations through his 20 years of experience in commercial airlines, and 7 years of V1DroneMedia commercial drone operations. He is also an instructor at the Tri-C Drone Academy For First Responders, provides classes and course work through Lorain County Community College (LCCC), and custom on-demand training to groups and individuals. We are also a founding member of the North Coast Drone Alliance, a non-profit drone professional association in the Northeast Ohio region, connecting and educating drone professionals in all industries and sectors.

We offer a variety of drone training classes geared toward your interest and skill level. If you would like to learn more about drone technology, its uses, and growth in applications in various industries, check out our pre-recorded Drones for Business Educational Webinar.

FAA Part 107 Drone License Prop ClassFAA Part 107 Drone License Prep Class - April 2023
Saturday, March 23 &  Sunday, March 24, 2024
9:00 AM – 4:30 pm both days
1 hour for lunch (lunch not included)

Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), have many applications in the following business sectors: agriculture, architecture and construction, conservation, delivery, emergency services, engineering, environmental monitoring, homeland security, media, and real estate.

This 2-day prep course will prepare all participants to take the FAA Part 107 Certification exam. The cost of the exam is not included in the course fee.

Overview of Topics:

  • Principles of Flight
  • Weather
    • Reading Aviation Weather Reports and Weather Sources
  • Airspace Classification
  • Reading Aviation Maps
  • Airport Operations
    • Traffic patterns, signs and markings, and radio communications
  • Weight and Balance
  • Pre-flight procedures
  • UAS Operations, Specifications, Limitations, Maintenance, and Reporting
  • Operational Waivers and Airspace Authorizations
  • Human Factors and Decision-Making
  • FAA Part 107 Pilot Certification and Registration Requirements
  • Drone Regulation Changes and Practice Exams
  • Third-Party Software/Apps
  • DJI Software Set-up and Navigation
  • Access to Covered Materials and Additional Resources

Where: Ohio Drone Repair – 2236 N Cleveland Massillon Rd. (Suite A) Akron, OH 44333

Instructor: Jason Damman (owner and operator of V1DroneMedia)

Class limit: 10

Class Registration closes on 3/18/2024


Ready to take the 1st step?

If you are are looking to fly drones for fun (as a hobby), or are exploring drones for a business opportunity but are not sure if you want to get your Part 107 license, get your TRUST Certificate within an hour, and go fly your drone to explore that hobby or a business!

Watch our TRUST Test YouTube VLOG to learn what TRUST Test is and how to get the certificate (click on the button below). Spoiler: FAA requires you to have the TRUST Certificate even if you are flying your drone for fun.


Do you have questions or would like us to post a blog or a video on a certain drone topic you are interested in? Contact us at [email protected] to let us know!