Posted Date: 08/29/2023
CONGRATULATIONS! Nicholas Rowland earnd his FAA Part 107 Certificate yesterday, August 28. It was his first attempt to take the test certifying him as a Drone Pilot. Nicholas is a junior in the Pryor Aviation Program and his goal is to attend Oklahoma State University's Aviaiton & Aeronuatics program after graduation.
In order to fly your drone under the FAA's Small UAS Rule (Part 107), you must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA. This certificate demonstrates that you understand the regulations, operating requirements, and procedures for safely flying drones.
To become a drone pilot you must:
Be at least 16 years old
Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English
Be in physical and mental condition to safely fly a drone
Pass the initial aeronautical knowledge exam: "Unmanned Aircraft General - Small (UAG)"
For more information on becoming a drone pilot: FAA - Become a Drone Pilot