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Nicholas Rowland Earns FAA Part 107 Certificate

Posted Date: 08/29/2023

Nicholas Rowland Earns FAA Part 107 Certificate

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