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Peltier – Part 107 Commercial Drone License Course

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For anyone planning to use a drone for commercial purposes, a Remote Pilot License is required. But the FAA Part 107 knowledge test is not something you can hope to pass just by winging it. 

To become a certified drone pilot, you need to learn a whole bunch of information related to airport operations, sectional charts, and more.

The fastest, most painless way to learn this information by far is by taking a course from an expert.

This course includes: #

  • 10 + hours of on-demand instructional videos
  • Quizzes for every video lesson and end-of-chapter tests
  • Unlimited practice exams (with more than 300 questions) 
  • Study guide and course outline to fill out as you progress through the lessons
  • Mobile and off-line access to lessons
  • Lifetime access to all materials
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Community support and one-on-one instructor support 
  • 1st time pass guarantee – full course refund, plus $175 test fee refund, if you don’t pass

The Instructor #

John Peltier is the instructor behind Peltier Part 107 Remote Pilot Training. As a former Air Force Pilot and later as a flight instructor for helicopters, Peltier has a strong background in aeronautics. 

He’s also a professional photographer and commercial drone pilot with experience as a Part 107 instructor for public safety agencies in search and rescue operations. 

All these areas of background and experience lend themselves to a strong teaching sense and skillful delivery of the material.

Peltier imparts professionalism and excellence to the course, so you can be sure you’re getting the best.

The Course #

John Peltier’s Remote Pilot course does much more than just give you the bare minimum of facts you need to know to pass the test.

He guides you into a thorough understanding of the concepts surrounding the FAA test material to make you a better and safer drone pilot. 

More than ten hours of video lessons are broken down into 37 individual lessons. They’re organized around chapters covering everything you are expected to know for the FAA knowledge test. 

Each video lesson is followed by a quiz on that material. Then there’s an additional chapter test at the end of each of the five content chapters. 

After you’ve completed all of the video lessons, you have the opportunity to take a practice exam as many times as you want.

This will help you identify the areas you need to review more for better understanding or show you if you’re ready to sign up for the real thing.

What You’ll Learn #

  • Updated Night Operations requirements, as well as regulations for operations over people and moving vehicles. 
  • Overview of all of the Part 107 regulations for drone operations, including the updated Category 1-4 classification and Remote ID requirements.
  • Recommended maintenance and inspection protocols for your equipment.
  • Introduction to airspace classification and special use airspaces and how to determine if you need airspace authorization.
  • How to read sectional charts to identify airspace and other relevant information for safe drone operations. 
  • Airport operations, including how to read NOTAMs and chart supplements, and where to find airport weather information.
  • How to decipher radio communications and where to tune in to hear air traffic and airport radio communication. 
  • How to employ Aeronautical Decision Making procedures to make safe decisions for your drone flights.
  • Physiological factors that can impact your drone operations and how to utilize good risk management practices for safer flights. 
  • Basics of weather theory and how to decipher standardized weather service reports such as METAR and TAF.
  • The basics of Loading and Performance for fixed-wing aircraft and rotorcraft

Additional study resources #

Other study resources include: 

  • Printable outline and study guide to fill in as you study
  • FAA test-taking tips
  • Interactive lesson review videos 

Plan on the course taking at least 2-3 weeks, if you can give 1 hour or so per day for study time. Once you’ve taken the practice test and feel confident with your results, you can sign up for your FAA exam at an approved testing center. 

Learning support #

For those who learn best with peer support, you have access to the Pilot Lounge community. Here you can ask questions on things that have got you stumped, or help other fellow learners figure things out together. 

If you’re really stumped with a particular topic or have any other burning questions, you can communicate with John himself on live chat or by email, and he’ll respond to you directly.

John is dedicated to making sure you learn what you need to know and set you up to pass the exam. 

Bonus materials #

On top of everything that you’ll learn related to the FAA knowledge test, John Peltier’s course includes bonus material on:

  • Remote Pilot resources
  • Where to get extra training
  • How to schedule your Remote Pilot Test

You can also get a certificate of completion signed by John, including his FAA instructor number if requested. You can show this certificate to clients or employers to certify your qualification as a Part 107 drone pilot. 

Group discounts are available, as well as discounted rates for veterans and first responders. 

Who this course is for: #

  • Anyone wanting to pass the Part 107 knowledge test
  • Drone pilots who want to use their drone for commercial purposes
  • Learners who want a streamlined process of learning vital information without having to piece it all together from various sources
  • Visual and auditory learners who benefit from seeing and hearing concepts explained rather than relying solely on reading-based learning


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