School of Drones

The School of Drones is run by Drone Training Ltd, primarily for its candidates and alumni, providing support with running commercial drone operations in the UK, advice with dealing with the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) and assistance with Permission For Commercial Operations (PFCO) applications.

However, the School of Drones also provides advice for those interested in operating drones commercially; so please feel free to browse through our blogs orĀ if you would like more information about commercial drone training then please get in touch with us here.

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What to expect from a CAA PfCO Audit

As the UK aviation regulator, the CAA is required to audit operators who have a CAA Permission for Commercial Operations. As a result they have asked us to pass on a few details of what to expect from a PfCO audit and some issues that have been raised to far. The...

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The Aerial Academy is rebranding

We have traded as "The Aerial Academy" since 2014, but the time has come to move on! This email was really the last straw after some ongoing discussions about our brand... "I came across your company and thought you may like to attend our event this year? I noticed...

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UK’s first PfCO course for women only

Course details As (formerly The Aerial Academy), we haven't formally introduced Carys! Carys is our newest instructor and will base her courses in Glossop on the edge of the beautiful Peak District. Carys blogs regularly as The Drone Lass and is an...

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Which Mavic 2 is best for my needs?

The DJI Mavic 2 series is rapidly replacing DJI Phantoms and other larger drones in some areas of the drone industry; but are they right for you and, if so, which one should you buy? There are a couple of obvious areas where none of the Mavic 2 drones are really...

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