Flight to the Future

Retool for the future 



Industry-leading educational program and more. Get equipped with the right knowledge and skills to become an effective, safe and compliant professional drone pilot, including FAA Part 107 test preparation. 

Then, experience the power of cloud connected drone operations and master everything related to a drone business, including concepts, technologies, industry applications, business practices and more.

How it works

There are four steps in this educational journey. In Step1, you'll focus on ground school for the FAA Part 107 examination. This step provides the necessary training and educational material that is needed to get certified as a commercial drone pilot.

Once you've been certified, Steps 2 and 3 will take you into the world of cloud connected drone operations and industry applications, respectively. Use AD Command and Control to harness the power of connected operations and data management. Then delve into specific industries for knowledge on application types and use cases.

Finally, learn how to set up a commercial drone business in Step 4 of the journey.


The four steps in your journey

Training and certification

Comprehensive ground training to prepare for FAA UAV pilot certification.

Using the AD Cloud

Cloud, IoT and AI capabilities that come together in AD Cloud’s Command and Control.

Mastering a solution

Get your drone and technology skills optimized for a range of UAV applications.

My drone business

Business setup, insurance, cloud connected drone with sensor package and more.

Step 1 lessons: FAA Part 107

Keynote: Prepare for takeoff!

Drone systems



Weight and balance

Aeronautical decision-making

The FAA's role in aviation

Airports and the National Airspace

Aviation weather and UAV procedures

Federal Aviation Regulations

FAA exam and certification

I'm certified! What's next?

A success kit for commercial drone operations

From novice to certified, commercial drone business owner in four easy steps.

Get the success kit for yourself or anyone interested in delivering professional drone services. Sign up for Flight to the Future and become a part of AD's powerful UAV ecosystem.

Flight to the Future participants are eligible to get discounted B2B drone services from AD, including hardware, flight training and advanced ground school for industry applications.

Courses in industry applications 

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