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Small Category (5 days) – Training Curriculum as per DGCA

Days of training
25 Kgs
Weight category
Topics curriculum

Course content

DGCA Approved Course

Can apply for UAOP

5 Day Course for Small Category

Assembly of Custom Drones

Flight Simulator Sessions

Field Flying Sessions


Regulations of DGCA, Civil Aviation Requirements
  • Classification
  • Basic Air Regulations
  • Salient points
  • Do’s and Don’ts
Basic principles of flight
  • Fundamentals of flight
  • Aerodynamics
  • Take-off, flight, and landing
  • Maneuvers, turns and circuit pattern
ATC procedures & Radio Telephony
  • Understanding ATC operations
  • Airspace Structure and Airspace Restrictions with knowledge of No Drone Zones
  • Communicating with ATC including Position and Altitude Reporting
  • Flight Planning Procedures
  • Collision avoidance
  • Radio Telephony (RT) techniques
  • Standard radio terminology and RT Phraseology
  • Practice Session in Radio Communication


Fixed wing operations and aerodynamics
  • Types of fixed wing drones, make, parts and terminology
  • Operation and maneuvers of fixed wing drones
  • Applications and operations
  • Advantages/disadvantages over multi rotor drones
Multi rotor introduction
  • Basic drone terminology
  • Types of drones, material used and size of drones
  • Motors and propellers
  • Electronic Speed Controller (ESC), flight controllers
  • Operation and Applications of drones
  • Advantages/disadvantages over multi rotor drones
Weather and meteorology
  • The standard atmosphere
  • Measuring air pressure
  • Heat and temperature
  • Wind
  • Moisture, cloud formation
  • Met Terminal Aviation Routine Weather Report (METAR)
Drone equipment maintenance
  • Maintenance of drone, flight control box, ground station
  • Maintenance of ground equipment, batteries and payloads
  • Scheduled servicing
  • Repair of equipment
  • Fault finding and rectification


Emergency identification and handling
  • In flight emergencies
  • Loss of link
  • Fly-aways (Straying)
  • Loss of power
  • Control surface failures
Payload, installation and utilization
  • Types of payloads
  • Parts of payloads
  • Installation
  • Features of payloads
  • Utilization
Image and video interpretation
  • Principles of observation
  • Interpretation of image/video
  • Analysis
Auxiliary Sessions | BVLOS Experiment & Night flying Operations
  • Concept of Operations
  • Test Procedure
  • Special Operations Risk Assessment


Flight Simulator Training
  • Pre-flight checks and start-up
  • Preparation cum coordination for flight
  • Take-off and flight stage
  • Approach and landing
  • After flight checks
Practical lessons in Lab
  • Assembling of drone
  • De-assembling
  • Integration of sub-sections/ modules
  • Integration of engine/propulsion system
  • Fault finding and rectification
  • Repair maintenance and documentation


Practical flying with instructor


₹ 45,000 (+GST)

Master the art of flight with our specialized drone pilot training course. Learn essential skills and gain practical experience to take your drone flying to new heights.

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