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Two-day Commercial Drone Operator Course to be Offered Feb. 9 & 23


Surry Community College will be offering a Commercial Drone Operator course in February for students who want to learn how to operate drones and prepare to earn a certification and permit.

The class will be meet on Saturday, Feb. 9 and again on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room J-107, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main Street, Dobson. Additional coursework will be completed online, outside of class time.

This training will prepare learners for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)/Drone Flight Certification. Upon completion, students will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NC-DOT UAS Operator Permit.

Pre-registration and pre-payment of $71 required. You may register online or use the printable registration form found at; to mail, walk-in, or fax your registration and payment. For more information, call (336) 386-3618.

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