RPAS Pilot Certificate Overview

This document is an overview of the Drone Trust RPAS Pilot Certificate courses. There are two options to complete drone training with either a three-day classroom-based course for groups or via a self-paced online theory course. All courses include a one on one practical flight assessment with a RPAS flight examiner.

Recreational

Professional

This online course is suitable for the recreational drone pilot or for commercial activities conducted within the limitations of the Civil Aviation Part 101 Rule.

This course incorporates the Recreational course content which is bundled together with additional material to form the Professional course. It extends your knowledge to the higher standard at Part 102 level. It is suitable to for pilots who are using a drone in a professional capacity or their clients require a high standard of qualification.  This course is a requirement for pilots who are operating for a Part 102 unmanned air operator certificate holder (see more on this below)

PRIVILEGES

Operations within 4km of an aerodrome in accordance with Part 101.

PRIVILEGES

Operations within 4km of an aerodrome in accordance with Part 101 rules.

Allows the pilot to work for a Part 102 unmanned air operator certificate 

QUALIFICATION

Upon successful completion of the course you will have a RPAS Pilot Certificate to Part 101 standard.

QUALIFICATION

Upon successful completion of the course you will have a RPAS Pilot Certificate to Part 102 standard.

Flight Test NZ is a Civil Aviation Authority certificated Part 141 aviation training organisation. We have been providing specialised aviation training since 1998.  Flight Test NZ operates its drone training via the Drone Trust name.