Part 107 Remote Pilot

Remote Pilot

To Operate your drone for anything other than personal recreational use, you must have a remote pilot certificate. The basic requirements are not that stringent as indicated below.


Minimum Requirements

- Be at least 16 years of age

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Be in a mental and physical condition to fly a drone

- Pass a knowledge test

Estimated Cost $300-500*

- Training Materials

- Instructor (dual flight and Ground)

- FAA Written Exam - $150

*Additional costs are associated with this program and are all dependant on the individual student.

Sumter Aviation can help you prepare for the knowledge test and as a Certificated Flight Instructor, complete the required paperwork with the FAA to have your certificate issued.

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All flights originate at the Sumter County Airport. 

2945 Airport Road, Sumter, S.C, 29153

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