5 Day Prep Course

Prep Course for FAA UAS Pilot Exam

UAS is a growing field. Whether you are an employer wondering how this new technology could benefit your company, a student or recent grad looking to give yourself that competitive edge or someone looking to learn a new skill, let GCC help and call (906) 307-1207 to enroll today.  

  • Personalized and Expert Instruction
  • Classroom and Field Applications
  • UAS regulations
  • National Airspace System
  • Understanding Loading and Performance Operations
  • Comprehend weather and National Airspace System 
  • Classes begin Monday, September 17, 2018. 


  • Monday, Sept. 17
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19
  • Monday, Sept. 24
  • Wednesday, Sept. 26
  • Monday, Oct. 1

All classes will be held in room B-21 (lower level) of the Jacob Solin Center for Business Education on the main campus of Gogebic Community College in Ironwood from 5-8pm CST on the listed days above.  

Cost:  $240 for the course which includes a $20 booklet

There is a discount for full-time students already attending GCC. 

The 15 hours of instruction will also include individual flight time by the students.

Students participating in the class will receive a FREE mini-drone ($20 value).

Only 30 students will be accepted into this course.

Drone Operations Facilitator/Instructor: Todd Gibbon, of Ashland, WI

Gibbon received his FAA part 107 Unmanned Aircraft rating in 2016 and worked as an airplane mechanic before becoming a civil engineer. In Gibbon’s engineering work, he used drones for topographic surveying, creating aerial mosaics and monitoring changes in vegetation.