If you’ve ever dreamed of learning to fly a drone and becoming commercially certified, now is your chance.
Ranger College is offering a drone course from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 5-7.
The course, Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, will teach students how to fly drones and prepare them for Federal Aviation Administration certification.
This course is a continuing education class so no college credits will be received. It will provide comprehensive, hands-on training that gives students all of the skills and information needed to start piloting drones safely and legally.
“Something we continue to do at the college is stay up with cutting-edge technology,” said Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development Dixon Bailey. “Kenny Weldon, he’s on the board at the North Texas Workforce Commission, and he was actually the one who brought the idea to us. He thought it would be great for the community and something the college could