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Air Transportation/FAA Drone Operator

Gain the technical knowledge and skills to safely fly and navigate aircraft. Learn the principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft.


  • FAA Remote Pilot Certificate (Drone Pilot)
  • FAA Ground School
  • FAA Ground Instruction Basic

Direct Employment:

  • Drone Operator
  • Pilot Instructor

Job Leads To:

  • Air Traffic Control
  • Airport Management
  • Commercial or Private Pilot


Grades 10-12

Holland Codes:




Conventional – Investigative – Realistic

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Air Transportation – FAA Drone Operator


JTED @ The Bridges: M-F per school bell schedule* OR M/W OR T/TH 4 – 6:30 p.m.


*2/Year, 1/Year

Locations offering Air Transportation/FAA Drone Operator:

  • Innovation Tech High School
  • JTED @ The Bridges
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