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    UNH Drone Academy

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UNH PD&T is the leading drone operator training solution in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. We have been offering our drone operator programs for three years. UNH offers custom programs that can be brought to your area or our open enrollment programs for engineers, land surveyors, city planners, photographers, academics or hobbyists.

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Custom Training

Searching for specific/private training for your business, organization, or team? The UNH Drone Academy is currently accepting custom training inquiries.

Our team of flight instructors can work to accommodate special requests throughout New England.


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Drone (sUAS) Videography & Photography

Next Offering: Begins October 1st, 2019

Students will receive training in video camera setup, camera maneuvers, shooting practices, pre and post production planning and film editing. In addition, the course will review safe flying practices with an emphasis on current FAA airspace regulations, rules and privacy concerns.

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Part 107 Drone (UAV/UAS) Pilot Test Prep Workshop

Next Offering: September 19, 2019 | Portsmouth, NH

This workshop introduces students to the FAA’s Part 107 non-hobbyist small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) regulations and the associated Part 107 Certification test. By the end of this workshop students will be more prepared to successfully pass the FAA Remote Pilot Knowledge Test.

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Drone (UAV/UAS) Operator Certificate

To Be Announced | 4 Days | Durham, NH

Offered in partnership with the NH Department of Transportation, this program is designed for current or future UAS pilots based in New England. Familiarize yourself with UAS equipment and safety protocol while learning more about how UAS technology is being used in different contexts.

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Portsmouth police ramp up drone program

Police officials on Tuesday heard plans for a three-officer team to lead a drone program, run by the Portsmouth Police Department, but available to area communities. They also heard about plans to address privacy rights while using drones during emergencies and large-crowd events.

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Taking Flight

UNH Drone Academy Trains Tomorrow's Workforce

Cloutier and his wife started Red Dog Aerial Media, which specializes in photos and video taken using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), otherwise known as drones, for businesses, broadcasters, real estate companies, construction firms and others. He’s also an instructor for Drone Academy, a new program from UNH Professional Development and Training (PDT) that immerses drone operators in the basics of safely flying and operating drones.

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