Drone Training

MFE Rentals Drone Piloting Courses

Choose between our Two-Day Introductory Course in preparation for the FAA Part 107 Exam for commercial drone operation or our Five-Day Advanced Remote Piloting Course to receive training in advanced industrial environmental inspection.


Introduction to Phantom 4 Piloting

Our two-day course prepares students for the FAA Part 107 exam for commercial drone operators, and provides introductory training to DJI Phantom 4 piloting.


FAA Part 107 Exam Preparation
  • Regulations
  • Airspace
  • Flight Restrictions
  • Chart Study
  • Operations around Airports
  • Radio Communications
  • Maintenance
  • Preflight Procedures
  • Resource Management
  • Loading and Performance
  • Hazards and Emergencies
  • Aviation Physiology
  • Taking the Exam


DJI Phantom 4 Pro Training
  • System Setup
  • Using the DJI Go 4 App
  • The Remote Controller
  • DJI Intelligent Battery
  • The Camera and Gimbal
  • Advanced Settings
  • Emergencies
  • Autonomous Flight Modes
  • Flight training
  • Developing a Pre-Departure Checklist Conducting a Site Survey


    Advanced Remote Piloting
    Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Our five-day course includes all instruction from our two-day course, and then also explores the complexities involved in advanced commercial drone operation for use in industrial environment inspection.


    DJI Inspire Training
    • Introduction
    • System Setup
    • Flight Training

    How to set-up a Base of Operations
    Establishing a Safe Flight Environment
    Creating a Pre-Flight Checklist
    Potential Hazards of Lithium Batteries


    DJI Matrice Training
    • Introduction
    • System Setup
    • Flight Training
    • Camera choices

    Composing the Picture
    Developing Inflight Checklists
    Emergency Checklists and Procedures

  • Loss of orientation
  • Loss of GPS signal
  • Compass error
  • THURSDAY (cont)

    DJI Inspire Training
    • Loss of direct line-of-sight
    • Loss of video feed
    • Fly-away
    • Erratic movement
    • Structures in line of flight
    • Other Aircraft
    • Reporting Property damage
    • Reporting Injury

    Producing an After-Landing checklist


    An Intro to DroneDeploy
    • Creating a Flightplan that works
    • Fly the Plan with DroneDeploy
    • Monitoring the Flight
    • Post-Flight Processing
    • Exporting Data Files

    Operations Management w/FlightHub
    Good to Know: Software, Apps
    and other Resources.

     Inquire About the Drone Training Class

    Drone Training Course Location

    2829 East Sam Houston PKWY South,
    Pasadena, TX 77503

    Have questions?

    Contact us using the form below, or email Jason Acerbi at jacerbi@mferentals.com