• Getting Started with Commercial Drone Flying!

  • Steel City Flight Academy has designed this easy, video course for new/up-coming commercial remote pilots. We cover all the essentials you will need to get started with commercial flying that includes tips and exercises you can implement immediately that will help you become an expert remote pilot.

  • We walk you through the steps you need to know, starting with the "Training wheels" (Autopilot), and working your way up to Manual Operations (Note: Your drone should have Manual operation ability for this course). It is our goal to take you to the next level on your way to becoming one of the best-trained drone pilots in the United States.

What To Expect:

Steel City Drones Flight Academy will get you commercially flying your drone with confidence in the least amount of time!

Our Commercial Drone Flying course covers all the essential fundamentals with step-by-step, lessons that's easy to follow and understand.


  • Where To Practice
  • Aircraft Orientation
  • The Fundamentals Of Flight Controls
  • Circle Patterns | Manual Flight
  • Flying In Reverse Orientation
  • Wind Test
  • Wind Corrections
  • Introduction Into Manual Flying
  • Regaining Orientation / Recovering Aircraft
  • Rectangle Patterns | Manual Flight

Minimize Time – Our course gets right to the point so that you are learning what you need to know in the least amount of time.

Easy To Understand – Every lesson is visually easy to follow and understand.

Only What You Need – No Filler content. We focus on exactly what you need. Nothing More – Nothing Less.

Instructors – Real expert instructors are available to answer questions via email and phone.

Videos – Our expert video lessons are designed for optimal studying and understanding. Our topics are broken into shorter individual videos, allowing you to time, if needed, before moving onto the next topic.


    Sign up today for our Commercial Drones FLight - online course and get on-demand access 24-hours 7-days a week.


    Study at your own pace with the ability to stop and start the course as your schedule allows.


    Our course is designed by Dave King, an industry expert that understands how to make the curriculum easy-to-understand.

I'm New To Commercial Drone Flying, But, Do I Really Need To Take A Course?

We understand many drone hobbyist have become very comfortable with recreational flying. Over time many begin to consider turning their hobby into a form of income. That's great! There's nothing like making some extra money, or a career, out of something you enjoy doing.

Having said that, one big mistake often made by new commercial remote pilots is thinking they can simply take turn their recreational flight experience into a commercial application. All too often they are ill-prepared and run into several unforeseen issues that they never experienced when flying recreationally. When flying for fun, you often get the choice of location, the conditions you're willing to fly, and so on. When taking on a commercial job, there are many new factors, conditions, and flight patterns that you'll need to be become skilled in navigating and assessing before taking on a job.

Simply put, if you want to start on the right foot, impress your clients and decrease risk to your equipment and others, then the answer is, Yes. This Commercial Flight Course will give you a head-start you while saving you a ton of surprises, heart-ache and money.