• Getting your feet wet with drones.

  • From setting up your drone, to setting up the related software, to actually getting it off the ground can sometimes feel overwhelming, even a little intimidating. Then the concern of crashing your drone or unknowingly flying your drone illegally. You’ve paid good money for your drone and you want to enjoy using it without the stress !

  • Steel City Flight Academy has designed this easy, step-by-step, course for new drone users. We cover all the essential fundamentals you will need to get started with your drone.

What To Expect:

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

Our Drones 101 course covers all the essential fundamentals with step-by-step, lessons that's easy to follow and understand.


  • Components Of A Drone
  • Aircraft Features And Functionality
  • Battery Care And Maintenance
  • Recommended Accessories
  • Preflight Preparation
  • Takeoff And Landing
  • Fundamental Controls And Flight Basics
  • Controlling The Sticks
  • Line Of Sight
  • Recovering Orientation Without Automation
  • Flying Manually
  • Flying Exercises
  • Aricraft Calibration
  • Recreational Rules And Regulations
  • Insurance Options

  • 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 Drones 101 - 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 industry experts that understand how to make the curriculum easy-to-understand.

    I’m New To Drones, But, Do I Really Need To Take A Course?

    One of the biggest mistakes drone owners can make is flying a drone without having any understanding how to operate it properly. As result, there are numerous drone accidents, crashes and improper (illegal) drone flights. When you get down to it, you spent good money to own your drone; the last thing you want is to lose it because you didn’t invest a small amount of time to learn the basics.
    Simply put, if you want to protect your invest, enjoy your drone and operate it safely and legally, then the answer is, Yes. Learning the basics will ultimately save you more time and money.