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March 5

March 5, 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Become a certified drone pilot with MCC noncredit courses

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will offer Intro to Drone Pilot Training on Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m.-noon and FAA Drone Pilot Certification Training on Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m.-noon. Both noncredit courses will be held in room 206 of the Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology on the Fort Omaha Campus, 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway. 

 

Intro to Drone Pilot Training will introduce students to introductory rules and regulations needed to safely fly drones in Omaha. Students finish the course by navigating drones through an indoor obstacle training course for hands-on, personal flight instruction. FAA Drone Pilot Certification Training is a nine-hour class that continues what students learned in the introductory course. Students will receive in-depth training on aspects and laws of the FAA before taking an exam that will allow students to earn a certification. Students must be at least 16-years-old to earn certification. 

 

For pricing information or to register, contact 531-MCC-2502 or cotterpohl@mccneb.edu

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.