Drone Piloting 101

Saturday / June 2, 2018 / 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Import this Event: ICS

LOCATION: Bluefield College – Harman Chapel, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA US 24605

COORDINATOR: Burma McChesney,

COST: $90.00


For aspiring pilots, learn to fly a quadcopter (commonly referred to as a drone) from the professionally licensed UAV pilots at Aerovision UAV. Have fun learning how to fly safely and responsibly. Practice with your very own Cheerwing CW4 (included in cost), and pilot a DJI Phantom 4 Professional. The tuition includes a new Cheerwing CW4 quadcopter with 2.4 ghz transmitter. Deadline for registration and payment is May 18 in order to have the drones ordered and received by the start of the class.

DATE: Saturday, June 2 (deadline for registration and payment is May 18)

TIME: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

TUITION: $90 per student (parent is welcome to attend with child)

AGES: 8 and up


To register for a FACS class, visit bluefield.edu/facs or call 276-326-4215. A $25 non-refundable registration fee and is due per student per class when registering for most lessons and classes (but not workshops). If registering more than one person within a family, the registration fee is discounted to $15 per person. In some cases, an additional supplies fee (i.e. art supplies) may be charged in addition to tuition.

Tuition and fees are due by the start of instruction and may be mailed and made payable to Bluefield College, FACS, 3000 College Avenue, Bluefield, VA 24605. For more information, contact FACS coordinator Burma McChesney by email at or by phone at 276-326-4248.

WEBSITE: http://www.bluefield.edu/facs/