(Slides above depict "Drone Theory & Design" curriculum)

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 25, 2019: The FAA now requires small unmanned aircraft owners to display the unique identifier assigned by the FAA upon completion of the registration process (registration number) on an external surface of the aircraft. Small unmanned aircraft owners are no longer permitted to enclose the FAA-issued registration number in a compartment.

Welcome to our Amazing Curriculum!
Drone Theory & Design Curriculum

We've developed a 16-UNIT CURRICULUM that truly focuses on the elements of STEM EDUCATION. Besides addressing essential theory and design concepts of today's DRONE TECHNOLOGY, the UNITs include problem-solving activities that are aimed at enhancing student understanding. Each UNIT includes Dedicated Handouts, PowerPoint™ Presentations, Vocabulary Definitions, Student Activities, Quizzes, and Teacher Lesson Plans.


Unit 1: Design & Documentation
Unit 2: Safety Considerations
Unit 3: Introduction to Drones
Unit 4: Fundamentals of Flight
Unit 5: Airframes
Unit 6: Electric Motors
Unit 7: Propellers
Unit 8: Electronic Speed Controllers (ESCs)
Unit 9: Flight Controllers
Unit 10: Batteries, Chargers, & Connectors
Unit 11: Transmitters & Receivers
Unit 12: Cameras, Gimbals, & Other Payloads
Unit 13: Ground Control Stations & FPV
Unit 14: Regulations & The FAA
Unit 15: Drone Maintenance & Battery Care
Unit 16: Efficiency vs. Performance
Curriculum Breakdown
Kit Build

Our "Drone Theory & Design" Curriculum comes with optional drone kits that the students can build! This hands-on activity increases understanding of the curriculum and stimulates thought for enhanced design options.

                                 Kit Disclaimer


Brushless DC  Motors Students learn how brushless DC motors work and why they are the best choice to power multicopters.

Drone Configurations Students learn about various drone configurations and the pros & cons of each in a build design.

Airfoils Students learn about the funda-
mentals of flight and how these principles apply to multirotor lift.

Curriculum Comparisons

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Drone Essentials curriculum

RealFlightA 5-Unit cost-effective "Drone Essentials" curriculum that allows you to introduce drone theory to your class. Also perfect for schools unable to fly actual drones. Has the option to incorporate flight simulators.

Learn to Fly curriculum

We also offer an 8-Unit "Learn-to-Fly" Curriculum that may be perfect for your situation. Great for middle-schools, after-school, and summer programs.

UAS Pilot Certification is Now Available

Get your students CERTIFIED as FAA-recognized Drone Pilots. Allows them to fly drones professionally for compensation.

FAA Remote Pilot License

* FAA "Educational Memorandum"

* FAA P.L. 112-95, Section 336

The importance of SAFETY is emphasized in all of our curriculum offerings, and current FAA REGULATIONS are thoroughly covered.