Lake Land College Offers UAS Certification Exam Preparation Course for Drone Operators Posted on February 21, 2020 Lake Land College is offering a 12-hour course that will prepare students for the Part 107 UAS Commercial Certification exam, taught by a certified flight instructor. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires drone operators to complete and pass an Unmanned Aerial System aeronautical knowledge test as one of the requirements for flying commercial drones legally. Students will receive basic ground school training, instruction and practice. The certified flight instructor will present lectures and materials explaining FAA regulations, the National Airspace System, weather, loading and performance, operations and safety procedures. The 12-hour course will span two dates: Saturday, March 7 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, March 8 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Class will be held at the Workforce Development Center, room 105, 305 Richmond Ave. East, Mattoon. The cost is $349. To register, go to lakelandcollege.edu/learn and click on the Drone Education course under the Professional Development tab. For more information, contact Jackie Wake, professional development support, at 217-234-5087 or firstname.lastname@example.org.