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Online Drone Courses

We’re on a mission to elevate drone pilots everywhere with the highest quality educational content, targeted to your needs. How do we know we’re offering you the absolute best courses? Because we’ve engaged our network of thousands of Dronegenuity pilots all across the United States, to ensure we’re providing relevant, up-to-date, and informative material for remote pilots of all experience levels.

Available Online Courses
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In-Person Drone Courses

Whether you’re looking to operate a drone for the very first time, or looking to learn advanced maneuvering skills, our in-person drone courses can set you up with a top-tier Dronegenuity Remote Pilot Instructor near you to show you the ropes. Click the link below to set up a 1-on-1 flight lesson, or you could even bring some friends along for a group lesson!

Available In-Person Courses

Part 107 Course

If you’re looking to break into the high-growth drone industry, this is where you start. Our specialized online course will prepare you for the FAA’s Part 107 Exam, which is required for commercial drone operations. We guarantee you’ll pass the exam, and once you do, we will welcome you back to join our proprietary network of pilots for potential job opportunities all across America!

Here at Dronegenuity, we’re not just academics, we’re practitioners. At the end of the day, that’s what separates us from the pack. Enroll today!

Areas Covered in Courses

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Ensuring the safety of manned and unmanned aircraft is at the heart of the FAA’s mission. All Dronegenuity courses, from our Part 107 Prep Course to our wide breadth of in-person courses, will focus on elevating your drone skills with a laser focus on safety. 

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FAA Drone Laws

Whether you’re a rocket scientist, a former pilot, or brand new to the skies, we’ll break down the complex jargon used by the FAA into language that everyone can understand.

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Flying Drones for Income

Dronegenuity courses offer real-world practical knowledge that you can apply the next day to generate income. If you’re looking to put your drone to work, don’t miss out on the expert-level information you’ll take away from our courses, which will enable you to differentiate yourself and become a more competitive asset in the drone industry!

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Drone Technology Insights

Drones can do a lot more than just take selfies, and new use-cases are spawning every day! Dronegenuity stays on top of the rapid technological advancement in the drone industry, providing you with courses to bring you up to speed on topics like thermal imaging, multispectral imaging, drone mapping, and more!

Training Anywhere in Illinois

We connect students with Dronegenuity instructors all over the state. Whether you are in Chicago, Peoria, Naperville, Rockford, or anywhere in-between, we've got you covered.

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Serving all of Chicagoland including Joliet, Schaumburg, and Naperville.


Serving Central Illinois across Interstate 74. Covering Peoria to  Champaign & Urbana.


Aerial photography for the State’s Capitol of Springfield and beyond, from Decatur to Southern Illinois.

Illinois Testing Centers

Already registered for an FTN on IACRA?

Have you consistently scored 85% on the practice exams in our Part 107 Test Prep course to guarantee you pass on your first  go?

Ready to sit for the exam?

Take a look at the testing center locations below to begin planning out your test day now - once you've found the locations closest to you, visit PSI's website to create an account, see prices, and schedule your exam!


So Illinois Univ At Carbondale Flight Services Dept 6817 Carbondale , IL 62901
Scott Air Force Base Testing Office (JSV00058)M 404 West Martin Street Scott AFB , IL 62225
Southwestern Illinois College 4950 Maryville Road Granite City , IL 62040
Shafer Flying Service 2070 Triad Rd. Saint Jacob , IL 62281
Airgo International 221 E Broadway Centralia , IL 62801
Lewis University One University Prkwy Campus Box 282 Romeoville , IL 60446
Illinois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook 130 S. Clow International Parkway Bolingbrook , IL 60490
Aviation Professionals Inc. 6321 S Central Ave Chicago , IL 60638
PSI Examination Services-Chicago 332 S Michigan Ave Chicago , IL 60604
Lumanair Aviation Services 43 W 752 U.S. Rte. 30 Sugar Grove , IL 60554
JA Flight Training 43W700 US Route 30 Sugar Grove , IL 60554
Illinois Aviation Academy 32W751 Tower Rd West Chicago , IL 60185
A.T.P. Inc. - DPA 31W775 North Avenue Suite 116 West Chicago , IL 60185
Avel Flight School 3N040 Powis Rd West Chicago , IL 60185
Windy City Flyers Inc. 1098 S. Milwaukee Ave. Suite #105 Wheeling , IL 60090
Parkland College 2400 W Bradley Avenue RM U203 Champaign , IL 61821
Blue Skies Pilot Shop dba Blue Skies Flying Services Inc 8411 Pyott Road Suite 106 Lake in the Hills , IL 60156
Skill Aviation Services LLC 2346 West Beach Road Waukegan , IL 60087
Poplar Grove Airmotive Inc. 11619 Rte. 76 Poplar Grove , IL 61065
Rock Valley College 3301 N. Mulford Rd Rockford , IL 61114
PSI Examination Services-Springfield (IL) 3223 S Meadowbrook Rd, Suite B Springfield , IL 62711

Illinois Drone Opportunities

All local students who pass their Part 107 Test are encouraged to join the Dronegenuity Illinois pilot network! We don't just train you - we take it a step further and welcome you to our local pilot network! It's completely free, and once you join, we'll send you drone job opportunities in your area that allow you to gain experience, build up a credibility, and make money! Below are a few examples of shots taken from our local Dronegenuity pilots near you.

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Meet the Team

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As the founder and CEO of Dronegenuity, Dan has a vested interest in the success of our tremendous pilot network, as well as our clients who trust us with their business needs. After hearing from numerous clients and in-network pilots about their desire to learn or improve specific drone-related skills, Dan saw an opportunity to elevate the drone industry as a whole - by launching Dronegenuity’s new course platform, to educate pilots and business clients on anything and everything related to drone operations. Dan’s management and leadership has helped propel Dronegenuity to the top ranks of drone service companies, and our course platform is no different. He has prior experience developing and teaching online courses, managing business development, and assisting with strategic and tactical marketing efforts.

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Customer intimacy is the name of the game to Erik – he’s got deep experience in a diverse breadth of roles that required an in-depth understanding of stakeholders’ needs. Since joining the company, Erik has focused on establishing strong ties with both our pilot network, as well as our business clients, in order to better understand their fundamental needs. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, Erik worked tirelessly to release top-tier courses for anyone who wanted to break into the industry. He fundamentally believed that developing and launching Dronegenuity’s course platform was the single most impactful way that the company could contribute to elevating the drone industry across the country. This guiding mindset will continue to drive the growth of the course offerings for years to come, allowing more households to break into the drone industry, supplement their income, and gain targeted knowledge that will differentiate them from the pack. 

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