Our three day Part 107 course is designed to prepare professionals for the written FAA exam. Upon completion of the sUAS Commercial Remote Pilot Training participants will be prepared to complete the FAA written exam to receive a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA.

“This course was one of, if not the best, aviation training course I have attended in my years as a pilot. The instructors were professional and knowledgeable and made me very well equipped to further my UAS business.”  –Commercial Airline Professional Pilot and 2017 sUAS Commercial Remote Pilot Course participant


14 CFR Part 107 is the FAA Regulation governing commercial Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or sUAS. Also known as the Small UAS rule, Part 107 outlines the requirements for small UAS pilots operating UAS for work or business purposes, including obtaining a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA.


This three day, classroom based course covers all aspects related to UAS operation and safety considerations. Attendees will become prepared to take the FAA Unmanned Aircraft General knowledge exam. Passing the FAA knowledge exam allows the individual to apply for a Remote Pilot Certificate. View the course schedule to see all topics covered in the course.

This course includes the following:

  • Instruction by UAS experts on the FAA rules and regulations pertinent to small unmanned aircraft operations
  • The FAA knowledge exam required for the Remote Pilot Certificate
  • Guidance on how to set up small unmanned aircraft operations within FAA regulations
  • Free lifetime access to online refresher training for re-certification preparation

The well-being and safety of our campus and the community is our top priority. Kansas State University is taking measures to create social distance to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The following courses have COVID-19 restrictions in place. Full details about these requirements will be emailed to course registrants. Please contact profed@k-state.edu with inquiries.

Dates available:

  • December 7-9, 2020 (at capacity)
  • January 25-27, 2021
  • March 22-24, 2021
  • June 7-9, 2021

Interested in a discounted group rate or date specific to your organization? Contact us to set up personalized training!

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. View the sUAS Commercial Pilot Training Schedule for details. FAA exam time will be scheduled on the Thursday following the course. Exam time will be provided on the first day of the course.

Location: Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus in Salina, Kansas

Cost: $1,000. Course fee includes course instruction, course materials and notes, FAA knowledge exam, sectional map, daily refreshments, and lifetime access to online refresher training. Meals, travel, and lodging are not included in the registration fee and are the responsibility of the attendee. Visit our travel page for suggestions on getting to and staying in Salina.

$500 scholarship available for first responders in law enforcement, fire, and emergency management. Contact profed@k-state.edu for details.

Registration deadline: One week prior to course start date


A discounted rate is offered for companies sending multiple attendees. Discounts are tied to number of attendees as follows:

Number of registrants            Available discount             Total price

3 registrants per company     1 registration 50% off       $2,500

4 registrants per company     1 registration free              $3,000

For companies sending more than four employees, discounts will be applied in the same increments as indicated above.

$500 scholarships are available for first responders in law enforcement, fire, and emergency management. Contact profed@k-state.edu for scholarship details.


Please contact Professional Education and Outreach at profed@k-state.edu or call our toll free number at 855-552-0079.