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Drone quadcopter technology course scheduled at Penn College

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Buying or receiving a drone quadcopter this holiday season? Workforce Development & Continuing Education at the Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering a timely two-session drone quadcopter technology course in January.Participants will explore the fundamentals of quadcopter/unmanned aerial system theory and operation; familiarize themselves with basic quadcopter control theory through hands-on activities; and learn about Federal Aviation Administration regulations and how they apply to the operation of model aircraft, both as a hobby and on a for-hire basis.Students are encouraged to bring their drones to the final class, which includes an indoor flying session. Participants should enroll in the classroom session (Part 1) and one of the hands-on flying sessions (Part 2):Classroom Session: Drone (Quadcopter) Technology – Part 1Tuesdays, Jan. 12 and 19, 6 to 8 p.m.; the cost is $169Hands-on Flying Session: Drone (Quadcopter) Technology – Part 2Participants should select Session 1 (10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 23) or Session 2 (1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23). There is no additional cost for Part 2, however, completion of Part 1 is a prerequisite for attending Part 2.Contact Workforce Development & Continuing Education at 570-327-4775 or visit (under “Courses”) for a complete course listing, descriptions and dates, or to register. For information on credit offerings at Penn College, visit

Last Updated December 03, 2015