15-Day Drone Pilot Certification Program

Alpha Drone USA is excited to partner with the City of East Orange
in a pilot project that will train 25 residents to earn their
FAA Remote Pilot (Drone/UAS) Certification.

View details and apply below! Application deadline is July 6, 2022 at 11:59PM EST.


FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Eligibility:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Able to read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Pass the FAA Aeronautical Knowledge Test
  • Apply for and obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate

Alpha Drones USA Eligibility:

  • Current Passport/Green Card
  • High School Degree (GED Equivalent)
  • Be a resident of East Orange, NJ
  • Previous FAA 107 Experience (preferred)
  • Pass Background Check

Alpha Drones USA Qualification Requirements:

  • Responsible in handling large, sophisticated, valuable equipment
  • Operate safely, legally, and proficiently
  • Good time management
  • Situationally aware of surroundings
  • Punctual and reliable attendance
  • Ability to work in a team and under extreme field conditions
  • Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time and ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and high-pressure situations
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule; including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be willing to work multiple days away from home, working a varied schedule
  • Must be able to manage rest in order to be prepared for duty
  • Active listening and speaking skills

Class Start Date: July 15, 2022 at East Orange Public Library

This is a general outline, actual dates and times will be released closer to start of the course.

Day 1

Group Introductions

Course Introduction

Federal Aviation Regulations Part 107

Question and Answer Session

Days 2-13

Self-Study of Course Material

Milestone reviews of:





Operations and Procedures

Risk Management

Zoom conference calls with the group

Day 14

FAA UAS Mock Exams

IACRA Walk-Through

Course Conclusion

Day 15

FAA UAS Written Exam

Continue to Application Below

Application Deadline:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Selection Interviews via phone call on July 7-8, 2022

After downloading the form and filling it out, please save and send to info@alphadronesusa.com, with a subject line of East Orange Applicant

For technical questions, please call 1-800-270-4987 M-F 9am-5pm