Drone Masterclass: Your Complete Guide to DJI Drones

Go from unboxing to flying in a day's time!
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Become a Master Drone Pilot! Why Wait or Waste Time?

If you’re looking to truly master the art of piloting your DJI drone, then you need to look no further than this comprehensive beginner course designed to allow you to really get the most from your new flying friend!

It doesn’t matter if you’ve never even taken your drone out of the box before; within no time at all you will be piloting it like you were born to! You will feel total and complete control over your drone’s movement and finally be able to truly make the most of it!

Your new drone piloting skills will allow you to capture truly awe inspiring videos and photography that it’s simply impossible to find any other way! To master your drone is to tap into a whole world of unexplored potential – the sky literally is the limit!

With this course you will be taken through every single foundational step of perfect drone piloting to allow you to steadily and constantly build on those strong foundations. 

I have left no stone unturned, no question unanswered and no students unsatisfied – so if you would like to learn the art of drone piloting waste no time, buy today!

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This course is designed to teach you all the steps needed to go from unboxing your drone to flying it, all within a day's time. You'll learn how to fly safely, legally, responsibly so you don't become another statistic for crashed drones.

Preview the lecture on Registering Your Drone for FREE to see a topic students are learning about.

While there are many course that teach you about drones and how to create professional footage, it's hard to find one that shows you the very basics to get started.

This course is designed for beginners, for those who have never flown and for those who don't want to spend days reading manuals, and searching the internet for answers to their questions. This course is also designed for DJI Phantom or Inspire owners, and is tailored to these drones.

Master your DJI Drone to Take Out-of-this-World Footage and Boost Freelancing Income.

To start your journey of taking breathtaking footage, and making extra money from your DJI Drone, you first need to know the basics. Walk before you run.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the components of your drone
  • Charge your battery & controller
  • Use the DJI app & controls
  • Register with the FAA
  • Take photos & videos
  • Update your drone with the latest firmware
  • Know which mode to fly in
  • Understand your fail-safe feature
  • Know the FAA safety guidelines
  • Improve your aerial photos through editing
  • Apply to legally sell aerial footage
  • Understand which gear/accessories are right for you


By the end of this master course you'll know everything you'll need to fly, and so much more. Included quizzes will help drive home what you've learned too.

It's easy to get excited, watch a couple of YouTube videos and immediately start flying your DJI Drone, but this is how you crash. DJI Drones aren't cheap, but if you know how to use yours properly, it'll last forever. Take the time to learn the basics and master your DJI Drone!

About the Instructor:

Kate started her love for photography at age 15, and constantly looked for ways to take her photography to the "next level." While traveling around the world, she realized there was no view quite like the one from above. She has since become a DJI Drone expert and wants to share her passion of aerial photography so others can experience the unreal views that drones can provide.

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a DJI Drone (Phantom or Inspire)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn and identify all the components of your drone & controller
  • Learn to power on and charge your battery & controller
  • Learn how to register yourself with the FAA
  • Learn how to update your drone's firmware by using your computer
  • Learn the safety guidelines enforced by the FAA
  • Learn to use the DJI GO App & become familiar with all settings
  • Learn the 3 different flying modes
  • Learn how to use your fail safe feature
  • Learn about your camera settings & options
  • Learn the controls of your remote
  • Learn to calibrate your drone before flying
  • Learn how to take off & land
  • Learn how to maneuver your drone when in the air
  • Learn how to take pictures & videos
  • Learn how to edit your aerial photos
  • Learn about helpful accessories for your drone
  • Learn how to legally sell aerial footage

What is the target audience?

  • This DJI Course is for beginners! No prior knowledge is needed, as all of the basics are covered. This course is best for those who have never flown but want to start now!
  • This DJI Course is NOT for those who have flown before, or for those who do not consider themselves a beginner.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: The Basics
01:17

Welcome!

This lecture will be an overview of what you will learn in the course.

04:31

This lecture will teach you about all the parts and pieces of your drone. Please note that your drone & controller may look different than the one shown, but the basics will be very similar.

Section 2: Getting Started
01:30

This lecture will teach you how to register yourself as a drone pilot with the FAA. This is a mandatory law, so please register and place your registration number on your drone before flying.

01:48

This lecture will teach you how to charge your drone battery & controller.

00:46

This lecture will teach you how to turn your drone and controller on!

02:42

This lecture will teach you how to update your drone's firmware by going online and downloading the DJI firmware package. You'll learn how to transfer the firmware to your drone.

5 questions

Quiz on registration, charging, turning on your drone and firmware update.

Section 3: Before Take-Off
04:20

This lecture will teach you the buttons and controls of your controller. You'll learn what each button does and you'll also learn how the control sticks control your drone during flight. Please note that your controller may look a bit different than the one shown, but the basics will all be the same.

01:20

This lecture will teach you about the different flying modes on your controller.

01:32

This lecture will teach you about your Return-To-Home Feature, and you will learn how it works, when to use it and how to initiate it.

14:54

This lecture will teach you how to use the DJI GO App and it will go over all the basic features, settings and menus.

10:50

Part 2: This lecture will teach you how to use the DJI GO App and it will go over all the basic features, settings and menus.

01:40

This lecture will teach you the main FAA guidelines that you have to follow to ensure safety. The FAA guidelines only apply to those flying in the US.

7 questions

Quiz on controls, modes, return-to-home, the app & safety.

Section 4: Time to Fly!
01:22

This lecture will teach you how to calibrate your drone when at a new location and how to take off.

01:21

This lecture will teach you how your drone maneuvers in the air when you use your control sticks.

01:30

This lecture will teach you and show you examples of photos and videos that you can take while flying.

00:23

This lecture will teach you how to land your drone when flying.

3 questions

Quiz on flying.

Section 5: Wrap-Up
04:35

This lecture will teach you how enhance your aerial photos by editing them.

04:14

This lecture will teach you about some interesting accessories that you may find helpful for your drone.

In addition to the accessories shown, I also highly recommend hard shelled cases. I personally use the Nanuk 950 Custom Foam Hard Case from Drone World. It keeps your drone safe and holds all of your accessories! 

03:12

(Updated Sept 2016) This lecture will teach you how to become a commercial drone pilot under FAA Part 107. Before September 2016, you needed to petition for the FAA 333 exemption and you needed a pilot's license.

3 questions

Quiz on editing, accessories and selling drone photography.

01:15

This lecture concludes the course and thanks you for your participation!

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Instructor Biography

Kate Kay, Professional Photographer, Videographer & Drone Pilot

I started my love for photography at age 15, and constantly looked for ways to take my photography to the "next level." While traveling around the world, I realized there was no view quite like the one from above. I have since become a DJI Drone expert and want to share my passion of aerial photography so others can experience the unreal views that drones can provide. In addition, I am known for my panoramic photography that capture the sweeping views of landscapes around the world.

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