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Fire & Police Drone Training and Consultations

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The One-Stop Shop to Launch a Drone Program in Your Department

Get your department trained with comprehensive, in-person UAV training and consultations. Our elite team of U.S pilots provide flight instruction, FAA test preparation or COA safety training, mission-specific EMS training and more.

  • Flight & UAS Instruction

    Our top flight instructors teach your team how to fly and operate drone and UAS technology. Students receive hands on instruction for your organization's preferred UAV make and model.

  • COA or Part 107 Assistance

    Operating drones for public use requires either FAA certification or a Certification of Authorization (COA). Keep your team FAA compliant.

  • EMS Mission Specific Training

    We train and certify drone pilots in specialized applications for use in emergency situations. From accident investigation and FLIR thermal imaging to missing persons and water rescue, we train your drone pilots to be ready to save lives.

  • Government Consulting

    We work with you to create Standard Operating Procedures manuals, FAA waivers, airspace authorization forms, UAS integration plan, safety protocols, and equipment procurement.

Custom Emergency Services Training

UAS Equipment Specific Training


Your team will gain expert mastery in drone flight and UAS operations. Students receive hands on instruction for your department’s preferred UAV make and model. DARTdrones trains pilots to fly a wide variety of drones, and specializes in DJI’s Matrice, Mavic, Phantom and Inspire.

Course lessons include:

  • Launching, flying & landing
  • Advanced maneuvers
  • Programmed flight paths
  • Emergency procedures


UAV Safety and Emergency Procedures 


Flying drones for public safety and emergency response requires comprehensive UAV safety expertise.

Designed by U.S. Navy pilots and FAA experts, our safety training is comprehensive, reliable and always up-to-date with current FAA requirements.

Course lessons include:

  • FAA Certificates of Waiver or Authorization (COA)
  • FAA Flight Restrictions
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Airspace Classifications
  • Airport Operations
  • Radio Communications
  • Aviation Weather
  • Crew Resource Management
  • Aeronautical Decision Making

Mission Specific Training


We train drone pilots serving a variety of organizations across government and emergency response, including state and local police departments, fire departments, search and rescue teams, federal law enforcement and emergency response.

Train your personnel to use drones for your unique mission. Our elite team of UAV experts can provide specialized training in:

  • Thermal Imaging & FLIR
  • Search & Rescue
  • Water Rescue
  • Fire Scene
  • Aerial Photography & Videography
  • Suspect Tracking
  • Incident Investigation
  • Flight Inside a Structure
  • Night Flight Operations
  • Security
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Drone Pilot Certifications

DARTdrones offers certification for government and emergency UAV pilots with specialized skill sets. Pilots wishing to obtain a DARTdrones certification must fulfill mandatory flight hours, requisite training, and must pass our in-person certification exam.

Certifications are available for the following specialties:

  • Public Safety Certification – Fire
  • Public Safety Certification – Search and Rescue
  • Public Safety Certification – Water Rescue
  • Public Safety Certification – Collision Investigation
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UAS Integration Consulting Services

Partner with DARTdrones to successfully leverage drones and UAS for your organization. A trailblazer in the civilian UAV industry, DARTdrones has been the strategic partner for government agencies and emergency services since 2014. DARTdrones works shoulder-to-shoulder with your leadership team to build UAV strategies and UAS programs from the ground up.

From developing standard operating procedures and custom processes, to navigating FAA airspace authorizations and waivers, DARTdrones is the nation’s top partner for civilian UAS implementation.

DARTdrones UAS Experts can help you:

  • UAV Strategy & Planning
  • UAS Program Assessments, Development & Compliance
  • Standard Operating Procedures & Manuals
  • FAA Airspace Authorizations & Waivers
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We have trained over 4,000 drone pilots from organizations such as

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Our experts are the best problem solvers in the industry. We look forward to the next big challenge and are happy to navigate new waters with our partners.

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