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General VLOS Certificate (GVC) Training


All our instructors are professional aviators with civil, military and current drone experience to provide a first class training environment.

£950 +VAT
£400 +VAT
Per 1/2 day Flying Training including
drone hire and insurance

This course will take you from scratch to becoming a fully qualified drone pilot able to fly in the Open A2 Category and operate any 0-25kg multirotor drone VLOS under the Specific category.

Course Overview

This course will include:

  • Pre-course learning manual with all the relevant topics you need to know to operate your drone within the Specific Category. We will also ensure you have completed the CAA’s Drone and Model Aircraft Registration (DMARES) online training and test and be in possession of both a ‘Flyer ID’ and 'Operator ID; and have conducted a period practical flight training either self-certified or with us as an RAE.

  • Online training with one of our instructors to teach you all you need to know to operate drones safely to include Meteorology, UAS flight performance, risk assessments, Air Law, UAS operating principles, airmanship and safety, human factors, navigation and charts, UAS general knowledge, operator responsibilities and operating procedures. 

  • 75 minute multi-choice exam

  • Operations Manual development

  • Optional extra practical flying training to prepare for your GVC flying assessment

  • Practical Flight Assessment at our Fonthill Bishop site

  • GVC Certificate when you pass the exam and practical flight assessment and valid for 5 years

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