Drone Commercial license is for anyone who wants to fly a drone for commercial operations needs a permission from the CAA (CAA Regulations) known as a ‘Permission for Commercial Operations’ (PfCO).
Our PfCO course consists of a 2 day Ground School and an Operational Flight Assessment (normally at a later date).
Cost: £950+VAT (£1140 inc. VAT
The permission is held by the operator. The operator is generally a legal entity, such as an individual, company or charity.
This Permission lasts for 12 months. To gain this Permission from the CAA, you will need to:
- be at least 18 years of age
- demonstrate a sufficient understanding of aviation theory (airmanship, airspace, aviation law and good flying practice)*
- develop procedures for conducting flights, set out in an Operations Manual
- pass a practical Operational Flight Assessment (flight test)
Our PfCO course includes:
- 2 days of Aviation Theory Training and Examination
- Operational Flight Assessment (normally at a later date)
- Operations Manual assistance
- Recommendation for a Permission for Commercial Operation on successful completion
- Assistance with PfCO Application to the CAA
- Candidate course materials
- Sandwich lunch on the theory days and tea/coffee, etc
- Flight assessment day public liability insurance (may cost extra with other companies)
- Ongoing support for the first few months to ensure everything is going smoothly
- Support with first annual renewal including advice on legislation changes and operations manual updates
- 10% off Airdata UAV Drone logbook service
*Concessions against the theory part of the course are possible. See Section 2, Chapter 4 of CAP 722 for full details.
Discounts are available to companies who send more than one pilot operating under the same PFCO.