Southern Crescent Technical College

SCTC to Offer Drone Certification Class

drone with camera being flown by person in background

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) has partnered with CrossFlight Sky Solutions, a Bluffton, South Carolina aviation company, to offer training for those interested in becoming FAA Certified Commercial Drone Pilots.  This training will be an instructor led class and will cover FAA rules and regulations, airspace classifications, risk assessment tools, aeronautical decision making, weather and more, preparing students to take the mandatory Part 107 FAA exam.

CrossFlight CEO Jerry Whittaker stated “We are ecstatic about our relationship with Southern Crescent Technical College. Through this partnership we desire to create a wave of certified commercial FAA drone pilots, ready to begin and carve their careers in the exciting and fast growing drone technology industry.”

According to Steve Hendrix, Director of Economic Development at SCTC, there has been a great deal of requests for a course in this emerging field of technology.  This program is a week long course offered through SCTC’s Continuing Education Department that prepares students to take the examination to become an FAA certified drone pilot.

For more information on the class scheduled for the week of July 16 at Southern Crescent Technical College please contact Steve Hendrix at 770-467-6072 or

For more information on CrossFlight Sky Solutions, please contact Brian McGuire at 843-338-0759 or