Getting Started with Your Drone - Introduction to Pilot Operations

Join Danielle de Leon (Pilot EQ), for an instructional workshop on covering advanced topics and how to get to your next level of skill

Join Danielle de Leon (Pilot EQ) for an instructional workshop covering more advanced topics such as knowing how to get to your next level of skill, crash reduction, differentiating yourself as a pilot, and emergency procedures. She will also cover in-field flight protocol, practical tips for remote pilots, and important documents for all pilots.

More topics include:

  • Why Operations Matter
  • Risk Elements & Crash reduction
  • Pilot Roles & Checklists
  • Environmental considerations
  • Flight Simulations
  • External Variables
  • Differentiating yourself as a pilot

Your Instructor

Danielle de Leon
Danielle de Leon

Danielle de Leon is a specialized female drone pilot, photographer, and therapeutic yoga instructor based in Montana. She works on a diverse range of projects, from commercial, editorial, VR, documentaries, to feature films. She started with FPV Racers in 2014 and is one of a few females to fly an octocopter with a VR camera. She has worked with companies such as National Geographic, Google, UN Women, Disney+, BBC, HBO, and many others. Read more at or visit

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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