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We Educate for the Future

The mission of UATI is to create an industry-standard level of training for the entire unmanned aviation industry. This level of standardization is critical to the future of our industry.

Our team has more than 30,000 hours of manned aviation experience, thousands of hours in UAS, and more than 30 combined years of experience in the aviation industry.

“There’s simply no subsitiute for experience in terms of aviation safety.”

Capitan Chesley Sullenberger (CPT Sully)

Unmanned Aviation is Aviation

…train like it

Test Your Knowledge

Do I need to register my drone?

Federal law requires all drones operated under 14 CFR Part 107 to be registered. The limited statutory exception for recreation requires…

Am I required to issue a NOTAM when I fly my drone?

A NOTAM is not required under Part 107 flights. They are only required if…

What are the differences in the types of pilot licenses?

A student pilot license (certificate) is designed for…

Is package delivery allowed under the Small UAS Rule (Part 107)?

Part 107 permits the transportation of property for conpensation or hire, provided the operator complies with all the provisions of the rule, including…

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Meet the Team

Nathan Alber

Nathan Alber

Director of Operations

Nathan worked as the Director of Training for Soaring Eagle Technologies and was an instructor for UATI before accepting his current role at UATI. Along with substantial UAS training experience, Nathan specializes in media and video production and adds creativity and additional innovation to the team. Nathan has a BA in Journalism from the University of Mississippi.

Will Paden

Will Paden

President

Will co-founded Soaring Eagle Imaging in 2015 as a premier aerial imaging and GIS company to create solutions by collecting data using the latest unmanned aerial platforms. Will has 2,500+ manned flight hours as a 20-year manned-aviation as well as a U.S. Army Blackhawk Instructor Pilot. Will holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Management from Mississippi State.

FAA Part 107 Virtual and In-Person Training

Instructor-Led training is the best way to prepare for the Part 107 exam and recurrant training.

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