Bootcamps Explained


PUBLIC PROGRAMS 

Bootcamp 99a icon

Duration: Half-day workshop (9:00am – 12:30pm)
Cost: $99
Drone included: No
Bookings: FOR ADULTS or FOR KIDS

Bootcamp 99 is a half-day workshop (morning session only) providing an introduction and familiarisation of emerging RPA technology. This workshop is ideal for enthusiasts keen to learn RPA basics, CASA rules and regulations and pre-flight skills without committing to a full-day event. If you already have a drone and wish to know more about where and when you can fly as well as gain insight into resources and apps to complement your flying, then this is an ideal option. Please note participants exit this workshop at the lunchtime break prior to the detailed flying activities. You can opt to continue and upgrade to the BOOTCAMP 159 option with the price difference payable on the day. It may be possible to upgrade to BOOTCAMP 229 or 289 but only if the drones included in these programs are in stock on the day.

The program features the following content:

  • What is a ‘drone’, UAV and RPAS? Types of drones explained.
  • The past, present and future of unmanned/autonomous aircraft.
  • How a drone works. Radio guidance systems and the transmitter explained.
  • Safety and CASA rules and regulations.
  • Resources and apps to complement flying.
  • Buyer’s guide. Tips and tricks. General advice.
  • Preflight and basic drone arming procedures.

Please visit the FOR KIDS page or FOR ADULTS page to book the next available workshop.


Bootcamp 159a icon

Duration: Full-day workshop (9:00am – 4:30pm)
Cost: $159
Drone included: No
Bookings: FOR ADULTS or FOR KIDS

Bootcamp 159 is a full-day workshop where you’ll fly one of our Syma X5UC drones. This workshop is ideal for novices looking to fly for the first time, those looking to fly before they buy or for recreational flyers that already have a drone and wish to be taught scaffolded flying skills to achieve a variety of milestones. This program will challenge you to complete a variety of flying activities and maneuvres in a contained indoor environment. You will leave the day’s event confident and empowered to fly independently utilising the systems, processes and strategies introduced to you in this fun, safe and engaging program. All systems, processes and milestones covered can be easily transferred and applied to your own aircraft if you already own a drone.

The program features the following content:

  • What is a ‘drone’, UAV and RPAS? Types of drones explained.
  • The past, present and future of unmanned/autonomous aircraft.
  • How a drone works. Radio guidance systems and the transmitter explained.
  • Safety and CASA rules and regulations.
  • Drone buyer’s guide.
  • Recommended resources, websites and handy apps.
  • Introductory flying drills and activities.
  • An outdoor flying session on the DJI Phantom 3 Standard.

Bootcamp 229a icon

Duration: Full-day workshop (9:00am – 4:30pm)
Cost: $229
Drone included: Yes
Bookings: FOR ADULTS or FOR KIDS

Bootcamp 229 is a full-day workshop where you’ll unbox and fly a Syma X5UC which you get to keep and take home. This workshop is ideal for novices looking to fly for the first time, those looking to fly before they buy or for recreational flyers that already have a drone and wish to be taught scaffolded flying skills to achieve a variety of milestones. This program will challenge you to complete a variety of flying activities and maneuvres in a contained indoor environment. You will leave the day’s event confident and empowered to fly independently utilising the systems, processes and strategies introduced to you in this fun, safe and engaging program. All systems, processes and milestones covered can be easily transferred and applied to your own aircraft if you already own a drone.

The program features the following content:

  • What is a ‘drone’, UAV and RPAS? Types of drones explained.
  • The past, present and future of unmanned/autonomous aircraft.
  • How a drone works. Radio guidance systems and the transmitter explained.
  • Safety and CASA rules and regulations.
  • Drone buyer’s guide.
  • Recommended resources, websites and handy apps.
  • Introductory flying skills, drills and activities.
  • An outdoor flying session on the DJI Phantom 3 Standard.
  • The program includes a Syma X5UC 4 Channel 2.4GHz quadcopter featuring a 2mp camera, auto-takeoff, fixed hover, 6-axis gyro, headless mode, 360-degree roll/inversion and more…

Syma X5UC


Bootcamp 289a icon

Duration: Full-day workshop (9:00am – 4:30pm)
Cost: $289
Drone included: Yes
Bookings: FOR ADULTS or FOR KIDS

Bootcamp 289 is a full-day workshop where you’ll unbox and fly a Syma X5UW which you get to keep and take home. This workshop is ideal for novices looking to fly for the first time, those looking to fly before they buy or for recreational flyers that already have a drone and wish to be taught scaffolded flying skills to achieve a variety of milestones. This program will challenge you to complete a variety of flying activities and maneuvres in a contained indoor environment. You will leave the day’s event confident and empowered to fly independently utilising the systems, processes and strategies introduced to you in this fun, safe and engaging program. All systems, processes and milestones covered can be easily transferred and applied to your own aircraft if you already own a drone.

The program features the following content:

  • What is a ‘drone’, UAV and RPAS? Types of drones explained.
  • The past, present and future of unmanned/autonomous aircraft.
  • How a drone works. Radio guidance systems and the transmitter explained.
  • Safety and CASA rules and regulations.
  • Drone buyer’s guide.
  • Recommended resources, websites and handy apps.
  • Introductory flying skills, drills and activities.
  • An outdoor flying session on the DJI Phantom 3 Standard.
  • The program includes a Syma X5UW 4 Channel 2.4GHz quadcopter featuring a 2mp camera with wifi for FPV, auto-takeoff, fixed hover, 6-axis gyro, headless mode, 360-degree roll/inversion and more…

SYMA-X5UW box

 


OTHER PROGRAMS 

Coming soon.


Drones 101 for Teachers icon

Duration: Full-day workshop (9:00am – 4:30pm)
Cost: $199
Drone included: No
Bookings: FOR TEACHERS

Drones 101 for Teachers is a full-day TQI-accredited program providing education professionals with insight into Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) as a potential resource and stimulus for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM); Media, Photography, Art & Design (MPAD) and general Project Based Learning (PBL) in schools.

Participants will gain an understanding of the potential provided by RPAS to the classroom as well as how to operate them safely abiding by CASA rules and regulations via an engaging and informative program incorporating a morning seminar session complemented post-lunch with a demonstration of various UAVs and the teaching of introductory flying skills.

Visit the FOR TEACHERS page for more information.

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