Drone Pro Academy | Free Course

Learn. Fly. Create.




  • Name Change!
  • Welcome!
  • 1.3 Join your local Drone Club (updated)

Module 1 | The Drone


  • 1.1 Intro / Safety
  • 1.2 Anatomy of a Drone
  • 1.3 What Drone Should I Buy?
  • 1.3.5 Beginner Drone options, Setup and Operation
  • 1.4 Camera Drone Unboxing / Setup
  • 1.5 DJI Flight Simulator
  • 1.5.2 How to Fly - Flight Training and Drills
  • 1.6 Intelligent Flight Modes
  • 1.7 Drone Webinar Training!

About Your Instructor

Chris  Newman

Chris Newman

Professional Drone Pilot

Chris Newman is a passionate professional remote controlled aerial videographer/photographer. Seven years in film and cinematography helped as a foundation in his aerial career. His passion and drive leads to amazing, dynamic, and cinematic shots. Equipped with technical ability, he designs and maintains his own helicopters that can heft cameras up to the Red Epic. A sampling of his clients include: Subaru, Ford, Mazda, Bear Naked Granola, Devin Super Tramp, Bass Pro Shops, Corridor Digital, Mountain Dew, Monster Energy, Goal Zero, and Contour Camera. He has also recently filmed the aerials for a Robert Duvall Feature Film and for IMAX in Haiti.