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Learn how to fly your drone with expert tuition on Saturday mornings at Burnley College

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Learn how to fly your drone with expert tuition on Saturday mornings at Burnley College

The course, which starts on 7 April and runs on six Saturdays, from 10am to noon, until 1 September in the college campus in Princess Way, is being led by fully-qualified, experienced drone pilot Mark Webber, a skilled Advanced Engineering Tutor at Burnley College.

Mark says:

“Drone Piloting has become one of the fastest-growing tech-based hobbies for people of all ages over the past few years. However, many people struggle to acquire the skills needed to make the most of their drone once the initial excitement has worn off.

“I fly my drone as a photographer and get a lot of enjoyment through the landscapes of Burnley and the surrounding area I can capture from the unique viewpoints it gives me. I want everybody to be able to use their drones to their fullest, which is why we’ve set up this course, to enable people to gain skills and get their drones out of the spare room and into the air.”

The course is suitable for all levels of ability, with emphasis on learning how to take off, fly and land correctly and safely, as well as gaining impressive tricks and skills. The full cost of the course is £60, or single sessions are £10 each. Those taking part should bring their own drone. Participants must be aged eight-plus (adults accompanying children will be offered a free pass to spend an hour in our award-winning Fitness Evolution fitness centre and gym).       

To find out more visit www.burnley.ac.uk; or email s.services@burnley.ac.uk.

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