Michael Johnson of Drone Lecture talks to us about drone training and aerial technology. They offer hands-on training, curriculum development that is designed for beginners to advanced pilots.

Michael answers our questions about drones below and on the podcast.

Michael Johnson from Drone Lecture. The photo is of a smiling man in a white shirt in front of a shelf of binders.

What do you make? 

I develop Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) test prep instructional content and related introductory advanced sUAS instructional content.

Who do you make it for?

Non profit organizations, academic institutions, private business sector and municipal agencies.

Where are you located?

We are decentralized. We have representatives in Pennsylvania, Florida, Georgia, New York, Maryland, and Texas.

Michael Jonson teaching at Drone Lecture. The picture features Michael standing in a classroom and students at computers.

When did you start Drone Lecture?

Drone Lecture launched in 2017.

How long have you been making?

I’ve been developing drone training for almost 5 years.

What inspired you to start Drone Lecture?

The evolution of aerial technology tools and lack of access to the underserved and under employed communities. 

What’s next?

Expanding our sUAS Instructional Content Accreditation options.

What was your favorite exhibit at the Faire?

The automated robotics projects.

What connections did you make?

Several from the secondary and the post secondary academic area.

What was the best moment for you as a maker? 

Explaining the wide range of sUAS non recreational capabilities to Faire attendees.

Michael Johnson on the podcast

Michael talks in depth about Drone Lecture’s training options and discusses expanding opportunities in the drone field for certified pilots and their crew over on the podcast this week. https://anchor.fm/phillymakerfaire/episodes/Michael-Johnson-Drone-Lecture-e16lgh0

Michael Johnson of Drone Lecture Online

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Drone Lecture at the Philly Maker Faire https://philly.makerfaire.com/call-for-makers/entry/585/