Gold Seal has been the #1 internet-based pilot training resource for over ten years.
Instructional modules and materials are developed and delivered by FAA certificated flight instructors.
Where FAA exams are concerned, we are THE subject matter experts.
Exam preparation is all we do and we do it exceedingly well.
Join tens of thousand of other pilots who have passed their exams with Gold Seal.
The Gold Seal UAV Ground School is the ONLY UAS training program in the United States that has received
approval as a ground training program by the FAA.
30+ Lesson Modules
Gold Seal’s renowned multimedia lessons cover every topic on the Remote Pilot test. These aren’t just
talking head videos
someone shot with a GoPro. You are part of the process. This guarantees better learning from start to
Every step of your progress through the Part 107 course is tracked. Pick up where you left off, no matter
or what computer you are on. Review your lesson status and archived quizzes at any time. No one else offers
Unlimited Practice Tests
The Gold Seal quizzing engine is the most sophisticated tool for pilots in existence. It offers random UAS
delivery in an infinite number of sessions. Question hints, flash cards, and video explanations are built
Real FAA Test Questions
This course offers the largest and most accurate database of actual FAA test question on the market. Over
test questions are constantly reviewed and updated to ensure that you are studying with the most current
No one is going to tell you that the FAA written exam is easy. Fortunately, the Gold Seal lesson modules
every detail. And for those times when you need a little extra help, an FAA CFI is available via telephone
email to help you out.
Certificate of Completion
When you complete the course, not only will you be confident that you are ready to make a great score on the
FAA exam. You will also be able to instantly print out a dated Certificate of Completion, signed by an FAA
certificated flight instructor.
Become a Commercial Drone Pilot
To fly your drone commercially you must pass an FAA written exam and become a certificated Remote Pilot.
Commercial UAS pilots fly under a subset of the FAA regulations called Part 107. Any unmanned flights that involve
payment or are in furtherance of a business or organization fall under the Part 107 rules. Note that even if you
fly for free and donate your services, if the ultimate use is commercial, you fall into the commercial drone pilot
category and must have a commercial pilot license (which is formally a “certificate”) to fly unmanned
What is the Part 107 Test Like?
The FAA written test for the Remote Pilot certificate contains sixty multiple choice questions. It is conducted on
computer at an FAA authorized testing center. You are given two hours to complete the exam. The test covers a wide
variety of aeronautical topics including aerodynamics, aeronautical decision making, risk management, the national
airspace system, sectional charts, airport operations, weather theory, weather charts, emergency procedures, and
(of course) the Federal Aviation Regulations covered in Part 107.
Where Do I Take the FAA Remote Pilot Test?
The Part 107 test is taken at an authorized testing center. There are hundreds of them around the country so it is
likely that one may be close to you. The tests are conducted by two companies: CATS and PSI Lasergrade. When you
are ready to schedule your exam, call both companies, provide your zip code, and they will tell you the closest
location. Schedule it over the phone with your credit card. The cost for the FAA exam is $150. You may call CATS
at 800-947-4228. Call PSI Lasergrade at 800-211-2754.
How Do I Prepare for the Remote Pilot Test?
This is the easy part. Simply sign up here at Gold Seal. The entire course is taken online and it covers
everything you need to know to make a great score. The course is made up of videos, interactive segments, flash
cards, quizzes, and mock FAA exams using real FAA questions. Your progress is stored in the cloud so that you can
start and stop at your leisure. Pick up again and it always knows your latest status. Every quiz is archived. This
allows you to review old quizzes and even print out PDFs containing just the questions you missed! Plan on
dedicating 15-25 hours of study time and you’ll do great.
If you are training in a corporate environment, Gold Seal’s UAVGroundSchool has management reporting options built
right on. This allows trainers/supervisors to monitor your activity.
Gold Seal has been training aviators for longer than anyone else. This is all we do. And we do it very well. Get
started now and you could become a certificated Remote Pilot next week!
The Gold Seal Guarantee – You Pass or We Pay
This one is so easy. No one ever fails when they study with Gold Seal. But if you do, we’ll reimburse you for the
of the FAA exam. To qualify, all you have to do is complete the course, score 90% or better on three practice
exams, score 80% or better on the Gold Seal final exam, and take the FAA Knowledge Test within five days after.