The following is a news release from Bella Wings Aviation:
As drone technology continues to develop and expand throughout the region, the second year of the University of Guam Drone Corps Program has officially commenced. In partnership with Bella Wings Aviation (BWA), students from UOG and GCC will participate in the FAA Part 107 Certification Program. The program provides first hand knowledge of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) and explores advanced topics including regulations, airspace operations, and innovation.BWA’s Drone Course includes a FAA Part 107 drone preparation course as well as practical education to fully understand the operating requirements and procedures to safely fly drones.“NASA Guam EPSCoR & Space Grant are so pleased to partner with BWA for preparing the next cohort of UOG Drone Corps. BWA are enthusiastic, passionate, knowledgeable pilots and will expose our students to various exciting applications of drones and prepare them to their FAA Part 107 license examination” said Dr. Romina King, Associated Director- UOG NASA Space Grant.“We are extremely proud to have been selected by UOG to support the second cohort of Drone Corps students. Our experienced team was built around the foundation that by creating an echo-system of drone pilots, we will stand to move along side all technological advancements and rise to the challenge to make drones what personal computers did 40 years ago” said Charlie Hermosa, CEO/Co-Founder of Bella Wings Aviation.With plans to develop systems and hire local certified drone pilots and technical and administrative support, Bella Wings Aviation and the UOG Drone Corps Program will be ready to respond to current and future demands.