Why go Pro?

For pilots who wish to earn their PfCO quickly, efficiently, and set themselves apart from the numerous commercial 'drone' pilots out there, the new ICARUS PRO course is for you!

The ICARUS PRO course centres around pilots becoming aerial operation experts. Based on the layout of the ICARUS Standard, the ICARUS Pro has an additional day which covers the following subjects and includes a full Night Permissions Course;

Night Permissions Course, Operations Manual Workshop, Operational Evaluation Demonstration and Small Training Drone. AMP’s instructors will also guide each candidate through the completion of the CAA's SRG1320 form (your application to the CAA for the issue of a Permission for Commercial Operation). 

Candidates will receive ICARUS Pro Merchandise an ID Card and the opportunity to be featured on the ICARUS Pro Webpage. Featuring profiles of each ICARUS Pro Pilot, the website will be used to highlight ICARUS Qualified UAV Operators & each ICARUS Pro Pilot will have a photograph, bio and link to their website featured on their 'pin' on the map!

Day 1

8.30am - 5pm

  • Intro & Air Law
  • Principles of Flight (PoF)
  • Metereology
  • Airspace and Operating Principles
  • Operations Manual & Risk Assessment

Day 2

8.30am - 5pm

  • Human Factors
  • Operator Responsibilities & Airmanship
  • Navigation
  • Flight Planning
  • Li-Po Batteries & UKLFS
  • Revision/Exam

Day 3

9.30am - 4pm

  • Night Rating Course
  • Night Flying Practical
  • Flight Test Demonstration
  • SRG1320 Workshop
  • Recieve ICARUS PRO Merchandise
  • Set up ICARUS PRO Profile & Feedback

PRACTICAL TEST (included in course price - to be booked at a later date determined by pilot proficiency)

2 Hour AM or PM Slot

  • On-Site Survey & Risk Assessment
  • Brief the instructor
  • Practical Assesment
  • Result & De-Brief

There is the possibility that you are able to do your Flight Test and Operational Evaluation on Day 4 of your course week please CONTACT US to discuss. 

All lunches and refreshments are provided for and included in the price of each course. 

What does this course include?



What is not included?


The payment to the CAA is paid directly to them over the phone after your documents have been submitted.

We recommend that you use Coverdrone or Moonrock for your Commercial Drone Insurance - give them a call to get a quote!


What are the stages to earn your PfCO (Permission for Commercial Operation) ? 


Why do I need a Permission for Commercial Operation?

Short answer - it is legally required for commercial drone flights. Go to our FAQS PAGE for more information. 


Why choose ICARUS?

We will guide you every step of the way on the path to gaining your CAA Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO) and believe we deliver the best training the money can buy. 

All ICARUS training has been compiled by former military pilots and is delivered by experienced operators or military aircrew, but don't just take our word for it, check out what some of our latest ICARUS Candidates think of their training...Go to our FAQS PAGE for more information.