This is a list of known schools that teach how to use ArduPilot (i.e. operation training) or software development.

Drone Japan

  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Languages: Japanese, English
  • Description: ArduPilot operation and software development training including writing new flight modes, attitude control and sensor drivers.
  • Schedule: One or two days training per month for four months. Custom training including intensive courses available on request.
  • Contact:

Drones Center France

  • Location: 30min from Paris, France
  • Languages: French, English
  • Description: Operational training for all types of aircraft from experienced pilots.
  • Schedule: One-on-one or group training to fit your schedule.
  • Contact:

LeTourneau University (LETU)

  • Location: Longview, TX, USA
  • Language: English
  • Description: four courses:
    • Intro to RPAS (history, applications, and regulations leading to the FAA part 107 certificate), Lab: build and fly RC airplane, program and drive APM:Rover
    • RPAS Operations (system architecture, control theory, and operational considerations), Lab: flight training with APM:Copter and APM:Plane
    • Flight Control Systems (systems engineering: discussion of robotic flight control and payload integration, MavLink UDP), Lab: Ardupilot test and integration into new airframes; advanced payload integration
    • Operations in the National Airspace System (real-world application of prior courses; data management/processing/analysis, geotagging, etc), Lab: use of Ardupilot vehicles used in prior courses to pursue data collection projects that benefit the community
  • Apply through the web here


  • Location: Sangju-si or Incheon, South Korea
  • Languages: Korean, English
  • Description: Supplies education programs about making and operating drones using ArduPilot and Pixhawk.
  • Schedule: One-on-one or group training to fit your schedule.
  • Contact:


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