Learn and train with UAS industry expert Jon McBride

One-day hands on flight training with drones provided by Autel Robotics

About the Autel Flight Workshop for Members of Women and Drones

Course Description: Members will participate in a one-day workshop learning about the various Autel drones. The workshop will include a classroom session on drone safety and an outdoor hands-on flight training with Autel Robotics. This is a comprehensive deep dive into the capabilities of the various Autel drones from the Nano to the Dragonfish.

Event Coordinator:  Jon McBride, Autel Robotics

Date: Sign up to be notified about our next workshop

Location: Salt Lake City, UT (Ogden area)

Regular Price: TBD

Note: Fee does not include travel, lodging, transportation, meals


  • Everyone goes through the basics indoor classroom setting, then travel to outdoor flying location
  • Pilots will be paired in teams of 2 – 3 for flying exercises
  • Pilots will have an opportunity to have hands-on flight with various Autel drones based on skill and experience
  • Flight demonstration of Autel Drones including the Dragonfish

Participant Requirements:

  • Must be a current W&D member at time of registration
  • Both recreational and Part 107 pilots are welcome to attend
  • W&D Participants must be fully vaccinated as defined by the CDC
  • Participants must bring personal protection equipment (PPE)
  • Must have transportation from indoor workshop to outdoor flying field (approx. 15 miles away)
  • Participants must bring a laptop or note taking equipment

Drone Requirements

  • Autel will provide drones for participants to fly during the workshop
  • Participants may bring their own Autel Drone

Workshop Schedule

Jon McBride will host Women and Drones for the day!

  • 9:00 – 9:30 am Arrive, meet, and greet
  • 9:30 – 12:00 pm Drone safety training, Q&A
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch, Travel to flight location
  • 1:00 – 4:00 pm Outdoor flight and demonstration
  • 4:00 – Wrap up with Jon McBride and Autel Robotics