Elevate Your Drone Operations

Take your drone business & flight skills to a new level

Consulting and flight workshops with Desi Ekstein “Drone Diva”

Have you recently passed the CFR Part 107 exam and asked yourself “Now What”?

Do you want to develop stick skills and learn how you can grow your business?

Do you need a coach or mentor to help you build a Drone Operations Manual for your business?

UAS Instructor/pilot Desi Ekstein “Drone Diva” is the coach and mentor

you need to launch your drone business or take your existing drone business to the next level!

Commercial Drone Pilot Desi Ekstein offers:

  • Elevate Your Drone Flight Skills and Business Development Workshop
  • One-on-one mentoring to help you understand the drone industry
  • Assistance with developing a Drone Operations Manual for your drone business

Desi knows the ins and outs of running a drone business. She can help you establish best practices for your flight operations.

Discounts available for Women and Drone members!

Elevate Your Flight Skills & Business Development Workshop:

This is a drone training session like no other. This workshop provides an opportunity to develop your hands-on flight skills to help you fly with confidence. The classroom sessions include mission planning, checklists, and flight safety. Also included in this package, guest speakers Kimberly Penn and Sharon Rossmark will discuss business development strategies.

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One-on-one mentoring with Desi:

Just getting started in the drone industry?
Are you thinking about launching your drone business but not sure where to start?
Have you launched your business but need help on building business?

Use the form below to connect with Desi.

Building Your Drone Operations Manual:

Successful drone business owners use consistent practices to ensure drone operations are safely implemented. And, as you grow your business and bring in other pilots you will want them to follow your established practices. With guidance from Desi you will establish a drone operations manual for your business.

Use the form below to connect with Desi.

One-on-one and group sessions available

Feedback from a Women And Drones member about Desi’s “Elevate Your Flight Skills Workshop” 

Desi Ekstein’s “Elevate Yourself” training primed me to understand the “now what, how to and next steps” as a FAA certified remote pilot. Desi and special guest speakers provided opportunities for active mission planning and safety, telemetry, data delivery, fight maneuvers, as well as business planning and financial strategies for my drone business. They were open minded about our feedback and needs, and continued to tailor this experience throughout the training. As a newbie to the industry, I am excited to add these tools to my toolbox that I can apply after today’s course, and that are critical to our success as drone pilots. Those who are ready for the next level would benefit from taking this course. I am uplifted, more confident and my skills have been elevated! Thank you.
— Renee, Las Vegas, NV

About Desi Ekstein:

Desiree Ekstein, known better in the industry as Drone Diva Desi. Ms. Ekstein is an Adjunct Instructor of Unmanned Aerial Systems at TCI MiraCosta College, in Carlsbad California. Desi has over 6 years of remote piloting experience, is an FAA Certified 107 Remote Pilot, and an AUVSI TOP Level 3 instructor and pilot. She is also a Lead Representative FAA UAS/Drone Safety in San Diego California, an FAA DronePro, and a UAS Safety Advisor for Women and Drones. Desi has logged UAS commercial flight hours in a wide variety of industrial applications and provides educational instruction for the Remote Pilot Part 107 exam.

Ms. Ekstein also teaches at Elementary Science Institute (EIS) for the “Girls Take Flight” as part of a young female STEM program and for On The Go Video.biz. She is the Co-host of Women and Drones Coffee Connection and is an international keynote speaker.

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