EDUCATION AND TRAINING
We don't just fly drones, we tell people about them. Hover Solutions regularly accepts invitations to exhibit our drones and services at expositions, career fairs, STEM events, and community gatherings. We also offer business consultation services to new businesses seeking to incorporate drones into their practices.
Hover Solutions will work with educators and institutions to provide lectures about and displays/demonstrations of drone design, flight physics, regulation, and operations. In the past year, we've taught open-air sessions at:
We can bring our fleet of drones, display materials (including display monitor, demo reels, and live-streaming camera feed from one of the drones), small drone cage, and literature to most locations. We are happy to provide live flight demonstrations as long we are granted permission by the venue, and the flight can take place inside permissible airspace.
We are happy to speak and distribute literature about several topics, including:
Because we value education, Hover Solutions does not have a standard price for educational work. Please contact us if you are interested in having us present for your class, group, or event.
Discussing drones with the Oakland Mills Middle School debate team
As more and more business look at incorporating drones into their workflow, Hover Solutions is here to help companies make the transition thoroughly, legally, and smoothly. Our staff can help a business pick the right drones for the work they want to do, train personnel to become proficient in drone operation and regulatory understanding, establish record-keeping practices, and build a set of standard operating procedures to guarantee a good outcome from every operation.
We offer specific training in:
COO Nathanael Showalter presenting at the Bull Run District STEM Camporee
Holding an event? Testing a new system? Need a certified pilot? Hover Solutions, LLC, offers a pilot-for-hire service. Our pilots will familiarize themselves with your equipment and offer professional piloting to meet your needs. We've flown on behalf of DJI for the National Association of Broadcasters on the rooftop of the Newseum, and for numerous casual events organized by the DC Drone Users Group. Please contact us with details of your needs if you'd like to hire a pilot for an upcoming event.
Flying inside a cage on top of the Newseum with the US Capitol in the background
Hover Solutions is always looking for opportunities for public outreach. We are glad to present our tools and products at public gatherings, county and state fairs, career and trade shows, and community/street fairs. We offer an interesting and interactive display, educational content, and (where permitted) a unique product personalized and ready-made for event-goers to post to social media.
We've set up and presented at several events, including the Barracks Row Fall Festival 2015 in Washington, DC; The Aviation & Career Expo at Leesburg Executive Airport; and the Howard County Fair of 2016. We encourage event coordinators to contact us to fill an extra booth.
Training new pilots in aerial cinematography techniques in Las Vegas, NV