The permit test for flying a drone is a lot more difficult than the average US driving test
It's a rite of passage in the US, a moment when most teenagers feel that they have found freedom, when they finally pass their driver's test. But there's now add a new hallmark on the entry into adulthood. Today (Aug. 29), anyone in the US can now make money flying drones-assuming they can pass the test.
The FAA released an 87-page study guide, any part of which test takers could expected to be quizzed on. It’s not light reading: It covers everything from the classes of US airspace, aviation-related acronyms, how to act as a pilot, how weather affects aircraft, the physics of flying, Morse code, and, of course, how to fly a drone.