A new business that recently opened at Festus Memorial Airport offers drone flying instruction for people wanting to make flying drones a profession.
A separate track will teach drone skills to kids, too.
“It’s our first Airversity Drone Academy,” said Bronwyn Morgan, chief executive of the academy. “We will open three or four more around the country. This is the center of our operations. People from all over the country will be coming here for training and instruction.”
Airversity Drone Academy Center of Excellence-St. Louis opened July 13 with a “launch” for the public.
Several dignitaries turned out for the opening of the new business at the airport, 900 Airport Road, in Crystal City.
Morgan said the business is expected to become a destination for professional drone operators in both the…