About Us.

NW Drone Academy is devoted to helping pilots around the world operate safely 

Where are we?

Fairview, Oregon

Most of the classes we teach are taught in a beautiful facility owned by our company. We are available to come to your location and train as many people as you may have.

Meet your instructor:
sean mcLaughin

Helicopter Pilot, UAS Pilot

As a commercial rated helicopter pilot with hundreds of hours, Sean has a vested interest in making sure new UAS pilots understand how to share the sky safely with other aircraft. This is especially important in urban areas where heliports abound. His teaching experience in the Marine Corps and Corporate IT arena ensure students get efficient and concise learning. With a relentless sense of humor and love for aviation, Sean’s class experiences a fun, yet professional learning environment.

our Support Team:

At NWDA, we have a team dedicated to scheduling classes, quoting services, and organizing special requests. We pride ourselves on answering your questions and emails in a timely fashion, while providing a high level of customer service. Our knowledgeable team is standing by to help you with your drone training needs.