Whether it’s through saving lives, improving safety or contributing to economies, serving and advancing the communities in which we operate is our overriding mission. Drone technology is new and evolving and we’ve been busy (and creative) getting it right! To Prove this, The Ripper Aviation Training Academy were responsible for the training, certification and operational implementation of the team that performed the World's first marine rescue by drone, in 2018. 

Through our vast experience and educational know how, global power house DJI has teamed up with The Ripper Aviation Academy, gaining the title as the only UTC Accredited Academy in Australia. 

Why choose us?

In addition to the Academy’s world-class training facilities, there’s the assurance you will be trained by a company at the forefront of the RPAS industry. We’re out there doing the job, working with some of the country’s leading businesses and organisations. We have a keen interest in ensuring all drone users are equipped with the knowledge and skills to conduct safe and effective drone operations.

We take an active interest in your progress and currency once you leave the Academy, with options available for continuation of training and additions to your initial qualifications. The skills associated with drone operations change rapidly and we will work closely with you to ensure you remain ahead of pack. Once a student, always a student!
We supply all aircraft and associated training materials. 

Options are available for those wishing to use their own aircraft during training courses (conditions apply).