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Become a certified drone pilot

With Europe’s leading experts in unmanned aviation

droneLIONS | Professional training and qualification for remote pilots since 2009

Why droneLIONS Pilots are more professional?


We inspire your drone business


We train you in theory, practice and business development. Our goal is to help you become a sought-after expert who can generate demand and grow your business.


Join a market that is worth more than $22 billion a year


The Drone Market will grow to 42.8 billion USD by 2025. With a current market volume of already USD 32.5 billion in 2022, this is expected to grow by 15% per year over the next 5 years.

Unlock the potential of your local market


Let our experts Anna and Nico use industry best practices to help you create the business plan you need to grow your business fast. We provide you with the tools, templates and access to a vast network of clients.

About us

We have many years of flight experience since 2010 and constantly growing equipment for many situations.

As a certified coaching and training company we cover all required areas for remote pilot education. From individuals planning their very first flight to experienced pilots looking to get their certification as soon as possible, we’ve got you covered.

We, Anna and Nico, cover all trainings in southern Germany and northern Switzerland ourselves. For all other regions in Europe we have strong partnerships with over 50 highly experienced coaches and trainers for your high quality experience in drone operations.

We are also building Europe’s largest network for professional drone operators with over 3500 registered, trained and certified long-distance pilots.

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Its our passion to coach and train drone pilots in all possible business segments. With our continuously growing network of professional drone pilots and business experts we offer every new client a wide network of people to learn from.In our mentorship programs pilots can join us in real customer projects and get support from Europe´s leading experts in unmanned aviation.

Become a certified drone pilot

Get into the drone industry today. Eine Branche mit mehr als 15% Wachstum pro Jahr

Business Value on the Rise:

The appreciation and need for drone technologies is constantly increasing. As are its benefits for an ever-growing number of important industries and sectors. Business leaders recognize the benefits of UAVs and related applications because of their ubiquity, capabilities, content and efficiency.

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Training Plans

As are its benefits for an ever-growing number of important industries and sectors. New industries require adaptive engagement. Therefore, our training and education plans are regularly updated to meet market demands and enable you to become an experienced drone operator.

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Certification & Mentoring

Our drone certification programs and mentoring plans aim to help UAV enthusiasts, aspiring pilots and professionals to increase their knowledge of this rapidly evolving business area and more specifically to help them find a place and a future to build in this exciting sector.

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Examples of satisfied customers who have chosen the droneLIONS

The drone workshop with theory and practice was a lot of fun. With Nico, I had a very competent person by my side and in practice I felt safe and in good hands because it is not that easy. Therefore, the course is always recommended.

David L.
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Join the droneLIONS Academy starting from 169€ per year

From 2017 to 2020 nicopter GmbH was approved by the Federal Aviation Office (LBA) as an operating and testing facility of the recognized body DE.AST.001 UAVDACH-Services UG for the examination of remote pilot´s licenses according to § 21d of the Aviation Ordinance. During this time, we trained over 400 pilots for the successfully completed test.

Since January 2021 we have been offering training courses to obtain the EU certificate of competence and the EU remote pilot’s certificate. As the regional office of DE.PStF.010 UAVDACH-Services UG notified by the LBA, we also take the official test for the EU remote pilot’s certificate A2 according to the latest regulation (EU) 2019/947.