Speech to Text for Class teaches Shasta High students basics of flying drones
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lauren a group of high school students in redding are getting a hands on lession on flying drones. boxes action news now reporter mario montalvo joins us from shasta high school with details on how this class works. reporter live it's part of a class called robotics applications which teaches students how robotocs are used in the real world. vo students began learning the basics of drone operation last week using a simulator. today we caught up with them in the classroom as they piloted smaller pocket-style drones before moving on to bigger, more sophisticated ones. it's a skill that could give them a competitive edge when they enter the job field. sot full have a guy up 200 feet inthe air taking pictures. you can send a drone up and there, be up and down, take pictures, anything you need in 10 minutes ... especially with all this technology coming out, that's how this world's there's no point in not learning how to do this kind of stuff. 19 secs vo it's only been a week since they started learning how to fly but teacher brian grigsby says it's been so popular, kids are already signing up for next year's class. he says the goal is to make sure they learn everything they need to be able to get their f- a-a pilot's license after taking the class. reporter live grigsby says he'd ultimately like to find a way to supplement the cost of getting that license so the students pay little or nothing out of pocket. in redding, mario montalvo, action news