Gizmag has a series of "how to" postings on drones by Loz Blain:
- Drone School 1: Choosing a beginner quadcopter
- Drone School 2: Know your transmitter
- Drone School 3: Your first quadcopter flight
- Drone School 4, not yet available,
will reportedly cover precision and orientation exercises.
See also for general information on mandatory registration in the USA: