Training

Introduction to Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS)

  • Types
  • Applications
  • Capabilities
  • Regulations

Flight Training

    • Ground School
    • Principals of Flight
  • Operational Limitations
  • Vertical and Horizontal Speed
  • Weight and Center of Gravity
  • Horizontal Distance, Altitude, Endurance
  • Weather
    • Flight Safety
    • Flight Control (manual, autonomous)
    • Flight Planning and Mission Planning
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Aircraft Flight Simulation
  • Preflight, Inflight and Postflight Checklist
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Federal, State and Local Regulations
    • Good Practices and Right of Way rules
  • FAA Certificate of Authority (COA) process
  • Pilot in Command (PIC) Qualifications and Responsibilities
  • Observer qualifications and responsibilities
  • Recognizing and setting Early Warning Alarms/Signals
  • Flight and Certification Testing

Airframe Training

  • System Build Maintenance
  • Maintenance
  • Repair/Troubleshooting

Ground Support Training

  • Control Datalinks
  • Video Downlinks
  • Controllers
  • Ground Stations
  • Displays
  • Recording

Sensor and Payload Training

  • Remote Sensing Theory and Practical Application
    • Sensor Packages for Different Applications
    • EO/IR Sensors
    • NDVI Sensors
    • LiDAR
    • Gas Leak Detectors
    • Gimbals and Stabilization
    • Sensor Operator Qualifications and Responsibilities