Introduction to sUAS

SAP151 - 18.00 Hours

Description

This course takes you from learning to fly drones all the way through to preparing for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) are a dynamic, emerging technology that will literally transform industries and have an economic impact of $100 billion over the next four years. This course is comprehensive, hands-on training that gives you all the vital skills and information you need to start piloting drones safely and legally. In addition to teaching safety best practices and piloting skills, we cover the types of flight systems available, their capabilities, and which one would be best for your use; we discuss how drones can be used in business and industry applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to business; and we teach drone photography and videography skills. This course is also designed to prepare operators to successfully pass the remote pilot knowledge test and achieve FAA remote pilot certification.

The course fee includes a workbook, training quadcopter with camera, a computer flight simulator with radio controller, and 50 FAA sample test questions.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course takes you from learning to fly drones all the way through to preparing for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones) are a dynamic, emerging technology that will literally transform industries and have an economic impact of $100 billion over the next four years. This course is comprehensive, hands-on training that gives you all the vital skills and information you need to start piloting drones safely and legally. In addition to teaching safety best practices and piloting skills, we cover the types of flight systems available, their capabilities, and which one would be best for your use; we discuss how drones can be used in business and industry applications, and how to apply drone technology to bring efficiencies to business; and we teach drone photography and videography skills. This course is also designed to prepare operators to successfully pass the remote pilot knowledge test and achieve FAA remote pilot certification.

The course fee includes a workbook, training quadcopter with camera, a computer flight simulator with radio controller, and 50 FAA sample test questions.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Every student must bring a laptop computer that meets the following requirements:

  • Operating System - Windows 7 or higher / Mac OS X 10.8 or higher
  • CPU - Intel Core i5 @ 3.4 GHz or equivalent
  • Memory - 4 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive - 2 GB available in hard disk
  • Graphics Hardware - Direct X 9.3 or higher compatible graphics card
  • Internet Connection - DSL or higher

Topics

Flying multirotor and fixed-wing drones+Indoor flight training+Diverse flight systems+Maintenance+Registration and certification requirements+Safety+Insurance+Industry applications+Featured systems (DJI, Yuneec, etc.)+Emerging technologies+FAA policies

Suggested Audience

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

Resources

Payment Options
  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
  • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
  • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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