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Introduction to UAS (Drone) Technology

Course number : DRN-001    Section number : B2
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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), or drones, are a technology that is changing the world and has the potential to be $100 billion industry and create thousands of new jobs, according to Goldman Sachs. Learn what a drone is and how it can be used. This introduction to the world of drones provides a complete overview of different types of drones, how they work, and how they are used and regulated. See how industry and businesses are using drones to redefine the way we look at images and collect data. Gain an overview of the content covered in the Commercial UAS (Drone) Pilot Certificate. See a drone in flight and review aerial footage.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

K Building

* Staff 

CEUs : 0.6



Please read:  Students must register for all courses in the series at the same time and the courses must be taken consecutively. Students who have previously completed DAP-848/158 UAS (Drone) Ground School, DAP-849/159 UAS (Drone) Flight School and/or DAP-850 UAS (Drone) FAA Remote Pilot Certification Prep will be exempt from repeating these courses, but must complete all other courses in the series. Students who have previously completed these courses and wish to complete the certificate program, will need to purchase the Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Safety (#978-0-9987295-1-0) textbook in either hardcopy ($145) or digital version ($99). This textbook is used throughout the program and supports the Small UAS Safety Certificate Program embedded in the program.

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Registration Closes On
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/29/2019 - 11/5/2019 Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Westminster, K Building  Map * Staff