Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Technology Courses

AVIA 30A – Pilot Ground School

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

The course provides the background required by the FAA in subject areas including: aerodynamics, aircraft performance, navigation, weather, and aviation regulations leading to pilot certification

AVIA 30B – Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

This course covers the foundations of unmanned aerial systems, including history, UAS systems, payloads, data links, ground support equipment, classes of UAS systems, categories, applications, mission planning and control and recovery systems.

AVIA 30C – UAS Image Analysis and Visualization

3 units: lecture 3 units; lab 0 units

This course is designed to develop image analysis skills to allow for the student to create 3-D visualizations for 3-D modeling. These visualizations are to be used to analyze the subjects of the imagery acquired through use of Unmanned Aircraft.

AVIA 30D – UAS Flight Operations and Flight Planning

3 units: lecture 2 units; lab 1 units

This course instructs the student in the operations and flight planning to include both fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft.

Last Updated 1/30/19