SUAS-1000 History and Application of sUAS

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Course Length
4 weeks

Course Dates & Locations
Online beginning: October 1, 2019
November 1 2019
January 1, 2020
March 1, 2020
May 1, 2020

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Discover the fascinating history of small unmanned aircraft systems – from the role of aeronautical pioneers to the early aeronautic devices, their evolving uses, and other interesting facts that deal with sUAS (under 55 pounds). You’ll also get schooled on the varying ways sUAS technology gets used, and how crucial it is to the future of the industry.

Who Should Attend

Because Unmanned Aircraft Systems are rapidly transforming a wide range of industries and recreational activities, anyone interested in the use of UAS can benefit from this course. Individuals from industries with interest in using or learning more about UAS include:

  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Public safety
  • Mapping and surveying
  • Filming
  • Communications
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance
  • Retail
  • Safety
  • Emergency management

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of UAS in:

  • Early aeronautical pioneers and UAS development
  • Modern UAS development and use
  • sUAS Application
  • Future use and challenges

Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

About the Course Developer

 Dr. Brent Terwilliger

Brent Terwilliger

Assistant Professor
Worldwide Campus
College of Aeronautics 

Dr. Brent Terwilliger is the Program Chair for the M.S. in Unmanned Systems degree at Worldwide and has experience working more than a decade in defense contracting.

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