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Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Course Dates & Locations
Online beginning: April 25, 2019
June 1, 2019
September 1, 2019
November 1 2019
January 1, 2020
March 1, 2020
May 1, 2020
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This course examines a SUAS standardization program for Public Safety organizations. The course will include the regulatory framework SUAS can operate, petitioning the Federal Aviation Administration for a Public Aircraft Operations (PAO) Certificate of Authorization (COA), key personnel, and crewmember evaluations. The course will also explore elements of flight operations documents necessary to standardize the way crewmembers perform.
Members of Public Safety (Fire/EMS/Police) organizations involved with unmanned systems programs and operations.
Joseph S. Cerreta
Embry-Riddle - Worldwide
College of Aeronautics
Dr. Joseph Cerreta is an Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide. He has 23 years of UAS experience as an instructor, manager, and director with UAS programs for the Department of Defense, Public Safety, and Academia.
Dr. Cerreta developed a UAS emergency management response capability with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, which also resulted in the National Weather Service’s use of UAS live-stream data specifically for tornado damage assessment for the first time in NWS history. He also co-developed a UAS for Public Safety integration program to stand up newly formed UAS aviation units in public safety entities.