SUAS-3200 SUAS 3200 Developing a SUAS Standardization Program

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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. 

Prerequisite: SUAS-3000


  1. Regulatory frameworks to operate sUAS
  2. sUAS Safety management within Public Safety organizations
  3. Standardizing flight operations and procedures

Who Should Attend

Members of Public Safety (Fire/EMS/Police) organizations involved with unmanned systems programs and operations.

Learning Objectives 

  1. Compare SUAS Public Aircraft Operations to Commercial Operations
  2. Develop a Federal Aviation Administration Certificate of Authorization (COA) application for SUAS Public Aircraft Operations
  3. Identify the elements of a sUAS Safety Management System and Individual Flight Risk Assessment (IFRA)
  4. Define key personnel in a UAS standardization program
  5. Compare proficiency to currency
  6. Determine crewmember evaluation requirements
  7. Identify the elements of a Flight Operations Manual and Standard Operating Procedure
  8. Identify the elements of SUAS checklist

Contact Us

Robert Kelly
Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
600 South Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3900

About the Instructor

Joseph Cerreta
Joseph Cerreta