SUAS-2000 SUAS Ground School

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program

Course Length
4 weeks

Course Dates & Locations
Online beginning: April 25, 2019
July 8, 2019 
Oct. 14, 2019 
Jan. 13, 2020 
April 20, 2020

*Registrations received later than three days after published course start dates will be enrolled in the next available course

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Prepare for the Part 107 Unmanned Aircraft General Knowledge Test while gaining a solid background in aviation knowledge, so you can feel confident operating sUAS safely in the National Airspace System.

The sUAS ground school includes four weekly modules that give students new to the aviation and UAS world a working knowledge of aircraft components and systems, FAR Part 107 knowledge and test prep with weekly and final assessments. Additionally, students are exposed to fundamentals of flight, weather, regulations, navigation, human factors and safety. By the end of the course, students are prepared to take the Part 107 exam.

Note: This non-degree course does not substitute for a license, degree, certification or required professional credential.

Who Should Attend

Individuals with interest in preparing for the Part 107 Exam

Course Objectives

  • Introduction to Aviation
  • Aircraft Components and Systems
  • Fundamentals of Flight
  • Airframes and Rotors
  • Regulations (including Part 107)
  • Navigation and Airspace
  • Weather Theory and Reporting
  • Introduction to Flight Skills
  • Introduction to Simulation
  • Human Factors
  • Part 107 Test Prep
  • Safety

Contact Us

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

About the Instructor

Scott Burgess

Scott Burgess

Associate Professor
Worldwide Campus
College of Aeronautics

Associate Professor Burgess' 32 years of aviation experience includes both military and civil aviation organizations.

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