Small Unmanned Aircraft Online Ground School

The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Office of Professional Education is offering a four week online course discussing the use of small unmanned aircraft systems to conduct inspections. This online course will provide you with entry-level understanding of the concepts required to use Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for conducting inspections. Topics will include an introduction to inspection types, flight operations, data collections and sUAS regulations. In addition to these topics, the course will discuss safety, flight planning, data collection and processing, maintenance and communications as these factors are essential to conducting safe and effective inspection operations


Key Topics

SUAS Inspection Missions:
Energy sector
Vertical Structures
Horizontal Structures
Disaster Relief

Flight Safety Integration
Sensor avoidance technologies
Platform capability limitations
Obstacle clearance issues

Flight Operations
Mission Assessment
Pre/Post Flight Planning
Fleet acquisition
Flight Training


  • Where: Online
  • When: The course will be offered on Apr 25, 2018
  • Who Should Attend: Individuals who are UAS operators interested in learning more about inspection operations and flight department managers interested in integrating sUAS for inspections.
  • Standard Course Fees: $399

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