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Drone Operation and Safety Courses

Drones: An Introduction for Law Enforcement, Municipal Services and Public Use  NEW!

This seminar is critical if you work for a government agency, law enforcement, business or are an individual who uses drones now or plan to use them in the future.

Learn how drones can be effective tools for:

  • Law enforcement
  • Money saving tools for Department of Public Works for survey mapping and inspection
  • Helping to protect conservation land
  • and more

You will be introduced to the most common types of drones, their costs of operation and the major difference between aircraft.  Special attention is paid to the certification processes, insurance requirements and the penalties for operating illegally and guidance provided for developing community action plans along with safety management techniques to mitigate risk.

Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Instructors

David Price, co-founder of the Drone Consultant Group, specializing in drone training, certification and providing FAA certification for Government Agencies.

Joe Turner, an FAA certified drone pilot and commercial photographer.

Course Information

March 5, 2018, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, one day
March 5, 2018, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, one day

Dates/Time: Tuesday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, one day, March,5
Location: Haverhill
Cost: $229 + $25 materials fee
CRN: 264 Course Number: SBPD1188 Section: OWA

FAA Remote Pilot Exam Test Prep Course  NEW!

This 2-day program will prepare those even with minimal UAS experience for the FAA Remote Pilot written examination and covers current FAA requirements for drone operations applicable to both private and public entities.

It familiarizes you on current FAA remote pilot regulations and introduces both current and potential drone operators to some of the most common safety practices, including UAS safety management practices encouraged by insurance companies and risk managers. Additionally you will learn key safety features of certain models as well as how to develop and follow sound checklist procedures and maintenance protocols.

This program covers all of the required knowledge content areas of:

  • the FAA’s Remote Pilot Test including regulations
  • the national airspace system
  • airspace classification
  • operating requirements, and flight restrictions
  • aircraft aerodynamics
  • aviation weather
  • aircraft loading and performance
  • flight operations
  • flight physiology
  • crew resource management and aeronautical decision making
  • emergency procedures.

Upon completion, students should feel more prepared, confident and qualified to take and pass the FAA Remote Pilot Test.  Includes books and handouts, sample test questions and more!  Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Instructors

David Price, co-founder of the Drone Consultant Group, specializing in drone training, certification and providing FAA certification for Government Agencies.

Joe Turner, an FAA certified drone pilot and commercial photographer.

Course Information

April 2 & April 3, 2018, 9:00 pm to 4:00 pm, two evenings
April 2 & April 3, 2018, 9:00 pm to 4:00 pm, two evenings

Dates/Time: Tuesday/Wednesday, 9:00 pm to 4:00 pm, two evenings, April 2 and April 3
Location: Haverhill
Cost: $459 + $50 materials fee
CRN: 265 Course Number: SBPD1189 Section: OWA

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