Special Topics- FAA Remote Pilot Certification

This special UMass certificate program is taught by Aviation and UAS industry experts and is geared toward individual who wish to earn FAA Remote Pilot Certification. Students will also learn about UAS Safety Management Practices that insurance companies and risk managers encourage.

This 15 hour course, broken into three hour workshops, will cover all of the required knowledge content areas of the FAA?s Remote Pilot Test including: Regulations, The National Airspace System, Weather, Aircraft Loading and Performance, and Flight Operations. Upon completion, students should feel qualified to take the FAA Remote Pilot Test. Course participants will cover all of the required knowledge content areas of the FAA's Remote Pilot Test including: Regulations, The National Airspace System, Weather, Aircraft Loading and Performance, and Flight Operations. Course participants will also learn about key safety features of certain models of UASs as well as how to develop and follow sound checklist procedures and maintenance protocols.atures of certain models of UASs as well as how to develop and follow sound checklist procedures and maintenance protocols.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Number: 
CE-ENGIN 197F
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, May 25, 2018