Remote sUAS (Drone) Pilot Knowledge Test Prep Course

Description:

This course is designed for those that have all the necessary practical flying skills and would like to become commercially certified. As of August 2016, anyone operating a drone for any commercial or business purpose must obtain an FAA remote pilot certification. This highly focused course prepares you for the test to receive this certification.

Beyond drone-specific material, students will gain an understanding of much of the ground-school information covered in the FAA's knowledge test.
Topics covered include: regulation related to small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS); airspace classification, interpretation of sectional navigation charts, operating requirements, flight restrictions; aviation weather sources and effects; small unmanned aircraft loading and performance; emergency procedures, aeronautical decision-making and crew resource management; radio communication procedures; physiological effects of drugs and alcohol; airport operations; and maintenance and preflight inspection procedures.

The remote pilot knowledge test Unmanned Aircraft - General, includes 60 questions and requires a passing score of 70%. The test costs $150 and is paid separately to the FAA Knowledge Testing Center. With successful completion of the test you can apply for a remote pilot certificate for FAA Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations part 107.

The course fee includes a workbook, 50 FAA sample test questions and six hours of instruction. Actual FAA testing must be administered at an authorized Knowledge Testing Center and is NOT included in the course fee.
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Course: CEIT 115-00
Term: 1373
Section Number: 2
Schedule Number: 18976
Instructor(s): Kwasi Joseph
Location: Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC, Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC
Dates: Mar. 12 & 14, 2019 (Tue. & Thu., 6 - 9 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours
Seats Remaining: 30
Required Fees: Price
Registration$495.00