Course Description

This two-day hands-on course will cover various aspects of drone/UAV operation and applications. Topics covered will include: understanding airspace restrictions, pre-flight planning, on site assessment, emergency procedures, mission planning, camera settings, advanced settings, and flight display.

Students will also have the opportunity to learn, practice and demonstrate their skills with basic & advanced flight exercises with a group and an instructor.

While it is not required, we recommend completing the following courses prior to taking this course:

Students should have some familiarity with UAV/UAS features and Part 107 acquisition prior to attending this course. For novice operators, we recommend completing the two courses above or attending our four-day Drone sUAS Operators Comprehensive Course.

Students do not need to bring their own UAS to this course. Several different UAS platforms will be available to students for hands-on exercises. The age requirement for this program is 15. Please note that this course caps at 20 students to allow for a low flight assistant to student ratio.

For questions and/or concerns, please contact: Kyle.Hirshkind@unh.edu or visit the FAQ tab above.

This course is scheduled to take place in-person at the specified classroom location. Safety precautions revolving around COVID-19 will be in place to provide a safe environment for students, staff, and instructors. Please contact us with any specific questions or concerns.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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