FAA Remote Pilot Certification Test Prep Course - Springfield

Date: 6/12/2018 8:30 AM - 6/13/2018 4:00 PM

Location: UMass Center at Springfield
1500 Main Street
Springfield, Massachusetts




This UMTC course 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 12 hour course 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 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.

Course Objectives
• To prepare attendees with minimal UAS experience for the FAA Remote Pilot Written examination
• To introduce attendees to the current FAA requirements for drone operations as they apply to both private and public entities.
• To Introduce attendees on the current FAA Remote Pilot Regulations 
• To introduce both current and potential drone operators of some of the most common safety practices.

Course Modules
1. Applicable regulations relating to small unmanned aircraft system rating privileges, limitations, & flight operation

2. Airspace classification, operating requirements, & flight restrictions affecting small unmanned aircraft operation

3. Aircraft Aerodynamics, Loading & Performance

4. Aviation Weather sources & effects of weather on small unmanned aircraft performance

5. Maintenance & preflight inspection procedures

6. Flight Physiology, Crew Resource Management & Aeronautical Decision-Making

7. Airport Operations

8. Emergency Procedures

*Parking will be validated for the Tower Square Garage ONLY*

**Please be advised, that this class will be recorded for future training presentation. Participants will be asked to sign an audience release form.

For more information see the course flyer or contact Brenda Codella at 413-522-6434 or bcodella@umass.edu.

Click here for directions to the UMass Center Springfield.

First Name Affiliation
Rebecca University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Mitchell UMTC UMass Amherst
Jason Berkshire County Sheriff's Office
Chester Town of Tewksbury
Nathaniel City of Framingham
Ruben Town of Ware
Elizabeth Town of Wellesley
Tony Town of Wilmington
Matthew Town of Chesterfield
Sean University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Hollie University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)