You bought a drone. And you're probably chomping at the bit to get the battery charged and take it out for the first test flight.
But before you do, you need to be aware of the rules and regulations that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has put in place for flying drones in the U.S.
And you should also be aware of your rights and the rights of those around you.
This class will teach you about the basic rules and regulations guiding the use of flying drones for both personal and professional use.
Class will consist of both lectures and hands-on time with the JJRC H36 6 Axis Quadcopter.
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including their history and developing role in the modern aviation industry. Topics include basic information regarding structural elements, avionics, flight control and guidance systems, navigation, remote sensing and human factors. It also covers UAS integration into commercial applications as well as some basic regulations and sanctions. Emphasis is on future employment in the field with a focus on commercial airspace.
Be both certified and qualified! The overall objective of this course is to provide the participants with a thorough understanding of what procedures and documentation are required to obtain a FAA Part 107 Commercial Drone Pilot's License. The course curriculum will include sUAS Operating Rules; Airspace Classification; Aviation Weather; and Sectional Chart Reading for passing the FAA test, as well as basic maneuvers with both small and large quadcopters. Class will consist of both lectures, micro-drone flying practice, and hands- on time with the professional grade DJI Mavic Pro Quadcopter.
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
It has been, and will continue to be, the policy of Harford Community College that all students, employees, applicants, and other persons dealing with the College will do so in an atmosphere that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or any other status protected by law. This policy includes, but is not limited to, decisions about recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, social or recreational programs, academic opportunities and enrollment.
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Harford Community College
401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015-1627