This package is for new pilots to learn basic flight skills.
**NOTE: This package is included in most hardware specific trainings.
The RMUS UAS Foundations Training the follow 4 courses (plus 3 courses from the RMUS Intro to UAS Operations Package):
1 - Introduction to UAS Flight Controls
First flight basics using DJI Tello Drone (any small toy drone can be used).
- Launch and Land
- Basic Flight Maneuvers
- Controlled Circle
- Figure 8
2 - Introduction to Camera Settings
The course covers Aperture, ISO, and shutter settings and the impacts on image capture.
- Introduction to Camera Settings
3 - Introduction to Aerial Mapping
This is an introductory course for aerial mapping. It's the prerequisite for our more advanced mapping courses, software classes and equipment training. This course covers: Safety, Types of Maps, General Flight Planning, Ground Sample Distance, Camera Settings, Processing Images and Weather Effects on Maps.
4 - UAS Failsafe
Develop an understanding of causes of UAS failures and remedies.
This course will outline some of the most common causes of problems and circumstances a UAS operate can encounter during operations, what to do about them and how to prevent them.
- Visual Positioning Systems
- Video Disconnects
- Introduction to RC Disconnects
- GPS Discounts
- Compass Anomalies
- Battery Anomalies
- Auto Return to Home and Landing
+ RMUS Intro to UAS Operations Package includes the following 3 courses:
1 - Introduction to Commercial UAS
Beginning course on Commercial/Industrial UAS. Great starter course for all pilots and managers new to unmanned aerial systems.
2 - Introduction to Part 107 Concepts
Prep course to cover the more difficult concepts on the FAA Remote UAS Pilot Exam. This course also requires self study on students part to prepare for the exam.
This course was created to help prepare you for the FAA Part 107 Remote USA Pilot Exam. We cover a majority of topics, but we suggest using the Prepware App to study and practice for the exam. Once you're scoring over 80% on the Prepware test exams, you'll be prepared for the actual exam.
- Introduction to Part 107
- Intro to Latitude & Longitude
- AGL and MSL
- Ceilings and Floors
- Sectional Legend
- METARs and TAFs
- Additional Information
3 - Introduction to Drone Crew Responsibilities
This training is set up for 4 responsibilities: Visual Observer, Technicians, Camera Operator, and General Field Crew.
For smaller operations these roles may be handled by one person, for larger operations, one person can be assigned one of these roles.
- Camera Operator
- Field Crew
- Visual Observer