Basic RPAS Ground School (AVIA-1800)
The operation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), commonly referred to as “drones”, weighing over 250 g in Canada is governed by Transport Canada regulations. In order to operate an RPAS, the operator must adhere to the regulations and they must have an appropriate pilot certificate. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of RPAS and their basic operations, and to provide an overview of regulations. Topics covered include: air law, RPAS components, human factors, meteorology, navigation, and the theory of flight. Upon completion of the course, the learner should be prepared to write Transport Canada’s RPAS – Basic Operations and RPAS – Advanced Operations pilot certificate exams.
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