Drone Piloting Courses Available

Aug

08

Drone Piloting Courses Available

This Fall at SUNY Ulster

August 8, 2017
Stone Ridge, NY

Drone Piloting Courses Available

This Fall at SUNY Ulster

Registration is now open for a free information session and two specialized courses at SUNY Ulster in the growing field of drone/sUAS (small unmanned aircraft system) operation. The courses are intended to prepare pilots for the Remote Pilot Knowledge Test, which is required by the Federal Aviation Agency to ensure pilots are within regulations and legally operating for commercial use. After completing the sUAS classes, student Celeste Brunell passed the FAA Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and is now starting a new business, Ulster from Above. “Thanks to SUNY Ulster for providing these trainings in an affordable and professional manner. Roger was terrific!”

LEARN ALL ABOUT DRONE APPLICATION
Attend SUNY Ulster’s FREE INFORMATION SESSION at BOCES Open House in Port Ewen on this exciting new technology now available for commercial Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot Certification. Learn how drone use is changing the economy and creating new jobs. There will be a short flight demonstration. Registration is required. Instructor: Roger Uvyn
DCB 2163-01 W 8/16 6-7:30pm CT FREE

INTRO TO SUAS /LEARN TO FLY
If you are new to drone piloting, this 12-hour course will give you all the vital skills and information you need to start piloting drones safely and legally. This comprehensive course is designed to provide thorough instruction on drone systems, use applications, legal issues, maintenance, and FAA regulations, in addition to piloting skills and safety best practices. The course fee includes a quadcopter with a camera, computer flight simulator, and workbook.
DCB 2164-01 S 9/23 & 30 9am-4pm KSU $995

REMOTE PILOT KNOWLEDGE TEST PREP
To legally operate a drone for any business purpose, FAA regulations now require remote pilot certifi-cation. This course prepares you to successfully pass the comprehensive FAA knowledge test. Topics cov-ered include regulations, airspace, weather, loading and performance, and operations. The course fee in-cludes a workbook, 50 FAA sample test questions, and six hours of instruction. Certification testing must be administered at an authorized FAA Knowledge Testing Center and is NOT included in the course fee.
DCB 2165-01 S 10/7 9am-4pm KSU $495

For more information or to register, contact SUNY Ulster Continuing and Professional Education at 845-339-2025 or register online at sunyulster.edu/ce. Pre-registration is required for all courses.

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