AVF 261 - Aerosonde UAS Flight Training

Course Description

This hands on flight course allows students to earn a manufactures certification from one of the leading UAS platform manufacturers in the U.S. Students will participate in live flight training utilizing the Aerosonde Small UAS platform, a leading platform currently operated for U.S Department of Defense customers around the globe. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours

3

Contact Hours

4

Lecture Hours

2

Lab Hours

2

Required Prerequisites

AVF 241 - may be taken concurrently and AVG 260

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:
  • Learn advanced aircraft systems and components along with advancing their flight skills and coordination. This specialized knowledge will prepare students for the Unmanned Aircraft System industry after graduation.
Application:
  • Apply what they are learning to real life scenarios. Decision making will play a large role in applying what they have learned.
Integration:
  • Apply what they are learning to real life scenarios. Decision making will play a large role in applying what they have learned.
  • Analyze situations and chose different outcomes.
Human Dimension:
  • Learn about themselves and what it takes to succeed in the Unmanned Aircraft System industry.
  • Evaluate themselves on their skill and knowledge level and assess their deficiencies.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Reflect on how their decisions and actions impact their aircraft, its sensors and people on the ground.
  • Recognize the need for ensuring a culture of aviation safety and public perception of the unmanned aircraft industry.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Learn what it's like to receive manufacturer specific training. This course is identical to the training environment a student would receive when working for a large Unmanned Aircraft System manufacturer.
  • The preparation necessary and professionalism needed for this occupation.