This course will guide students deeper into the Unmanned Aerial Systems industry. Topics such as aerial mapping, land survey, agricultural applications and industrial inspections will be covered in this lecture/lab based class. In addition, the student will be introduced to operating professional Unmanned Aerial Systems. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites UAS 107
or AVG 142, and UAS 141
or AVF 141.
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Describe characteristics of a professional UAS operator.
- Recognize UAS terminology relative to aerial mapping, land surveying, agricultural applications, topographical mapping, crop scouting and industrial inspections.
- Develop critical thinking and applied learning skills relative to the UAS field.
- Evaluate flight situations and possible outcomes.
- Apply UAS operational terminology in a controlled environment.
- Connect decision making processes and problem solving skills with a variety of flight conditions and scenarios.
- Integrate commercial level flight data with UAS software to create accurate topographical maps, 3D modules.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Critically reflect upon skills, knowledge and abilities necessary to succeed in the UAS industry.
- Communicate with small groups to identify crew resource management.
- Negotiate crew resource management in UAS operations.
Learning How to Learn:
- Explore roles UAS technology will play in future generations and societies.
- Recognize the need for ensuring aviation safety and public perception of the unmanned aircraft industry.
- Transfer prior knowledge and experiences to flight scenarios.
- Generalize decision making processes as they approach different life problems.
- Predict future applications of current industry technology.
- Self-assess personal skills and knowledge in order to identify deficiencies.