The course will develop the student's knowledge and skills that are needed to safely exercise the privileges and responsibilities of a Remote Aircraft Pilot. Course content includes instruction in aerodynamics, aircraft systems, FAA regulations, U.S. Airspace System, weight and balance, aircraft performance, aviation weather, flight publications, radio navigation, cross-country planning and navigation, basic flight physiology, and flight safety. This course will develop the student's knowledge and skill needed to manage and operate small unmanned aircraft systems. Flight activities will include launch and recovery operations, emergency procedures, plus mission planning and execution. Students must complete the appropriate flight lessons to satisfactorily complete the course. Prerequisite: None (4-0-4). NOTE: Students enrolled in this course incur an additional lab fee of $500.
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