Drones: Remote Pilot

Course Description

This course prepares students to take the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part A exam, which is a key step to becoming a commercial drone pilot. The field of unmanned aerial vehicles is growing rapidly, as the opportunities to use them for search and rescue, photography, recreation, inspection, and many others continue to multiply. Students will learn the critical facts to prepare for the test’s topics, which include regulations, airspace & requirements, weather, loading & performance, and operations. The course will conclude with a look at the most promising careers in the field of drones.

Course Requirments

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to the Drone Remote Pilot Exam
Module 2: Regulations Part 1
Module 3: Regulations Part 2
Module 4: National Airspace System
Module 5: Weather
Module 6: Loading and Performance
Module 7: Operations
Module 8: Drone Careers