Drone Pilot Boot Camp

Drone Pilot Boot Camp
Course Objectives

To introduce drone/unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology and the skills required to operate UAVs safely and effectively.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  1. Understand the benefits UAVs bring to various industries
  2. Understand the aerodynamic principles and basic controls for operating a UAV
  3. Perform basic flight manoeuvres with guidance
  4. Formulate standard UAV flight procedures, including risk assessment and management
  5. Follow the basic framework for safe and effective UAV operation
Topics Covered
  • Types of UAVs and their uses
  • Basic aerodynamics and theory of flight
  • Basic UAV technology and flight controls
  • Singapore UAV regulatory framework
  • Standard operating procedures, risk assessment and management
This course is for you if
  • your pilot skills are non-existent or very basic
  • you want a good overview of the safety considerations of flying a UAV
  • you want a good overview of the applications of UAV technology
  • you have plans to become a CAAS-licensed UAV pilot
Trainer Profile

Chief Trainer: Nicholas Hon

Nicholas is Chief Pilot at Garuda Robotics Pte Ltd, and a holder of the CAAS Unmanned Operator Permit since the drone regulations framework was launched in June 2015. He has 7 years experience as a UAV pilot and instructor in the Republic of Singapore Air Force.

Course Schedule
Day 1
  • Introduction
  • Uses of UAVs in the world today
  • Singapore UAV regulatory framework
  • UAV technology
    • UAV equipment and parts
    • Flight controls
  • Flight simulator practice
Day 2
  • Getting to know your UAV
  • Flight simulator practice
  • UAV flight session 1
Day 3
  • UAV flight session 2
  • Pre-flight procedures
    • Flight planning
    • Risk assessment & management
Day 4
  • UAV flight session 3
  • Post-flight procedures
    • Documentation and logging
    • Equipment maintenance
Day 5
  • UAV flight session 4
  • Flight assessment
    • Pilot proficiency
    • Planning and safety practices
  • Course summary

Course Details
Duration: 5 Days - 9:00am to 5:00pm (8 hrs)
Flight practice: 4 guided outdoor UAV flight sessions (subject weather conditions)
When: 24 -28 October
28 November - 2 December

Class size: min 5 pax - max 20 pax
Price: $3,172.55 per pax (including GST) - payment advice will be sent out upon class confirmation

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  8. When the minimum class size (5 pax) is met, we'll notify you the details to make payment online. Once payment is made, your registration is complete.
9/26/2016 - 12/2/2016
62 Ubi Road 1, #06-26 Oxley BizHub 2, 408734
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