Hit the Skies Running!
The Advanced RPAS Ground School course delivers and surpasses the regulatory knowledge requirements to conduct advanced flight operations. Upon completion, students will be able to confidently challenge the Transport Canada online Small Advanced Exam and the Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Restricted Radio Operator Certificate with an Aeronautical qualification (ISED ROC-A).
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Delivers and surpasses Transport Canada knowledge requirements.
Theory. Policies & Procedures. Industry best-practices.
This 40 hour course is delivered over two weekends to accommodate students engaged in full time employment. The schedule for both weekends is as follows:
Fridays: 16:30 - 20:00 AST
Saturdays & Sundays: 08:30 - 16:30 AST
$825.00 + HST per person*
*Includes 3 month access to the Flytbox Learning Management System (LMS).
The ground school curriculum fulfills those requirements described in Transport Canada’s Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems 250 g up to and including 25 kg, Operating within Visual Line-of-Sight (VLOS) - TP 152631. Included subjects of study are:
Aircraft and RPAS Systems
Theory of Flight
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
Describe the regulatory requirements to conduct legal RPAS operations in Canada
Critically assess the factors that have the potential to introduce risk to RPAS operations (e.g. weather, human factors, systems, etc.) and describe how they would mitigate those identified risks
Access and analyze aeronautical charts and flight publications for the purposes of conducting site-survey, ATC coordination, property permission, and pre-flight activities
Retrieve weather and NOTAM information and assess the impact on flight operations
Assess the airworthiness of their aircraft prior to and during a flight operation
Design, implement and exercise standard operating procedures