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GROUND SCHOOL

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ADVANCED RPAS GROUND SCHOOL

September 24th - 26th & March 3rd - 5th 2022
 

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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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Live online by design. For an engaged & collaborative learning experience.

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Delivers

Delivers and surpasses Transport Canada knowledge requirements.

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360  Training

Theory. Policies & Procedures. Industry best-practices.

Course Details

Schedule

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 

Price

$825.00 + HST per person*

*Includes 3 month access to the Flytbox Learning Management System (LMS). 

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Curriculum

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:

  • Aeronautical Regulations

  • Aircraft and RPAS Systems

  • Human Factors

  • Theory of Flight

  • Navigation

  • Meteorology

  • Flight Operations

  • Radiotelephony

Learning Outcomes

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

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