PROFESSIONAL RPAS OPERATIONS
Delivers and surpasses Transport Canada knowledge requirements.
Live by design. For an engaged & collaborative learning experience.
100% Instructor Led
Hit the Skies Running!
Equip your team with the knowledge, operational skills, and industry best practices you need to be successful.
The Professional RPAS Operations course, delivers and surpasses the regulatory knowledge requirements to conduct advanced flight operations. This course effectively prepares students to sit the written and practical exams for the issuance of an RPAS Pilot Permit.
Using a scenario-based approach to training, a highly-regarded construct in aviation, this course ensures that students have the opportunity to apply newly acquired theoretical knowledge to practical exercises delivered throughout the course.
The Professional RPAS Operations course is delivered over four days.
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
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between the course offered for industry and the course for freelancers?The course for industry includes a flight training component specific to the industry and client needs. For the freelance course the flight training component is offered as an optional element.
Do I need to have my own drone to complete the flight training?No. We provide some very small drones to help with the manual flying skills and then transition to a DJI Mavic Pro Platform to provide experience in working with a comon professional platform.
What do I need to bring with me?For the radio exam (ROC-A) you will require one piece of government issued photo identification containing your legal name and date of birth (i.e. Passport, birth certificate, driver's licence). Please make sure that you have pens, paper, and/or laptop or tablet for taking notes.