UMS 211 - Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) II

Course Description

Effective: 2017-05-01

Focuses on advanced Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) mission planning and operation of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS). Covers mission planning, operations, communications, autonomous flights, ground control station operations, crew management, emergency procedures, safety/air vehicle pilot checklist procedures, sensor selection, data collection and analysis. Examines advanced coverage of maintenance, operations support, and introduces geospatial product workflow. Emphasizes the ethical, legal, and safe use of sUAS.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 4-5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course builds on the introductory operational concepts provided in UMS-111 Small Unmanned AircraftSystems (sUAS) I. It provides in-depth coverage of the operational requirements needed to plan and complete advanced manual and autonomous missions while meeting FAA regulations covering the operation of sUAS. It adds additional coverage in all aeras including piloting, crew management, maintenance, cyber security, data processing, and risk management.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: UMS 111

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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