November 19 (Sat) 9:00am Drone Workshop (Paid)

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
This paid 1-day workshop is intended to train pilots to prepare for the FAA Remote Pilot sUAS Airman Certificate.  The workshop includes training and breakout sessions on the following schedule:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9:00am Course introduction (Paid)
 
9:15am - 11:45am Workshop Modules
• Review of the FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS)
• Part 107 Regulations for sUAS
• Airspace Classification and Operational requirements
• How to interpret the FAA Aeronautical charts
• What are sources for Aeronautical information
• What are the rules governing operation in the airspace 
• Weather and Aviation weather sources and information
• What are the weather factors to consider for sUAS
• Where to find aviation weather reports
• How to interpret aviation weather reports
• Local sources of weather information
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12:00pm - 12:45pm  Understanding Drone Hazards and Drone Liability (Free, see more here)
 
1:00pm - 4:00pm Workshop Modules (Paid)
• Operational Factors
• Communications
• Airport procedures
• Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)
• Aeromedical factors
• Maintenance
• Incident and Accident procedures
• Knowledge Test and Certification procedures
• Testing procedures
• Certification Application via IACRA
 
Each workshop module has evaluation quizzes to test your understanding of the course content.  After completion of the course, participants will independently schedule and pass the FAA Knowledge Test.  FAA Knowledge Test must be scheduled with an approved FAA testing facility.  FAA Knowledge Test fee is not included.  After successful completion of the FAA Knowledge Test, SCFC will assist workshop participants with submitting their application to the FAA for a Remote Pilot Certificate
 
Fee:  $300, enrollment deadline (Tuesday, November 15th)
 
Please call (650) 946-1700 to sign up for the Drone Workshop.
 
**Note:  Workshop participants will be provided lunch during the 12:00pm Safety Seminar on Understanding Drone Hazards and Drone Liability.  Notify SCFC if you have specific food requirements, or choose to bring your own lunch.  The Safety Seminar is open to all pilots, regardless of enrollment in the Drone Workshop.  Only paid Drone Workshop participants may attend the morning and afternoon drone workshop modules.