UAS usage gives the emergency services teams incredible situational awareness. Police officers, fire fighters, and SWAT teams across the country are using drones for search and rescue, crime scene investigation, accident investigation, criminal pursuit, forest fire tracking, damage assessment, and Haz-Mat operations. Drones are not just toys or flying cameras. Drones are saving lives.
PUBLIC SAFETY Drone Training
The goal is to provide the Public Safety Operator with a comprehensive understanding of the UAS industry. Some of the training topics include:
- The Unlimited Opportunities in
the UAS Industry
and they are best used for Public
- The Leaders In The UAS Industry
- The Most Popular UAS on the Market
- Considerations When Shopping for a Drone
- The Federal Aviation
- Current FAA Regulations
- The Three FAA Classifications of Drone Pilots
- Public UAV Laws
- The Certificate of Authorization (COA)
- Proposed UAV Regulations
The curriculum introduces you to the basics of flying: FAA rules and regulations, drone safety, an introduction to the equipment and software, and more.
Public Safety Operations:
This workshop focuses on these specific flight safety modules.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems
FAA Rules & Regulations
Section 333 Petitions
Commercial Operations Planning
Commercial Mission Planning
Hazard Identification and No-Fly Zones
- Demonstrate proficient knowledge of the Public Safety use of the sUAV
- Adhere to FAA rules and regulations pertinent to Commercial and Public Safety Use of modern UASs
- Apply safety practices during flight of Missions and Special Operations.
Flight instruction will take place at the Rescue Training Public Safety Training Center at 9 Mall Terrace, Savannah 31406.
This 16-hour workshop includes:
- One day of introduction to the commercial and public safety use of small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAV)
- One Day of practice on simulator and hands-on flying (outdoors) Bring your UAV if you already have one.
- Including several PS developed hands-on scenario achievements and testing
- UAS Public Safety Operator certification card
- Opportunity to network and meet with other UAS enthusiasts, flyers, and operators.
Date: TBD - January 2016
Location: 9 Mall Terrace, Savannah, GA 31406
Call to register: 912.692.8911
Public Safety UAS training also includes
- Location Checklist – Where and
When You Can Fly Legally
- Identifying Airspace, Identifying Restricted Areas, Abiding Current FAA Regulations, Checking for Temporary Flight Restrictions, Privacy Considerations, Weather Considerations, Mission Planning and Best Practices
- The Aircraft, The Controller, Vision Positioning, The Camera and Gimbal
- First Flight Basics
- Firmware Update, IMU Calibration, Powering On The Aircraft, Compass Calibration, Before, During, and After Flight Checklists, Flight Log
- Emergency Procedures
- Low Battery Signals, Failsafe, Setting the Home Point, Smart Return To Home, Dynamic Home Point for the Inspire 1, and outdoor Flight Time
The Certificate of Authorization
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) all public entities will be required to apply for a Certificate of Authorization in order to legally fly drones. Rescue Training offers consultation and assistance through this process.