This course prepares students for the Remote Pilot Licence (Multi Rotor) in accordance with Civil Aviation Safety Authority in line with Part 101 Manual of Standards. Students gain the relevant knowledge in flight planning, navigation, meteorology, aerodynamics, Multi Rotor aircraft components, Air Law and Human Factors. The course also includes five hours of practical instruction on Multi Rotor Aircraft. Upon completion of the course you will be qualified to fly a drone commercially for a CASA approved Operator.
If you have a passed an Aviation Flight Crew Licence or higher, you automatically satisfy the theory component of a Remote Pilot Licence. This conversion course will give you a CASA Certified Remote Pilot Licence with the skills to operate to a high standard commercially. Our instructors are all aviation pilots and remote pilots, working in the field, so you can be assured of receiving the highest quality training. CASA also requires that you have logged 5 hrs on the type of aircraft you intend to fly commercially. You can either gain this experience on your own or receive training from our experienced instructors. You will need this experience prior to conducting your flight test. Operating a drone has a unique set of skills so we have designed this course that bridges the gap from your manned aviation experience.
The new CASA laws allow sub 2 kg operation without Remote Pilot Licence but you still need the knowledge and skills to operate safely. This course takes you through the safe planning and operation of a commercial drone mission. It will set you up to present a great safety case to clients, plus gives you the extra confidence to take to the skies. This course is ideal for filmmakers and photographers and it may assist you in obtaining insurance for your next job.