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AVT 1101 Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems

Foundations of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), including history, elemental systems including payloads, data links, ground support equipment, classes of UAS, categories, applications, mission planning and control, and launch/recovery systems.

Division: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: None  


  • Identify early unmanned aerial vehicles, payloads, and missions.
  • Identify primary systems and vehicles utilized in the unmanned aerial systems industry and their classification and function.
  • Differentiate between reconnaissance and surveillance payloads, radar, electronic warfare, nuclear radiation and meteorological sensors.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2