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AVT 2151 UAS Operations I

This course consists of lecture, simulator instruction and flight operation demonstration specific to an unmanned aerial system (UAS). Lecture will cover topics in UAS: aerodynamic theory, operations theories and techniques, platform categories, sensors and payloads, technical documents and processes of automation. Students will observe and participate in flight operations on various UAS platforms. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: AVT 1101 AND AVT 1104 AND AVT 1110 AND AVT 2150 


  • Plan and execute a Unmanned Aircraft Systems mission from launch to recovery.
  • Analyze and report sensor information pertinent to safety of flight and mission accomplishment.
  • Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and experience in flight control logic, aircraft parameters, maps, flight planning and safety.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2