Category: Training

Drone University USA opens Southern CA training facility

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Drone University USA is continuing its West Coast expansion with the opening of a new, state of the art training facility in Southern California. Located on site at a movie studio in Torrance, CA, Drone University USA’s Commercial Operator Training and Certification Course is preparing students for the upcoming release of the FAA Part 107…

UK:- Resource Group Launches New RPQ-S Online

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Resource Group says its new online version of the Remote Pilot Qualification-small, the RPQ-s Online, is the quickest, easiest route to gaining permissions for aerial work (PFAW) for drone operators to work commercially. The company says it recognised the need for a more efficient training product in the market and to meet this need, have…

UAS Safety: Efforts Underway at Lone Star UAS Center

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas –With news of a drone striking a British Airways flight on Sunday, April 17, attention is again on the safety of integrating unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones, in the airspace with piloted aircraft. The Lone Star UAS Center at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi is one of six federally designated test sites working…

Clark County Fire Department Receives FAA Blanket Authorization for Public Safety Drone Flights

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Praxis Aerospace Concepts International serves as the COA-designated Point of Contact The Clark County Fire Department has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate a small “unmanned aircraft systems”– commonly referred to as a drone. This is the first Certificate of Authorization approved in Nevada under the FAA’s new “Public Safety Blanket COA” process. Under the leadership…

Embry-Riddle Worldwide collaborates with Nevada stakeholders for UAS education

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide is now working with stakeholders in Nevada to advance unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) education. Last month, representatives from Embry-Riddle Worldwide visited the Nevada UAS Test Site in Las Vegas to gain flying clearance through theNevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS). Two Embry-Riddle Worldwide faculty members are now qualified as a…

Certified Training Institutes Offers The First sUAS Course for Commercial Certification Online as Proposed FAA rule change simplifies legal sUAS flight for millions

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Williamsburg, Michigan –   Certified Training Institutes (CTI) now offers the only sUAS course designed to get you FAA certified to operate your small UAS for commercial activity – legally! No more FAA 333 exemption – No more Private pilot license! With over 2 million drones expected to be sold in 2016, this new technology has…

Green Energy Enterprises, Inc.’s Flight Operations Enter Drone Training

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Green Energy Enterprises, Inc. fka Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc. (OTC PINK: GYOG) (“GYOG” or “the Corporation”) is excited to announce its official launch into Drone Training. As the only Light Sport Training Facility in Northern Florida and Southern Georgia we are monopolizing the industry and capturing this entire marketplace in the surrounding area. This market is going…

Trustees to Launch Executive Search for Next President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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The sixth president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be recruited through an executive search process, according to a Board of Trustees’ decision on Friday, March 25, during a meeting at the university’s headquarters in Daytona Beach. Dr. John R. Watret, who has served as interim president since June 2015, has decided to step down and…

FAA approved drone flight training (no it does not exist)

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Most sUAS News readers have been flying for years so I am preaching to the converted here. Around the world training becomes a hot topic once rules start rolling out. Here in South Africa the first schools have had problems. In the UK one company very much tried to sew it all up but that…

Complier Enterprise: RPAS Training and Solutions merged with VDOS Global

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VDOS GLOBAL LLC AND RPAS TRAINING AND SOLUTIONS PTY LTD HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR MERGER FORMING COMPLIER ENTERPRISE. This merger establishes a new market dominating force for both SME and Enterprise Clients in the UAS industry with offices and operations on the three continents of North America, Australia and Africa. “We don’t make the Drones, we…