RPAS – Drone Advanced Pilot Training & Certification May 27 to 31, 2024
Whitehorse Yukon University
Complete the RPAS Advanced Pilot Pilot Training & Certification Course. We will cover 20 hours of training as required by Transport Canada in the successful completion of the Knowledge Requirements for Pilots of Small Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems. (TP15263). The course includes hands on RPAS Drone flying and final Flight Review leading to an Advanced Pilot Certificate.
Note that the terms UAV and Drone have the same meaning as RPAS Canada.
To register use link at bottom of this page
Upon competition of the Exam, Transport Canada will issue the candidate a Basic Certificate pending completion of the flight training ands Flight Review. Upon completion the candidate will receive a Transport Canada RPAS Drone Advanced Pilot Certificate.
To learn more about the full course outline, click on the link above. The syllabus includes topics with additional details listed under each section. Overall it is a very comprehensive course with lots of practice material to help successfully complete the online exam.
- Knowledge Areas
- Section 1: air law, air traffic rules and procedures
- Section 2: RPAS airframes, power plants, propulsion and systems
- Section 3: Human factors
- Section 4: Meteorology
- Section 5: Navigation
- Section 6: Flight operations
- Section 7: Theory of flight
- Section 8: Radiotelephony
Note: Students must complete the Transport Canada Advanced RPAS Exam. The fee is not included in the course and thus must be paid by the student directly to Transport Canada.
We structure our course so that you can follow highly technical content and terms that are used are explained. As your embarking on a new path and industry therefore you will be expected to understand the terms used and the aviation industry. The safety of your RPAS aircraft and other aircraft is paramount and by the time the course is completed you will understand your role in this new industry.
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