Course Detail: SUAS-1400 - sUAS Inspection Course


Gain an entry-level understanding of the concepts required to use Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for conducting inspections with this four-week online course. Topics will include an introduction to inspection types, flight operations, data collections and sUAS regulations. In addition to these topics, the course will discuss these factors essential to conducting safe and effective inspection operations:

  • Safety
  • Flight planning
  • Data collection and processing
  • Maintenance
  • Communications

Who Should Attend

Individuals who are UAS operators interested in learning more about inspection operations and flight department managers interested in integrating sUAS for inspections.

Key Topics

SUAS Inspection Missions:
  • Energy sector
  • Vertical Structures
  • Horizontal Structures
  • Communications
  • Agricultural
  • Transportation
  • Disaster Relief
Flight Safety Integration:
  • SMS
  • Sensor avoidance technologies
  • Platform capability limitations
  • Obstacle clearance issues
Flight Operations:
  • Mission Assessment
  • Pre/Post Flight Planning
  • Maintenance
  • Fleet acquisition
  • Flight Training

Available Sessions