Course Detail: SUAS-3200 - Developing a sUAS Standardization Program


This course examines SUAS standardization programs for any Public Safety organizations. The course includes; the regulatory framework SUAS can operate within, petitioning the Federal Aviation Administration for a Public Aircraft Operations (PAO) Certificate of Authorization (COA), identifying key personnel, and performing crew-member evaluations. The course will also explore elements of flight operations documentation necessary to standardize the way crew-members perform. 

Prerequisite: SUAS-3000 - sUAS Fundamentals for Public Safety


  1. Regulatory frameworks to operate sUAS
  2. sUAS Safety management within Public Safety organizations
  3. Standardizing flight operations and procedures

Who Should Attend

Members of Public Safety (Fire/EMS/Police) organizations involved with unmanned systems programs and operations.

Learning Objectives 

  1. Compare SUAS Public Aircraft Operations to Commercial Operations
  2. Develop a Federal Aviation Administration Certificate of Authorization (COA) application for SUAS Public Aircraft Operations
  3. Identify the elements of a sUAS Safety Management System and Individual Flight Risk Assessment (IFRA)
  4. Define key personnel in a UAS standardization program
  5. Compare proficiency to currency
  6. Determine crewmember evaluation requirements
  7. Identify the elements of a Flight Operations Manual and Standard Operating Procedure
  8. Identify the elements of SUAS checklist

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