Course Detail: SUAS-2000 - sUAS Ground School [SUAS 2000]


Small Unmanned Systems (sUAS) Ground School consists of four week-long modules that give students new to the aviation and UAS world a working knowledge of aircraft components, systems, and FAR Part 107 knowledge with weekly and final assessments. Learn the fundamentals of flight, weather, regulations, navigation, human factors and safety. By the end of the course, students are prepared to take the FAR Part 107 exam.

Prepare for the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 107 Unmanned Aircraft General Knowledge Exam while gaining a solid background in aviation knowledge and skills, and feel confident safely operating sUAS in the National Airspace System.

Note: This non-degree course does not substitute for a license, degree, certification or required professional credential.

Who Should Attend

Individuals with interest in preparing for the FAR Part 107 Exam

Course Objectives

Upon completing the course, students should be able to demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of:

  • Aircraft Components and Systems.
  • Airframes and Rotors.
  • Aviation and sUAS.
  • Flight Skills.
  • Fundamentals of Flight.
  • Human Factors.
  • Navigation and Airspace.
  • Regulations (including FAR Part 107).
  • Safety.
  • Simulation.
  • Weather Theory and Reporting.

Course Information

This is a 100% online asynchronous instructor facilitated course with no scheduled class times. Coursework is web-based with no additional software required, although a reliable internet connection is recommended. Courses must be completed by their scheduled end dates. Digital certificates are available upon successful completion of individual courses. Printed certificates are mailed only upon completion of a full certificate program.

More information on Embry-Riddle's sUAS Professional Education courses is available on our sUAS brochure 

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