PILOT CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCE 

 

 

The required ground training for a drone Pilot Certificate of Competence is a 14 hour ground course spread over 2 days from 0900 to 1730 each day. The syllabus covers the theory, legislation and operation of a drone with subjects as follows:

 

  • Intro                                                                                     0:30

 

  • Air Law                                                                                 1:30

    • Data protection and privacy

    • ICAO/ EASA/ JARUS/ IAA

    • AN O.63

    • OAM 02/2012

 

  • Airspace Operating Principles                                                   2:00

    • Charts

    • NOTAMS

    • Classification of airspace

    • Planning procedure

    • ASSET

 

  • Airmanship/ CRM                                                                   0:45

    • Challenge/ Response checklist use

    • Pre-flight briefing

 

 

  • Human Factors                                                                       0:45

    • Human error

    • Fatigue

    • Press-on-itis

    • RPAS accidents case studies (human factors)

 

  • Meteorology                                                                          1:15

    • The atmosphere

    • Prognostic chart analysis

    • Air masses and frontal systems

    • TAF/ METAR analysis

    • Sources of weather information

    • Anemometer

 

  • Aircraft Knowledge                                                                 2:00

    • Frames

    • Transmitter

    • Receiver

    • Power-supply

    • Li-Po safety

      • Charging

      • Discharging

      • Storage

      • Disposal

    • Flight controller

    • Electronic speed controllers

    • Brushless motors

    • Propellors

    • Camera gimbals

    • Ground station

    • Telemetry

 

  • Principles of flight                                                                  1:15

    • Airfoil theory

    • Generation of lift

    • Formation of drag

    • Stall

    • Airfoil shapes

    • Fixed wing flight control

    • Helicopter flight control

    • Multi-rotor Flight Control

 

 

  • Ops Procedures                                                                     1:30

    • Flight planning

    • Risk Assessment

    • Take-off and landing procedures

    • En-route procedures

    • Airworthiness/ Maintenance

    • Fitness to fly

    • Flight hours logging

    • Insurance

    • Aircraft status indicator lights

 

  • Emergencies                                                                         1:00

    • Power plant failure

    • Electrical system failures

    • Software failures

    • Loss of control link

    • Accident/ Incident (reporting)

      • SOTS

 

  • Exam                                                                                   1:30

  • Exam de-brief                                                                       0:15

 

 

Total lecture time:                                                                      14:00

 

 

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