Montgomery Community College

Troy, North Carolina

UAS Programs Offered

Montgomery Community College offers a Public Safety Drone Academy that prepares individuals for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) flight certification. Topics include flight theory, operations, and training utilizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Remote Pilot – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide, the North Carolina Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Permit Knowledge Test Study Guide, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDoT) Division of Aviation UAS flight standards and best practices. The course introduces commercial, government, and recreational drone applications and highlights topics such as regulations, weather, airspace, human factors and sUAS performance. Upon successful completion, individuals will be prepared to sit for the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test and NCDoT UAS Operator Permit. This course is taught utilizing the NC Department of Transportation Division Aviation approved curriculum.

Point of Contact

Andrew Gardner
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