RPA Flight Management Part one: Theory
At the conclusion of part one the candidate will have a basic understanding of current:
CAA laws including rules 101 and 102 as of 1 August 2015
Aviation and airmanship
Basic human factors relating to pilots in command of RPA’s
Navigational charts and airspace
Demonstrate knowledge of meteorological effects on RPA’s during operations
Flight telephone. Hand held radio exercise
Hazard management including pre-flight risk assessment, RPA Failsafe's
HSE obligations including PCBU concepts
RPA design and construction limitations.
Safe Take-off and landing approaches
Emergency landing options
Hazard assessment and risk mitigation.
Pilot and observer staging and location
Flight purpose and outcomes
Flight limits. Environmental conditions
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RPA Flight Management Part two: Practical Assessments
Assessment one RPA operation pre-flight set up
Demonstrate knowledge and specifications for their specific RPA
Set radio failsafe and software failsafe
Assemble RPA ground control station if required
Establish a launch platform / take-off and landing zone
Assessment two: Pre- flight inspection of the RPA
Assemble the airframe and inspect for damage
Prepare RPA for flight
Assessment three: Flight test
Perform the RPA flight test conducted in manual or restricted ( Atti ) flight mode
Achieve a minimum of two successful flights (within a total of three flights)
Assessment four: Pack down
RPA pack down and servicing of parts ready for transport / log books as required.
RPA fuel cell removal or drainage to be placed in appropriate container.