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.

Pilots briefing

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.