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Unmanned Aerial Systems


The Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) concentration offers a 2-year Associates of Applied Science degree plus industry and government certifications. This program prepares students for careers as operators and/or coordinators of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), also known as “drones.”

- Hands on operation of fixed-wing and rotary aircraft
- Full-scale simulator software/hardware systems
- From basic stages to the advanced stages
- Launch and recovery techniques, and, autopilot operation
- Construction and repair of UAVs
- Risk awareness
- Data links and sensors
- Commercial applications –
aerial photography, agriculture, surveying, mapping
monitoring – ecological, livestock
inspection – towers, buildings, real estate

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