sUAS DRONES TECHNICAL STANDARDS
1.0 Describe the major types, groups, and categories of UAS.
2.0 Recall key aspects of the UAS flight approval and authorization process.
3.0 Recognize legal and ethical considerations for specific types of UAS operations.
4.0 List the primary types of sensors used for data collection.
5.0 Compare and contrast types of detect, sense, and avoid systems.
6.0 Differentiate the various levels of UAS Automation and Autonomy.
7.0 Demonstrate proper UAS safety procedures.
8.0 Explain the basics of airplane systems and understanding of aerodynamic principles.
9.0 Identity necessary information about the environment in which the vehicle will be flown such as airport facilities, air traffic control services, communication procedures, and sources of flight information.
10.0 Describe variable atmosphere and its effect on aircraft operations, how to maximize safety by minimizing exposure to weather-related aviation hazards.
11.0 Justify aircraft capabilities and limitations in terms of performance parameters.
12.0 Execute the basics of navigation using charts and radio aids.
13.0 Demonstrate the application of aeronautical decision-making principles and flight-related physiological factors.