2018 Ground School2018 Initial Ground School Classes for Individuals Seeking Certification to Fly Drones Under the Approval of the University of Colorado Boulder

These classes are designed for individuals seeking to fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) under the authority granted to UCB by the FAA. These classes designed for UCB students, faculty and staff who need to operate UAS as part of the work, studies or research. Each class is comprised of two four hour sessions on different days, or one eight-hour day, with a lunch break. In addition to this ground school, flight training must be completed before being authorized to fly under this program. All students must register at least one week prior to the class.

If you are on the CU Boulder campus, please use the MyCUInfo portal to register through Skillsoft. You can find us listed under “Instructor-Led Training” (ILT) as “UCB: UAS Initial Pilot Training” (library ID: ilt_A10141).

Session 1:    January 11 and 18, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Session 2:    February 7 and 14, 8:00am-12:00pm

Session 3:    March 5 and 12, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Session 4:    April 19 and 26, 12:30pm-4:30pm

Session 5:    May 1 and 8, 8:00am-12:00pm

Session 6:    July 24 and 31, 8:00am-12:00pm

Session 7:    August 6, 8:00am – 5:00pm

Session 8:    September 11 and 13, 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Session 9:    October 10 and 17, 12:30pm – 4:30pm

Session 10:    November 8 and 15, 8:00am – 12:00pm

Session 11:    December 5, 8:00am – 5:00pm

All questions and registration requests should be directed to Daniel Hesselius at daniel.hesselius@colorado.edu

For information on pricing and interdepartmental invoicing, please contact laura.clayton@colorado.edu.


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