FEATURES

  • Transport Canada Compliant

    Coastal Drone is a declared compliant trainer through Transport Canada.

  • Advanced Category Knowledge

    This course meets the knowledge requirements (TP 15263) for pilots in the Advanced Category.

  • All Online Course Delivery

    Get the knowledge you need from wherever you are, whenever you want it.

Course curriculum

  • 01
    SECTION 0 | Introduction
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  • 02
    SECTION 1 | New Canadian Aviation RPAS Regulations
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    • SECTION 1 | PART 1 Definitions, Who's Who and Application
    • SECTION 1 | PART 2 Introduction to Regulations
    • SECTION 1 | PART 3 Aerodromes and Airports
    • SECTION 1 | PART 4 General Operating and Flight Rules - Airspace
    • SECTION 1 | PART 5 Operating and Flight Rules and Radiocommunications
    • SECTION 1 | PART 6 New Drone Regulations (in plain english)
  • 03
    SECTION 2 | RPAS Airframes and Systems
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    • SECTION 2 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 2 | PART 1 Airframes
    • SECTION 2 | PART 2 Electrical Systems
    • SECTION 2 | PART 3 Ground Control Station
    • SECTION 2 | PART 4 Batteries
    • SECTION 2 | PART 5 Autopilot
    • SECTION 2 | PART 6 Payload
    • SECTION 2 | PART 7 Electric Motors
    • SECTION 2 | PART 8 Launch and Recovery Systems
    • SECTION 2 | PART 9 Sensors
    • QUIZ | Section 2
    • Ground School Advanced Part 2 Notes
  • 04
    SECTION 3 | Human Factors
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    • SECTION 3 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 3 | PART 1 Aviation Physiology
    • SECTION 3 | PART 2 Aviation Psychology
    • SECTION 3 | PART 3 Pilot/Equipment Relationship
    • SECTION 3 | PART 4 Interpersonal Relationships
    • QUIZ | Section 3
    • Ground School Advanced Part 3 Notes
  • 05
    SECTION 4 | Meteorology
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    • SECTION 4 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 4| PART 1 The Earth's Atmosphere
    • SECTION 4| PART 2 Altimetry
    • SECTION 4| PART 3 Moisture
    • SECTION 4| PART 4 Clouds
    • SECTION 4| PART 5 Fog and Mist FREE PREVIEW
    • SECTION 4| PART 6 Turbulence
    • SECTION 4| PART 7 Wind
    • SECTION 4| PART 8 Fronts and Frontal Weather
    • SECTION 4| PART 9 Aircraft Icing
    • SECTION 4| PART 10 Thunderstorms
    • SECTION 4| PART 11 Meteorological Services Available to Pilots
    • SECTION 4| PART 12 Aviation Weather Reports
    • SECTION 4| PART 13 Aviation Weather Forecasts
    • QUIZ | Section 4
    • How I Check The Weather
    • Ground School Advanced Part 4 Notes
  • 06
    SECTION 5 | Navigation
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    • SECTION 5 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 5 | PART 1 Definitions
    • SECTION 5 | PART 2 Maps and Charts
    • SECTION 5 | PART 3 Topographical Symbols
    • SECTION 5 | PART 4 Elevation and Countours
    • SECTION 5 | PART 5 Scale and Measurement
    • SECTION 5 | PART 6 The Canada Flight Supplement (CFS)
    • SECTION 5 | PART 7 Time and Longitude
    • SECTION 5 | PART 8 Pilot Navigation
    • SECTION 5 | PART 9 Flight Area Factors (Site Assessments)
    • SECTION 5 | PART 10 NOTAMs
    • SECTION 5 | PART 11 Additional Site Assessment Factors
    • SECTION 5 | PART 12 Radio Theory
    • SECTION 5 | PART 13 Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
    • SECTION 5 | PART 14 Radio and Radar Aids
    • QUIZ | Section 5
    • Ground School Advanced Part 5 Notes
  • 07
    SECTION 6 | Flight Operations
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    • SECTION 6 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 6 | PART 1 Flight Operations
    • SECTION 6 | PART 2 Aircraft Performance
    • SECTION 6 | PART 3 Weight and Balance
    • SECTION 6 | PART 4 VLOS RPAS Operations
    • QUIZ | Section 6
    • How To Check NOTAM
    • Ground School Advanced Part 6 Notes
  • 08
    SECTION 7 | Theory of Flight
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    • SECTION 7 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 7| PART 1 Principles of Flight
    • SECTION 7| PART 2 The Four Forces
    • SECTION 7| PART 3 Stability
    • SECTION 7| PART 4 Airfoils/Aerofoils
    • SECTION 7| PART 5 Propellers and Rotors
    • SECTION 7 | PART 6 Design of the Wing
    • SECTION 7| PART 7 Aeroplane
    • SECTION 7| PART 8 Helicopter
    • SECTION 7| PART 9 Multirotor
    • SECTION 7 | PART 10 Load Factor
    • QUIZ | Section 7
    • Ground School Advanced Part 7 Notes
  • 09
    SECTION 8 | Radiotelephony
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    • SECTION 8 | SLIDES
    • SECTION 8| PART 1 ROC-A
    • SECTION 8| PART 2 Operations
    • SECTION 8| PART 3 Common Phrases
    • SECTION 8| PART 4 Operating Procedure
    • SECTION 8| PART 5 Signal and Radio Checks
    • SECTION 8| PART 6 Emergency Communications
    • SECTION 8| PART 7 Practice
    • SECTION 8| PART 8 Crew Member Radios
    • QUIZ | Section 8
    • Ground School Advanced Part 8 Notes
  • 10
    Resources
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    • What's Next?
    • Powerpoint Slide Handouts
    • Powerpoint Slides Full Size
    • Kate's UAV YouTube Playlist
    • Websites and Apps
  • 11
    Industry Expert Interviews
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    • Anne-Sophie Riopel-Bouvier | Drone as a Service (DaaS) Provider
    • Jingjing Dou | Enterprise UAS Provider
    • Calvin Reich | Insurance Provider

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