FEATURES

  • Transport Canada Compliant

    Coastal Drone is a declared compliant trainer through Transport Canada.

  • Basic Category Knowledge

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

  • All Online Course Delivery

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

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    INTRODUCTION

  • 02

    THE LAWS

    • Definitions

    • Airspace

    • Basic Operations

    • Drone Registration

    • General Rules and Operating Restrictions

    • Visual Observers and Visual Line of Sight

    • Prohibitions

    • Procedures Requirements

    • Payloads and Flight Operations

    • Special Events and Airports

    • Record Keeping

    • New Drone Regulations (in plain english)

    • Quiz: The Laws

  • 03

    THE PILOT

    • Physiology- Vision

    • Physiology- Hearing

    • Physiology- Fatigue

    • Physiology- Alcohol and Drugs

    • Psychology - The Operating Environment

    • Psychology- The Decision Making Process

    • Psychology- Situational Awareness

    • Psychology- Stress

    • Psychology- Attitude, Automation and Workload

    • Psychology- Relationship with Equipment

    • Psychology- Interpersonal Relationships

    • Quiz: The Pilot

    • Ground School Basic Notes- The Pilot

  • 04

    THE AIRCRAFT

    • Engines and Airframes- Handling, Care and Securing

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    • Engines and Airframes- Data Links, Line of Sight and Interference

    • Engines and Airframes- Batteries

    • Engines and Airframes - The Electrical System

    • Engines and Airframes- The Autopilot

    • Engines and Airframes- The Inertial Measurement Unit

    • Engines and Airframes- The Magnetic Compass

    • Engines and Airframes- The Altimeter

    • Engines and Airframes- The Airspeed Indicator

    • Engines and Airframes- Payloads

    • Engines and Airframes- Launch and Recovery Systems

    • Engines and Airframes - Maintenance

    • Theory of Flight- The Basics

    • Theory of Flight- Airplanes

    • Theory of Flight- Multirotors

    • Theory of Flight- Helicopters

    • Theory of Flight- Situations to Avoid

    • Theory of Flight- Stability

    • Theory of Flight - Load Factor

    • Quiz: The Aircraft

    • Ground School Basic Notes- The Aircraft

  • 05

    THE ENVIRONMENT

    • Meteorology- The Earth's Atmosphere

    • Meteorology- Clouds

    • Meteorology - Surface Based Layers

    • Meteorology- Turbulence and Wind

    • Navigation- Longitude and Latitude

    • Navigation- Map Reading

    • Navigation- The Canada Flight Supplement

    • Radio Theory- Basics

    • Best Practices- Checking the Weather

    • Best Practices- Time Reading

    • Best Practices- Site Selection and Flight Planning

    • Best Practices- NOTAM

    • Best Practices- Flight Responsibilities

    • Best Practices- Bystanders and Crew

    • Best Practices- Winter

    • Best Practices- Procedures

    • Quiz: The Environment

    • Ground School Basic Notes- The Environment

  • 06

    CONCLUSION

    • THANK YOU

    • What's Next?

    • Resources

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