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UAV Pilot Training
UAV Pilot Training
1 E Washington St
Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ
Call 602-759-7372
UVU Chief Pilot
Gene Payson
Mr. Gene Payson holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has over 44
years of UAV design, deve...
UAV Pilot Training
• Three Phases
• Phase 1: Ground School
• Phase 2: Simulator
• Phase 3: Flight Instruction
• Course com...
Phase 1: Ground School
• Checklists
– Setup and inventory
– Transmitter switch assignments
– Preflight
– Takeoff
– Error M...
Phase 2: Simulator
• Fly fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft
• Become proficient using two joysticks.
• Practice what is mo...
Phase 3: Flight Instruction
• Day 1
– Pre-flight briefing
– Manually fly fixed wing UAV
• Day 2
– Pre-flight briefing
– Ma...
Flight Training Centers
• Phoenix, AZ
• Denver, CO
• Sarasota, FL
• San Diego, CA
• San Francisco, CA
• Richmond, VA
• May...
Process
• Go the UVU Website
• Pay the fee http://www.uxvuniversity.com/uav-pilot-training-certificate/
• Login credential...
Aaron Sochor
UAV Basic Flight Training
Student has completed a 16 hour ground school, received 10 hours of
training in a s...
UAV Pilot Training
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Short course to learn how to fly both fixed wing and multicopter UAVs. Includes simulator, ground school and flight training. Call 602-759-7372 to enroll, visit uxvuniversity.com or admissions@uxvuniversity.com

Unmanned Vehicle University
1 E Washington St Suite 500
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Call: 602-759-7372
Fax: 602-532-7672
admissions@uxvuniversity.com
www.uxvuniversity.com
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  1. 1. UAV Pilot Training UAV Pilot Training 1 E Washington St Suite 500 Phoenix, AZ Call 602-759-7372
  2. 2. UVU Phoenix Campus One East Washington St, Suite 500 Phoenix, AZ, Call 602-759-7372
  3. 3. UVU Chief Pilot Gene Payson Mr. Gene Payson holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He has over 44 years of UAV design, development, test and instructor experience. He is also the president of a company which is involved in the manufacturing, operation, design, development, systems engineering, power plant engineering, electrical and electronic system development, market analysis, piloting, and more regarding large Remote Controlled and small Unmanned Aircraft. He is a UAV pilot for the Air Force Research Laboratory and is a certified pilot on the Penguin B gasoline powered fixed wing small UAV. His many years of training experience includes leading seminars on Total Quality Management (TQM) and training sales personnel while being International Marketing Manager for a fortune 100 company. He has lectured on small UAVs at Unmanned Vehicle University and other venues for several years. His forte is small UAV operation.
  4. 4. UAV Pilot Training • Three Phases • Phase 1: Ground School • Phase 2: Simulator • Phase 3: Flight Instruction • Course completion certificate 4
  5. 5. Phase 1: Ground School • Checklists – Setup and inventory – Transmitter switch assignments – Preflight – Takeoff – Error Messages – Landing • General characteristics • Dimensions & weight • Motors • Propellers • Electronic speed controls • Wireless links • Fuel/Flight Battery • Flight Parameters • Limitations – Airspeed – Power & Powerplant – Weight – Center of Gravity – Maneuver – Temperature – Weather – Range – Wireless link 5 • Emergency Procedures – Motor failure – Communication failure – Low battery power – GCS failure – Compass calibration error – Fire – Forced landings • Normal procedures – Preflight – Takeoff – Post landing – Aircraft log book – Aircraft maintenance book – Pilot log book • Performance – Flight times & wireless transmission • Weight and balance – CG & Weight • Air Vehicle Systems Description – Fuel/Battery required – Wireless communications • Handling, service and maintenance – Propeller care – Battery care and use – Preventative maintenance
  6. 6. Phase 2: Simulator • Fly fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft • Become proficient using two joysticks. • Practice what is more difficult for you. – Typically when the aircraft is coming or facing towards you because the controls can seem backwards • Practice unusual attitude recovery – Push the joysticks up and together momentarily which will cause the vehicle to snap or spin uncontrollably. Practice recovering from this position. • Practice take offs and landings 6
  7. 7. Phase 3: Flight Instruction • Day 1 – Pre-flight briefing – Manually fly fixed wing UAV • Day 2 – Pre-flight briefing – Manually fly rotor wing UAV (hex/quad/heli-copter) • Day 3 – Pre-flight briefing – Program autopilot – Fly on autopilot 7
  8. 8. Flight Training Centers • Phoenix, AZ • Denver, CO • Sarasota, FL • San Diego, CA • San Francisco, CA • Richmond, VA • Mayhopac, NY • Salt Lake City, UT • Las Vegas, NV • Reno, NV
  9. 9. Process • Go the UVU Website • Pay the fee http://www.uxvuniversity.com/uav-pilot-training-certificate/ • Login credentials for online ground school sent same day • Simulator arrives 3 days later • Accomplish online ground school • Accomplish flight sim w instructor • Schedule 3 days of flight training
  10. 10. Aaron Sochor UAV Basic Flight Training Student has completed a 16 hour ground school, received 10 hours of training in a small UAV flight simulator and 24 hours of flight training . . . ___________________ Gene Payson UAV Flight Instructor

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