We hold PfCO drone training courses nationwide including Bristol, Belfast, Caerphilly, Edinburgh, Hereford, Lincoln, Norwich and Telford. To find out dates and locations, please click the contact us icon or call the office on 01522 687681

RUSTA’s Remote Pilot Certificate Advanced (RPCA) training course is a closed course specifically designed for Corporate entities such as the Police, Fire and Emergency Services. Running over 5 days, candidates become competent SUAS operators by attending two days of classroom theory-based training led by highly qualified instructors, with an additional three days focused solely on practical remote pilot flight training and assessment.

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We hold basic, advanced, refresher and bespoke PfCO drone training courses nationwide including Bristol, Belfast, Caerphilly, Edinburgh, Hereford, Lincoln, Norwich and Telford. To find out dates and locations, please click the contact us icon or call the office on 01522 687681

Theory: Day 1 & 2 

This is the 2 day ground school theory element of the course which covers

Introduction
Air Law
Principles of Flight
Meteorology
CAPS
Lithium Polymer Batteries
Emergency Procedures
Human Factors
Operations Manual
Flight Navigation & Flight Planning
Advanced Flight Planning
Exam Recap
Theory Examination

Practical remote pilot training and assessment: Day 3, 4 and 5 

Our instructors have taught candidates all over the world and are fully trained air instructors from the Royal Air Force’s Central Flying Training School.

Upon successful completion of each element of the course the candidate will be awarded their RUSTA wings and will have the ability to apply to the CAA for their Permission for Commercial Operation (PfCO).

Additional information

Dates

9th – 11th April 2019, 14th – 16th May 2019, 18th – 20th June 2019, 16th – 18th July 2019, 13th – 15th August 2019, 17th – 19th September 2019, 15th – 17th October 2019, 12th – 14th November 2019