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March 9, 2017

Kansas State Polytechnic offering sUAS commercial pilot training in Manhattan

Submitted by Kirsten Zoller

Kansas State Polytechnic is offering a three-day sUAS commercial pilot training March 20-22 on the Manhattan campus. Three days of classroom instruction will focus content on the FAA unmanned aircraft general knowledge exam. FAA exams are offered on the Polytechnic campus in Salina on March 23.

Read more information on the course or register online

Upon completion of the training, participants will complete the FAA written exam to receive a remote pilot in command certificate.

Course objectives:

  • Adhere to FAA rules and regulations pertinent to small unmanned aircraft operations.
  • Complete the FAA written examination.
  • Set up small unmanned aircraft operations within FAA regulations.

In a survey taken by participants of the previous training courses, 100 percent of the attendees would recommend this course and say they are extremely confident now in their ability to adhere to FAA regulations pertinent to small UAS.

The cost of the commercial pilot training course is $500 for K-State employees. The cost of the FAA exam is an additional charge of $150. The registration deadline is Monday, March 13.

Please contact Kansas State Polytechnic with questions at 785-826-2633.

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