A drone being flown over the city

Cambridge UAV Academy will be holding another 2-day theory course in Central London.

Under UK Aviation Law, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) requires anyone wishing to pilot a drone for reward or commercial gain to apply for a Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO).

The Cambridge Academy Proof of Competency (CAP-C) course is approved by the CAA and is required in order to apply for a Permission for Commercial Operations.

The CAP-C course entails two days in a classroom culminating in a theory examination, before producing an Operations Manual and taking a practical flight test.

Candidates will have demonstrated their understanding of the rules and regulations governing the commercial use of drones through the 2-day ground school.

Ground school agenda

Day one:

Remote Pilot Theoretical Knowledge and General Airmanship featuring:

  • Air law and responsibilities
  • UAV airspace and operating principles
  • Airmanship and aviation safety
  • Human Factors
  • Meteorology
  • Navigation and aviation charts
  • Aircraft knowledge
  • Operating procedures

Day two:

  • Refresher on day one subjects
  • Practical exercises
  • Video presentations
  • Question and answers session to cover any queries arising from day one
  • Operations Manual instruction
  • Multiple choice examinations based on day 1 syllabus
  • Collection of completed papers
  • Questions arising from examinations

The venue is Regus Liberty House, 222 Regent Street, Soho, London, W1B 5TR.
Course date: 18th and 19th July 2017

Book your course today by completing the Book a Course form or contact the Academy on 01480 493800 (Option 2) and speak to Lili.

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