Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems

Course Number: 
AER 4060
Semester: 
Fall
Subject: 
Aviation (AER)
Credits 
3.00

This course provides a general understanding of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS or drones), their components, and how they interact and are used. It includes a comprehensive introduction to all of the elements of a complete UAS and addressed topics including the air vehicle; planning and control; mission payloads; data links; launch and recovery concepts; and ethical and legal issues associated with UAS operations.

3 hours of lecture per week

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