Embry-Riddle to offer UAS workshop

Those looking to gain a better understanding of the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry can take advantage of a two-day course being offered in Las Vegas Feb. 27-28 by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.

Topics to be discussed include: Introduction and impact of UAS; UAS designs; legislation, certification and regulation; industry concerns; applications; operational profiles; business opportunities; and the future of UAS.

The State of Nevada, along with five other applicants, was designated as a UAS test site operator by the FAA in late 2013. Embry-Riddle Worldwide was included as an aerospace education provider in Nevada’s winning proposal.

The cost of the course is $500, and continuing education units are available.

For more information: ProEd.erau.edu

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