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Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19

UAV Training Program for Porter County Rescheduled to June 2 and 4

March 16, 2020
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RESCHEDULED: Interested in becoming a Commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) remote pilot or already flying without the required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certification?

The Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is offering a UAV Signature Program teaching individuals UAV technology legal requirements, FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Knowledge Test preparation, and useful UAV applications.

Every participant will get hands-on experience flying manual and planned UAV flights.

Course topics:
• UAV Introduction
• Camera Settings
• Sensors and Artificial Intelligence
• FAA Part 107 Test Preparation
• Flight Plans & Record Keeping
• Free Flight Instructions
• Planned Flight Instructions
• Use of Third Party Applications/Processing Software
• Data Management
• Image Quality & Troubleshooting
• Emergency Preparation

Cost at each location: $200 per person (includes meals and workshop materials)




Pinney Purdue Agriculture Center, 11402 S County Line Rd, Wanatah, IN 46390 

RESCHEDULED: Dates & Times (Must attend all sessions - All times Central)

March 17, 2020 8am to 5pm

March 19, 2020 8am to 5pm

Registration Required:


Or call 765-494-6794 to register

Please direct your questions or issues to:

Nikky Witkowski, Porter County Extension Educator, 219-465-3555, nikky@purdue.edu




Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service is an equal access/equal opportunity institution. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, contact the Extension educator in your county that is coordinating the event you will be attending as per above.

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