sUAS Nighttime Operator's Course 02/06/20

Details Price Qty
Government Student Ticket 200206-NOP-RTC-001show details + $595.00 (USD)  
Private Sector Ticket 200206-NOP-RTC-001show details + $1,595.00 (USD)  

​sUAS Nighttime Operator’s Course 200206-NOP-RTC-001
February 6, 2020 – February 7, 2020
8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Cancellations must be made by January 27, 2020 to obtain a full refund. See our Cancelation Policy for additional restrictions & information.

Course Summary

Learn how to safely and lawfully use this life-saving resource for nighttime public safety operations

Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (sUAV) are powerful tools for first responders.  However, the Federal Aviation Administration limits sUAS use to daylight hours unless certain conditions are met.  In order to be operational 24-hours a day, organizations must acquire a waiver to operate during the hours of darkness.  At a minimum, remote pilots must know the requirements to operate at night; including aircraft equipment.  The FAA maintains that an “applicant must assure all required persons participating in the small unmanned aircraft operation have knowledge to recognize and overcome visual illusions caused by darkness, and understand physiological conditions which may degrade night vision.”

The Night Operations and small Unmanned Aircraft Systems course fulfills the knowledge based requirements necessary to obtain a waiver for Part 107.29 Daylight Operations.  Students will:

  • Receive six hours of nighttime flying (accomplished unaided and aided with FLIR technology)
  • Use thermal imagery technology in the first responder environment
  • Demonstrate support of nighttime public safety operations
  • Understand the effects of physiology on night operations
  • Identify visual illusions associated with night flying
  • Develop techniques to mitigate the risks of night operations
  • Examine equipment requirements for operating during hours of darkness
  • Create a risk mitigation strategy for night operations

Course Information

Course Length: 2 days (16 hours)
Cost/Tuition: $595
Max Class Size: 15 Students
Student Requirements: FAA Part 107 License
Recommended For: sUAS Operators and Supervisors / Tactical Operators / Nighttime Operators
Prerequisite:  LACRTC 48-hour Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator’s Course, or  32-hour Basic Operator’s Course, or have an FAA Part 107 license
Lodging: Government rate at Ayres Fountain Valley 17550 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 861-5170 (Mention “LA County Regional Training”)

Venue Information

Fairview Developmental Center
2501 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, California, 92626, United States

Vacant hospital and administrative building with onsite classrooms.  Restaurants near training location

Contract Hotel: Government rate at Ayres Fountain Valley 17550 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 (714) 861-5170
(Mention “LA County Regional Training”)

Classroom Location

Look for parked cars in the third parking lot past Pearl Way. You will see LACRTC training signage.

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