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Remote Pilot Training

Remote pilot training

If you thought that flying a drone was simply a hobby, think again. The demand for remote pilots with professional qualifications is growing. More and more businesses are identifying ways that drones can improve their operations and increase commercial opportunities.

Drone? RPA? UAV? Whatever you call it, the unmanned aviation industry is expected to grow significantly in the next decade. There has been an increase in remotely piloted aircraft career prospects and an ongoing evolution of drone technology.

In fact, remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) have already started being used instead of manned aircraft in many tasks, such as aerial surveying of land, buildings and facilities or providing eyes in the sky for emergency services. They’ve even been used in a university research project to collect whale mucus samples! Now that would require a skilled drone pilot!

The increased demand for professional drone operators means there is an increased need for remote pilot training. This is why Aviation Australia is now offering remote pilot training in partnership with Remote Aviation Australia.

The Certificate III in Aviation (Remote Pilot – Visual Line of Sight) AVI30616 is now available.

Our instructors are not just expert unmanned aircraft operators, but also include experienced pilots that developed a passion for RPAs. Their years of flying aircraft from the cockpit mean they have a detailed understanding of airspace regulations and how to operate aircraft safely. They will share this knowledge and experience with you, giving you invaluable insights to the role of a remote pilot and how it can impact upon the airspace you are flying in.

If you already have qualifications in remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) and you would like to seek pathways to equivalent or higher qualifications/licensing, please contact us.


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