Utility UAV training academy


Once considered an object of science fiction, the age of the autonomous utility is ready to be embraced. UAV data capture for transmission and distribution networks is a viable and available technology.

This training course is designed to provide attendees with a detailed knowledge base on UAVs and their application specifically within power utilities.

Course objectives

  • Understand the regulation
  • Understand the technology
  • Understand the economics
  • Understand how to operate safely
  • Understand hot to procure

Course Dates

Course Location

Cartersville, Georgia

Course Content

Continental breakfast and coffee

  • Understand the regulatory framework
  • Safety documentation, approvals and logistics
  • Platforms and payloads

Lunch buffet

  • Aircraft flight planning
  • Data acquisition planning
  • Navigation and system configuration
  • An introduction to survey control

Evening: Utility UAV training academy reception

Continental breakfast and coffee

  • Safe flight operations
  • Flight 1 - powerline inspections
  • LiDAR flight ground operations
  • Flight 2 - LiDAR collections
  • Post-flight debrief

Lunch buffet - BBQ

  • Post-flight data validation
  • Business applications & economics - line maintenance
  • Business applications & economics - engineering studies
  • Group discussion and summary

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