Utility UAV training academy

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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
USA

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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