(+27) 67 425 4775 sales@rpas.training

Manned to Unmanned

Manned to Unmanned

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Duration

8 Days

Simulator Hours

Unlimited

Flight Hours

3 hours

About this Course

The manned to unmanned training course has been designed to specifically cater for candidates who already hold a SACAA Part 61 Licence.

Credit will only be allocated to the candidate after proof of holding the required qualification has been sent to the sales team for review and acceptance.

Credit for Previous Training

 

ATC NPL PPL (A) & (H) CPL (A) & (H) ATPL (A) & (H)
Human Performance
Meteorology
Navigation
Restricted Radio

 

ATC NPL PPL (A) & (H)
Human Performance
Meteorology
Navigation
Restricted Radio

 

CPL (A) & (H) ATPL (A) & (H)
Human Performance
Meteorology
Navigation
Restricted Radio

Entry Requirements

6

Be at least 18 years of age

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Hold a valid SACAA Licence

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Hold a Valid Radio Telephony Licence

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Hold an Aviation Class Medial of III or higher

End Qualification

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Remote Pilot Licence

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Multi-Rotor Rating

COURSE OFFERING

Lectures

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Theoretical Training

The course will run over 3 days, and covers a variety of theoretical and practical subjects, whereby your instructor will guide you through the concepts of unmanned flying.

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Air Law

Part 101 covers the function and operations of the RPL holder, in Air Law we cover all parts of the Law, including navigation of the CAA website and a more practical approach as the holder of an RPL.

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Radio Links

In this subject we cover Radio Frequencies, Polarization, Radio Waves, Antennas and Line of Site operations. This is very important to an RPAS operation because as an operator one has to understand how to manipulate the radio signal and manipulate a receiver in order to get a strong signal link and operate in a safe mann

Construction & Flight

In Construction of Flight, we cover the basic physics of flight. The syllabus covers all parts of the construction of the Multirotor and Aeroplane, we go in detail through all the components. We also look into the construction of a Multirotor and Aeroplane and discuss the manuals of each RPA.

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Airmanship & Field Ops Pack

This is in preparation for the DFE Test, we take the student through how to prepare for the actual DFE Test. We cover Airmanship in detail as well as we take a in depth look into preparing the student for the DFE Test. We cover how the student will use this preparation work to do their flight operations going forward in an operational environment with safety being the core focus.

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Battery Procedures

RPAS operations require an understanding of different types of batteries and how to manage and conserve the life span of batteries.

We cover a large spectrum of different battery types and also incorporate a practical approach on batteries for use with all types of RC or Drone operations

Examinations

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Theoretical Training

An exam will be written at the end of the theory classes

Battery Practical Flying

Our training packages incorporate a 3-hour actual flight training session with unlimited access to the drone simulator to practise the series of manoeuvres.

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Free Mock Skills Test

Free Simulator Training

Aircraft Options

You do not need to own your own drone to attend the course.

RPAS Training Academy provide you with a registered aircraft to train on to allow you to log you flight hours.

DJI Phantom 4

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Skills Test

Once all training is completed a final skills test will be carried out.

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Find a facility 

Joburg

Durban

Cape Town

Witbank

Testimonials

Don't take our word for it. Take it from our clients.

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Excellent facilities and training staff, I highly recommend RPAS Training Academy for anyone who wants to do their Drone License properly. RPAS Academy also helps new RPL Pilots to understand the industry better and try and find work opportunities.

- Wynand Steyn

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The instructors are great and knowledgeable. The new venue is amazing. Overall great experience

- Ryno Swart

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RPAS Training Academy is truly the greatest Drone Training school in South Africa! Friendly staff, conveniently located facilities and an interesting course! I am so happy to have my Remote Pilot License and am grateful to have found RPAS Training Academy when I did!

- Katherine Warner

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RPAS Training Academy provided me with professional training in a friendly environment. Instructors and material are of very high quality and the focus is on ensuring that the student understands the concepts and knows the work well. Practical training is done in a supportive environment which leads to relatively quick attainment of flight skills. A good and professional academy.

- Louis Watson

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RPAS TA really went out of their way to accommodate us, NamPower, to achieve our goal despite extreme time constraints as well as having to plan around rainy weather during the DFE test.

- Karl-Heinz Wagner

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I have thoroughly enjoyed my training at RPAS Training Academy. All the staff were great and despite some very trying weather conditions, had a great time learning to fly both Multirotor and Fixed wing drones.

- Peter Van Holthoon

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RPAS Training Academy took me from having no drone experience to becoming certified through a well organized program. The training was carried out with compassion and patience. Highly recommend.

- Alasdair Harris

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RPAS Training Academy took me from having no drone experience to becoming certified through a well organized program. The training was carried out with compassion and patience. Highly recommend.

- Alasdair Harris

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For start to finish, great experience and would recommend this academy to anyone. All personal very helpful! Easy to understand and a simple process.

- Bence

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I learned an incredible amount of stuff during my course. Jonathan really helped out on very short notice to help speed up the process a bit. Thank you, Jonathan! Shane was an incredible instructor out on the field. Very patient. Thank you so much for that. It has always been my dream to enter the aviation industry and RPAS training academy has given me the opportunity. I will most definitely be back for further training.

- Ruben Delmage

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All the instructors are vere well prepared and professional. They give guidance where needed and go the evxtra mile to ensure that all students all well prepared for final assessment. It was an amazing experience and they have a high standard in terms of time keeping.

- Bruce Ockhuis

Contact Us

Sales - (+27) 67 425 4775

Office - (+27) 81 592 0658

sales@rpas.training

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