By Tony DeMolina, P1 Contributor
Developing an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) training program for public safety presents both technical and tactical challenges.
A comprehensive training program must address:
- Evolving regulations for the use of UAS;
- Expanding roles for police deployment of UAS;
- Creating public approbation for drone operations;
- Ensuring safety – a critical element highlighted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) – is infused into training.
These concepts are incorporated in DRONE Training, a method for creating UAS education architecture and training plans taught through the Los Angeles