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Unmanned Aerial Systems

Current Prerequisites for this Course



All participants

Members in good standing

Required before start of event

Completion of Achievement 1 (Cadets) or Level 1 (Senior Members)

Required before start of event

Completion of General ES

Required before start of event

Completion of NSSE medical form

Required before start of event


Required before start of event


Minimum Age

16 years old


This course will prepare a member, with no previous small unmanned aerial system (sUAS) experience, to pass the FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate examination and have the basic skills to pass both a Form 5U Flight Examination and a Form 91U Mission Pilot Flight Examination using simple rotary wing sUAS.  




This activity is conducted in "field conditions." Uniforms and equipment should be maintained for the environment and weather conditions.
Lodging includes restroom facilities. Males and females will be quartered in separately. All personnel will be supervised during their stay. 
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Transportation during the activity will be provided as necessary utilizing Civil Air Patrol vehicles. 

 Transportation to and from this activity is not the responsibility of CAP and is provided "as available”. Limited transportation during the activity may be provided. Privately owned vehicles(POVs) traveling to or from such activity is performed solely at the risk of the individual CAP members and their passengers. CAP assumes no right of control, liability or responsibility for such transportation (reference CAPR 77-1, Operation and Maintenance of Civil Air Patrol Vehicles, para 1-8 b.).


Meals are not included in this course. Participants must arrive with enough nonperishable food items for the duration of the training. 


  • Utility Uniform (ABU, BDU, Corporate Field Uniform, USAF-style Flight Duty Uniform, Corporate-style Flight Duty Uniform). Refer to CAPM 39-1, Uniform Manual, Ch. 5 and 8 for proper wear and instructions. 
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