Warren Community College droneThe Warren County Community College drone program is breaking new ground in many ways.  When it comes to employer demand for graduates, says WCCC President Will Austin, “I’ve never seen anything like it.”

Austin is not only the President of the College, he’s also the UAS Program Director, having gone back to school himself to get a Master’s Degree from Embry Riddle in order to run the program.   WCCC has invested heavily in the segment: students have access to a state-of-the-art UAS laboratory and outdoor multi-function “Flight Training Center” with an accident reconstruction training site, professional GCPs for engineering applications, take-off and landing pads for multi-rotor aircraft, launch & recovery areas for fixed-wing aircraft, NIST/AUVSI TOP pilot training and more.  The students who graduate have training in a wide variety of skills – useful across a wide variety of industries.

“We didn’t do other aviation programs,” says Austin….


Source: dronelife.com