University of Maine at Augusta hosting events statewide for remotely piloted aircraft
Manned and unmanned Aviation Studies at the University of Maine at Augusta delivers a program of study for students who aspire to be pilots. Remotely piloted aircraft students also learn how to design, build, and maintain both fixed wing and quadcopter aircraft. They design systems with video and telemetry equipment and learn how to fly commercial missions.
The Aviation Studies program will be hosting a series of events throughout the state this summer to educate Mainers about Unmanned Aerial Systems, better known as drones or remotely piloted aircraft. The events will be held at all eight UMA Centers and at its Bangor campus, and are free for participants.
Each event will include a 90-minute presentation about the program and will explain the different course offerings for non-credit, credit, certificate, and early college courses. Each presentation will also explain how individuals and organizations are using drones and what the future of the industry holds. The…