Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Technician

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: AAS
  • Campus: Thief River Falls

Program Learner Outcomes

1. The student will identify the components of Unmanned Aerial Systems.
2. The student will define OSHA safety standards and safety principles utilized in the aircraft maintenance work environment.
3. The student will demonstrate basic understanding of AC and DC circuit terminology and the relationship in basic circuit operations.
4. The student will demonstrate proper use and function of test equipment for the operations and maintenance of aircraft equipment and components including but not limited to oscilloscopes, frequency generators, radio frequency (RF) power meters and multi-meters.
5. The student will describe computer hardware diagnostic procedures.
6. The student will employ computer maintenance principles.
7. The student will describe and install the hardware and software required to be able to communicate across a network.
8. The student will describe the topologies and physical issues associated with copper wire, microwave, optical fiber and RF links.
9. Reference programming manuals, sample programs and data sheets to solve programming and troubleshooting problems.
10. Demonstrate the installation of application software. Write programs which use sensors for autonomous navigation and control of a mobile robot.
11. Reference programming manuals, sample programs and data sheets to solve programming and troubleshooting problems.
12. Demonstrate appropriate risk management based on the aeronautical decision making process.
13. Present reports in a clear written and oral style.